Sage Hospitality Resources Accounting Intern in Chicago, Illinois

9576BR

Req #:

9576BR

Why Us:

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. And as one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work alongside your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Job Title:

Accounting Intern

Location Name:

Ritz Carlton Chicago

City:

Chicago

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

The Accounting Intern opportunity will include exposure to general accounting as well as general finance support. Candidates should be students pursuing a degree in Accounting or Finance.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.

Ability to compile facts and figures.

Ability to operate personal computer and calculator.

Telephone etiquette skills needed.

Excellent hearing required as outside vendors call in to Accounts Payable Clerk.

Excellent vision required for viewing of CRT screen.

Excellent speech communication skills required to communicate with vendors calling in on phone.

Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read bills, accounts, etc.

Abilities

Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 5 lbs. No bending/kneeling required. Stationary position. No continuous standing, climbing or driving required.

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent experience.

Experience

Accounting background preferred, but not required.

Material/Equipment Used

Personal computer, calculator and telephone (80-90% of time).

Environment

Work inside 100% of 8 hours.

Position Type:

Full Time - Temporary

State:

IL