Sage Hospitality Resources Accounting Intern in Chicago, Illinois
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.
Ritz Carlton Chicago
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 5 lbs. No bending/kneeling required. Stationary position. No continuous standing, climbing or driving required.
High school education or equivalent experience.
Accounting background preferred, but not required.
Personal computer, calculator and telephone (80-90% of time).
Work inside 100% of 8 hours.
Full Time - Temporary