Finance Intern

Team: Finance

Location: London

We are Hostmaker – nice to meet you!

Hostmaker is a fast growth, tech enabled, full-service home rentals management company - looking for recent graduates or students to work with us for our Rotational Internship programme.

We offer dynamic pricing expertise, thoughtful interior design and hotel-style operations for homes across London and key European cities. We raised a Series B round in November 2017 and are backed by institutional funding from credible investors from technology, real estate and hospitality backgrounds.

Marriott International, the largest hotel company in the world, recognised our industry leadership by selecting Hostmaker as preferred partner for its first foray into serviced homestays, introducing Tribute Portfolio Homes in April, 2018.

Hostmaker was featured by Forbes as one of five fastest-growing British businesses to watch in 2016 and ranked #20 and then #11 by StartUps UK in 2016 and 2017, respectively. 

 

What can you expect?

  • To gain amazing experience in a leading fast-paced tech & hospitality startup
  • To develop a varied set of skills in finance.
  • To support the global finance team in processing payments, invoices etc. 
  • To polish your amazing problem-solving skills - We’ll be testing your mettle with a whole host of tasks, some of them we’ve never tackled before and asking you to find new and innovative to deliver our services
  • To work full-time.

What will you bring?

  • A reliable, hard working and willing to get stuck into anything
  • You have basic maths and accounting knowledge. 
  • Fresh thinking and able to step back and solve problems, but not afraid to get stuck in to the day to day of operating a business
  • You truly get the homestay and hospitality experience - and can go above and beyond to deliver a great guest experience
  • You have good written English (other languages are a bonus!) and able to create and refine written listings or important customer emails 
  • A trouble-shooter, naturally able to find new ways of doing things and able to communicate and convince of your ideas
  • You've got great attention to detail, which you'll prove to us when you remember to mention your favourite holiday destination in your Cover Letter!
  • Able to start ASAP and work full-time for a 6 month period

Our Culture and Perks

Culture is important to us. We love what we do, and make sure everyone in the team feels valued, respected and important. This makes people take pride in their work, and that’s when the best work is produced.

A few of the many perks of joining the Hostmaker team:

  • A fast-growing Series B-stage company full of bright, engaged folks who’ll keep you on your toes everyday
  • Regular celebrations and office breakfast, drinks and snacks
  • An incredibly talented team who can teach you anything 

A final word - in your cover letter, please outline a real world example where you've either (a) fixed a critical problem fast or (b) gone above and beyond for a customer.

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