Finance Intern
Buffalo, NY 
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Are you an energetic undergraduate or graduate student who’s seeking an incredible paid internship program? Yes! Then this may be the perfect internship for you! Keep reading to learn more about this great opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

About Delaware North

A global leader in hospitality and food service, Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held companies in North America. The company has a strong reputation in its industries – hospitality, food service, travel and tourism, retail, gaming and entertainment -- with more than 100 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom. Visit .

Delaware North internships are paid and can be completed for academic credit! Delaware North provides a fun, fast-paced and friendly environment for its interns, offering students real-world, real-work learning experiences. Interns will discover how a global hospitality company operates and will work alongside exceptional team members that exemplify : Lean Forward, Come Together, Stand Up, Do Right, Think Guest. Students will receive mentoring and coaching and will participate in skill development trainings. Internship opportunities are available at our global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., an iconic, 12-story glass-walled building in the vibrant hub of the new and historic Buffalo. The headquarters integrates the latest advances in environmental energy conservation and office design and features cutting-edge technology.

  • Summer internship dates generally span: May 20th - August 23th 2019*.
  • Hours: __40_ hours per week
  • Pay: $12 per/hour for undergraduate students

$17 per/hour for graduate students

  • Must be a current student in an undergraduate or graduate degree program

Duration of the summer internship is between 10 to 14 weeks.

The Opportunity

Learning Objectives & Goals:

Learn the structure and reporting hierarchy of the Patina Restaurant Group

Help to develop and consolidate the Weekly reports for management

Help to consolidate and analyze the monthly forecasts, month-end results and other ad hoc financial requests

Help to develop improved financial reporting by improving the existing excel and macro based reporting models and marrying them with new system reporting


Prepare the weekly consolidated financials and summarize commentary to “tell the story” of the company for that operating week

Help to gather data and prepare historical analysis for the benefit of management and the field

Prepare the monthly consolidated forecast data and summarize commentary for the forecast each month

Consolidate month-end results (including true ups) and comment on the drivers that created month-end variances

Coordinate with units to gather information and improve processes for unit analysis of key events and developments in our company

Skill/Competence Development:

Excel mastery – consolidating the data for PRG entails knowledge of macros (VBA) and consolidating many files from shared drive folders

Powerpoint and presentation skills – each new business deal and reporting period will provide the intern with an opportunity to prepare a powerpoint presentation to succinctly summarize the most relevant results and trends

Coordination and Teamwork – the intern will be required to reach out and coordinate with units across NYC, LA, Anaheim and Orlando to gather information, help to roll out requests and initiatives and communicate results

Financial acumen and experience – learn how the restaurant industry functions and identify the challenges and opportunities to improve the business


Pursuing a Degree Pursuing an MBA in Finance preferred

Area of Study(s): Finance and/or Accounting

Software/Technical Skills: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Hyperion, Foodservice Ace, PeopleManager

Other Skills or Experience: Excel VBA skills preferred


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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