Great opportunities for training in industry in growing plc (Sponsored)

Jun 21, 2019

More students these days are looking for an engaging training-in-industry experience. Dalata Hotel Group is offering an exciting training journey in their Graduate Finance Programme for 2019 and 2020.

Dalata Hotel Group plc, the largest hotel group in Ireland and a growing presence in the UK, including the Maldron and Clayton Hotels, has had excellent success with its training-in-industry finance graduate programme. In its sixth year, the progressive plc is now inviting applications for the 2019 and 2020 intake, and welcome ambitious graduates to apply.

The Dalata Hotel Group Graduate Finance Programme is a high profile, three and a half year training programme which Dalata runs in conjunction with Chartered Accountants Ireland, offering graduates tailored professional development with Ireland’s largest hotel group. Dalata has over 5,000 employees and is on a very exciting journey in its expansion plan, making Dalata the ideal place to complete a graduate programme.

On this programme, not only will you build up experience in the hotel finance, group finance and internal audit teams, you’ll also have exam support for an accountancy qualification. On top of that, 60% of the previous graduates from Dalata training programme are now in full-time roles within their finance structure.

This programme is in line with the company’s strategy of developing talent within the organisation and growing future leaders from strategic succession planning.

What Dalata offer:

  • A competitive graduate package, including study support.
  • Opportunities to progress through a variety of positions as your experience develops, including possible rotations in their Hotel Finance, Group Finance, Strategy and Development and Internal Audit teams, providing you with an exciting, fully-rounded and relevant experience. 
  • Exposure to the full spectrum of finance activities, working at the heart of a dynamic Irish plc that has embarked on a phase of significant investment and growth. These include:

    • financial and management accounting including budgeting and forecasting;
    • group financial reporting;
    • financial planning and analysis;
    • treasury and banking;
    • strategy and development;
    • investor relations;
    • tax (specialist tax stream); and
    • internal audit
  • Development. Learning and advancement are at the core of Dalata. There are multiple opportunities to grow and develop within the group after you complete your traineeship.

As well as strong academics, we are looking for dynamic, ambitious individuals with good communication skills, a positive can-do attitude and an appetite for learning.

Our search is not restricted to business and finance graduates; we will consider applicants from other disciplines with strong academic track records who demonstrate that they meet our criteria for selection.

Dalata would like to hear from you if you:

  • are a high-calibre, ambitious graduate (level 8 NFQ or equivalent) with an outstanding academic record;
  • want to work within a young, ambitious, Irish-headquartered plc;
  • want to obtain a professional accounting or tax qualification through the three and a half years ;
  • want to train in industry and get the added benefit of relevant business and commercial experience; and
  • full eligibility to work in Ireland and the UK for an unlimited time.

Apply now to be a part of the Class of 2019 or 2020. Email: Aine Doyle on