Cape Town -

Finance: Lodge and Travel Centre

ID 2057


Located at the foot of Table Mountain, the Lodge and Travel Centre is within walking distance of the city centre. Superb facilities, outstanding service and excellent security make it the fun, friendly way to discover Cape Town.

The recently refurbished Victorian mansion boasts clean, comfortable rooms and handy innovations like individual reading lights, personal safes and international plug points. The sparkling pool, landscaped gardens, spacious balconies and palm-fringed sundecks are great for chilling out – while the legendary Kumasi Bar is the place to party!

The Lodge serves delicious meals in the bar and has a well-equipped kitchen for self-catering. The place offers all accommodation options, including private rooms, dorms and en-suite rooms in the lodge and in the guesthouse around the corner.

The Travel Centre will help plan your next adventure in Southern Africa. From overland safaris to day tours, including car hire and accommodation, the knowledgeable staff will ensure guests have the best holiday ever!

The organization employs 15 staff members, the company is owner-run, currently more than 20 years old and well established.

Internship Description Finance:

The finance intern will look at checks and balances. 

Main duties are:

  • Assist bookkeeper with cash-ups
  • Reconciliation of reception takings and compare reports regarding airport transfers, telephone credit and internet income 
  • Count floats and change
  • Compile statistical data using computer generated reports
  • Assist with stock control in café – inputting data
  • Calculating commissions on taxi fares
  • Calculating laundry totals
  • Work out general ledger compartments from petty cash
  • Reconciling supplier and customer accounts on a monthly basis
  • Check food costings for bar and breakfast
  • Assistance with other business administration tasks (if needed)
  • You will have the chance to work in an international team in an interesting work environment.

Other internships offered by the company:

Food & Bar Manager

Business Administration

Social Media Marketing



  • Willing to work on shifts (e.g. 7am – 3pm and 2pm – 10pm) and weekends
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good English skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing conditions
  • Related course of studies
  • The owner will conduct a skype interview


  • Relaxed atmosphere 
  • International guests and interesting work environment
  • Very supportive staff
  • Free lunch provided or free accommodation in staff dorm

Start:on request

Duration: at least 3 months

Field:Finance/ Business Administration

Location: Cape Town – City Centre

Start: Flexible

Duration: 3 months

Field: Finance/ Business Administration

Location: Cape Town, City Centre

 Services included:

  • Mediation of the internship
  • Written confirmation
  • Regular meetings
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Activities suggestions
  • Welcome pack with tourist information

Additional services (optional):

  • Accommodation service in a shared apartment or host family
  •  Airport Shuttle
  •  Car rental agency