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Financial Accountant - Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant - Hemel Hempstead

About The Role

Reporting to the Head of Financial Reporting, the purpose of this role is to own key balance sheet processes and to support in the preparation of statutory accounts. The role will require end to end ownership of processes and balance sheet reconciliations for a number of key areas. Alongside this will be the production of draft FRS101 accounts for the Group companies and supporting with day-to-day requirements for the annual audit. The role will provide the opportunity to document and improve processes and provide support for ad hoc projects within a growing team. The role will involve working across multiple systems and with a wide range of both internal and external customers.
Key Accountabilities of the Role
  • Own the process and accounting for key balance sheet areas to include posting of monthly journals, budgeting, forecasting and arranging payments eg for Entertainment Licences.
  • Identify risks, opportunities and issues in these key balance sheet areas and proactively share with finance/other business leaders where required.
  • Produce financial statements for 7 statutory entities under IFRS/FRS101 for review by manager/Financial Controller.
  • Support the annual audit with walkthroughs, process explanations and samples.
  • Ensuring that all balance sheet reconciliations are completed accurately and to the highest standards.
  • Support the provision of information to HMRC for VAT and other required returns.
  • Supporting the implementation of projects and new initiatives to ensure appropriate consideration is given to proper balance sheet controls.
  • Supporting the Finance Separation programme, including process documentation, testing, and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.

About You
We're looking for someone who is either newly qualified in ACCA/ACA/CIMA or at their final stages of completing to join our team here at Butlin's. You should have knowledge of underlying processes and controls relating to the balance sheet and reconciliations as well as possessing strong excel skills.

The ideal candidate will have experience of using ERPX or a similar system, as well as being confident in learning new systems and processes. You should have an accurate and detailed approach and be able to clearly identify and implement process improvements.

You will be working with our internal teams at our support centre, as well as our teams on resort and some external partners so you should have a positive and proactive approach and be able to communicate and engage successfully.

  • 20% team discount on Butlin's family and Big Weekender breaks
  • 20% off Haven and Warner holidays
  • Life Assuranc
  • Free Butlin's holiday for team once per year - 10 donation to GOSH per person
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • Long Service awards
  • PAM Assist - our free and confidential health and wellbeing support, available 24/7
  • Financial Wellbeing - We've partnered with high-street bank Barclays to offer our team a range of useful tools and exclusive offers to help support your financial life.
  • Pension
  • Apprenticeships
  • Discounts on your shopping and purchases via our Backstage Pass app
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Holiday Buy - our holiday buy scheme provides you with the opportunity to purchase additional holiday for the calendar year.
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • Family friendly and flexible working policies

About Butlin'sAt Butlin's, we're all about fun, excitement, and adventure by the bucketload! For over 80 years we've been delighting hundreds of thousands of guests each year, whether on a non-stop action family break or our epic Adult only Big Weekenders.

Ask any of our team, past and present, and one of the best things they'll say about working at Butlin's is our culture! We're all about providing our guests with an Altogether More Entertaining and Fun Break, brought to life through our three mighty values.
So, if you want a role where you Create Smiles, where you aren't afraid to Get Stuck In and where the team genuinely Cares For Each Other - this could be the perfect fit for you.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Butlin's!

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