|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Financial Accountant|
Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain. We rely on talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional technical skills and have personal characteristics that live up to the high standards of the brand. We have an exciting opportunity in our Finance Department for a Financial Accountant.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Financial Accountant will support the financial controller with ensuring the Longleat Estate Accounts are accurate and reconciled on a timely basis. There will be responsibility to provide control over the estate income and overheads as well as cost management of the Longleat Group capital projects.
Duties will include preparing monthly management accounts and financial reports as well as submission of internal and external audits as well as corporate governance and data protection compliance.
A full Job Description can be forwarded on request from firstname.lastname@example.org
The ideal candidate should be educated to a degree level with part-qualified professional accountancy (ACCA, CIMA) as well as previous work experience as an accountant.
We are also looking for someone with excellent knowledge of a range of financial software packages, with high level of analytical and problem solving skills using exceptional IT and communication skills.
HOURS OF WORK
The role is full time permanent position working 37.5 hours a week, 5 day out of 7 primarily Monday to Friday, A degree of flexibility is required to ensure core objectives are achieved with some out of hours work and travel may be required during times of peak activity.
Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.
At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complementary Longleat Safari Park and Cheddar admission tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).