Accounts Assistant

Job Description

Accounts Assistant

  • The Accounts Assistant reports to the Financial Controller and Finance Officers . They are accountable
    for assisting the senior Finance Team in all aspects of Finance as per their request
  • Create and sustain a work environment that embraces the company vision, mission and values and
    ensures fair, equitable treatment of all staff
  • Focus on the brand essence – “A good night’s A sleep means a good day’s work” in a Zero Harm
    environment through the (as yet to be defined) guest centric touch points
  • Knowledgeable in the provisions and obligations of the Campus Operations Contract, related EDF
    guidelines, all sub-contract agreements and ensures compliance on all contractual matters
  • Ensures that all team members (as appropriate) are full conversant with the provisions and financial
    obligations of the various agreements that define the management function of the Campus
  • Ensures that all accounting entries are in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounts
  • Seeks out opportunities with revenue and profit potential commensurate with overall business direction
  • Practiced in customer and employee relations, contributing to the successful running of the Campus,
    and the satisfaction of those who work in it, consistent with that success
  • Working with colleagues at all levels to deliver a consistent level of quality service

Qualifications for the job

  • No specific experience required
  • Willingness to learn and achieve high standards in Finance
  • Desirably be an active student of a Finance or Accounting course or its equivalent
  • Must be strategic in his/her over-all approach
  • Must be an intuitive communicator
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills

Your entitlements

Competitive Salary and Benefits
You will belong to Job Level – Grade 3
Your compensation and benefits are embodied in your employment contract

Position summary

The Accounts Assistant is responsibility for complying with all requests by the Financial Controller or Finance
Officers with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy in the areas designated to ensure the maximisation
of long- term operating performance of HOST campus. Directly supports the Financial Controller in the
implementation of the business objectives.

Duties & responsibilities

Upon your appointment, your immediate responsibility will be to ensure a smooth transition from the pre-
opening phase to the scheduled day of opening.

  • Assist the Financial Controller and Finance Officers with varying tasks to assist in the planning and
    implementation of all the pre-opening requirements for the Finance Department
  • Accountable for adhering to all procedures related to all areas of the Finance function and completing
    all tasks in a timely and accurate manner
  • Contribute accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews• Assist in the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, report variances and all the monthly,
    quarterly and yearly financial statements
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes
  • Assist in the management and compliance with government (HMRC) and regulatory reporting
    requirements and tax filings
  • Assist in the successful performance of the HOST campus by increasing profitability and contributing to
    the return on investment goals for the shareholders
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of HOSTs market positioning using competitive resources, adjusting
    strategy accordingly
  • Perform any other administrative task as required by the Campus Operations Director / Financial
    Controller

Key Result Areas and Common Standards of Performance for all managers in the following areas:

  • Financial
  • Asset Control
  • Legal Compliance
  • Sub-Contractors
  • Staff Records Development & Training
  • Team Briefing
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Health & Safety
  • Quality Control
  • Environment
  • Care of the Property
  • Management Team Contributions/meetings
  • Record keeping
  • Walk the Job
  • Assigned Projects
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