Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/111473
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £21,000 to £23,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: £21000 - £23500
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As our Accounts Assistant you will support and work closely with our Financial Controller, who in turn supports our Head Office Accounts Department.

You will play a key role within the finance department and it is vital that you posess traits such as credibility, diligence with the ability to handle sensitive information.

Sedgebrook Hall is located in the charming village of Chapel Brampton in the heart of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside and set in 13 acres of picturesque gardens. The original manor house is a spectacular sight to see and the grounds are ideal for getting a breath of fresh air.

The Venues Collection, a grouping of seven easily accessible event spaces with hotel-like residential and leisure facilities. Located across the UK, our venues all feature stylish and individual event spaces, including both contemporary and historic meeting areas.

We value our diverse and passionate people and In return we are committed to putting their health and wellbeing first as well as supporting their career development.

What we'll give:

Accounts Assistant

  • Up to £23,500 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Full business and site induction
  • Free onsite gym
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised meals
  • Discounted rates on Venues Collection rooms/stays
More about the role:
  • Processing daily banking from Restaurant, Bar & Reception and corrections/variances
  • Daily bank reconciliations
  • Sales Ledger
  • Bank transfer allocations
  • Input of daily revenue figures and reconciliation
  • Daily data input to Excel documents
  • Issue of Purchase Orders
  • Assist with stocktaking
  • HR, payroll & wage forecast
  • Cost control
  • Debt recovery
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Producing Excel spreadsheets and word documents
  • Setting up new supplier accounts and maintaining existing account details
  • Investigating and resolving finance queries
Who you are:
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and Outlook (Microsoft Office)
  • Numerically minded
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Be self-motivated, a quick learner with a can-do attitude
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Highly organised, with dedication to your work to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner and that all daily/weekly/monthly deadlines are met.
  • Good working knowledge of one or more of the following:  SAP, Opera, Foodbuy, 3C Payments is desirable
  • Hotel Accounts/Admin experience would be advantageous
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.