Assistant Accountant - Operations

Sandown Park Racecourse
Competitive plus benefits.
05 Apr 2017
03 May 2017
Miss Natasha Nagra
Job Function
Revenue Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you recently qualified, or studying towards your AAT and wondering what is next? We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join us on site at Sandown Park Racecourse, within an operational Accounting role where no two days will be the same!

Starting or developing a career with Compass Group means that you aren’t just taking another job. It’s an opening to an exciting and rewarding career within Finance. It’s your chance to join a global organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do. 

Compass is the world’s largest food and support services company, with operations not just in the UK but on almost every continent. We boast some exciting contracts with the likes of Chelsea F.C, the Brit Awards and Aintree Racecourse and we are always on the lookout for the best talent to join us.  

Main responsibilities

As an Operational Assistant Accountant at the Jockey Club, you will take responsibility for managing financial controls and implementing procedures and processes surrounding Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Cash Management. You will also support the production of financial statements, budgets and forecasts and analysis around our financial performance at Sandown Park Racecourse.

In return, you will have the opportunity to train and develop your skills and make the most of your career alongside receiving full study support. We believe that our people are our business, so along with the tools and support you need to get to where you want to go, well make sure you have fun along the way. We are dedicated to creating a positive place where the best people want to work. 

Ideal candidate

To fit in with us, and for us to be right for you; you will have recently qualified in, or be studying towards your AAT and have a demonstrable passion for the hospitality and leisure sector.  In addition to this, we are seeking an individual who has a solid grounding in transactional finance and candidates who have supported with the production of financial statements and/or management accounts. In addition to this, you will be an outstanding communicator who is confidently able to support senior managers. Due to the varied nature of the role, this role is well suited to an individual who is flexible to maintain a presence during race days.

If you think this role is for you and would like to obtain further information regarding salary or role specifics prior to making an application, please contact me