Our Support Centre is in Hemel Hempstead Herts we operate a hybrid working model and have 700 amazing team members across our support centre.

1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR

Job Details

Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid – 3 Days in office)
Annual salary + Bonus and Benefits

Are you an experienced accountant looking for your next opportunity? Do you want to be part of a highly skilled finance team in an organisation seeking to cement it’s place as a leader in the UK holiday space? Do enjoy working in a business focused on transformation? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an experienced qualified accountant to join our finance team, working closely with senior stakeholders across the business playing a crucial role in supporting the Finance Manager maintain accurate financial records, comply with reporting standards, and provide valuable insights into the company’s financial performance. This role requires attention to detail, analytical skills, and a strong understanding of accounting principles and reporting requirements.

is a full-time, permanent position based at our Head Office in Hemel Hempstead,
with an expectation of three days per week onsite and the remainder working

Your Opportunity:
To learn, develop and become an expert in a key area of the business by:

– Supporting the Finance Manager – Accounting to manage the weekly, month-end and year-end financial close processes for Haven.
– Supporting General Managers and Finance Business Partners with timely and accurate information.
– Optimising the functionality of ERPX for more efficient period close and reporting.
– Reviewing and reconciling general ledger accounts, ensuring proper documentation and support for all balances, highlighting as required areas of risk and opportunity against budgets and forecasts
– Helping to establish & maintain best practice for P&L and BS accounting throughout the Finance Operations team.
– Conducting variance analysis to identify discrepancies in financial results and assisting in providing explanations and recommendations for improvement

What we’d like you to bring:
– Strong grasp of GAAP or IFRS
– Understanding of financial impact on strategy
– Experience in Interpreting financial statements
– Experience in reconciling accounts accurately
– Able to collaborate effectively
– Detail-oriented for accuracy
– Clear written and verbal communication skills
– Excel proficiency for analysis
– Relevant degree or ongoing study
– Keep updated on industry trends
– Experienced in cross-functional teamwork
– Strategic financial planning ability
– Initiative in driving business goals
– Conduct with integrity and transparency
– Foster financial culture engagement
– Leadership with ethical standards.

–  Post qualified experience within a Professional Accounting/Finance qualification such as CIMA, ACCA or ACA 

What’s In It For You?
– Holiday allowance that rises with service, plus a
‘Holiday Buy Scheme’
– Annual bonus
– 20% discount on both Haven and Warner Hotels holiday for you, family and
– Comprehensive wellbeing support
– Access to the Bourne Leisure corporate box at the O2 Arena ,London
– Exclusive discounts with corporate partners
– Exciting career pathways, including Learning and Development opportunities
such as Apprenticeships and Degrees

Enhanced family friendly policies and pay* (eligibility criteria applied)

Who are we?
We’re part of an award-winning Bourne Leisure family, which includes Haven
& Warner Hotels. We have 9,000 fantastic team members and 39 beautiful
seaside locations and our HQ based in Hemel Hempstead.

What’s it like to work with us?
Working with us is ultimately defined by our
exceptional people and teams. At Haven, we take pride in our Breath of Fresh
Air culture, which focuses on valuing and supporting every team member. We
prioritise openness and transparency in our interactions allowing our team
members to be their authentic selves.
We operate a hybrid working model, meaning 50% of your working week will
be spent at the office, occasionally on Park, or at external events.

What can you expect during the recruitment process?
The interview process will be up to 3 stages and may contain a presentation or
skills test, depending on the role. If you require any support or reasonable
adjustments to help you perform at your best during this process, please let us

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we
are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are
central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds,
communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable
adjustments or flexibility that you may require, including whether a role can
be part-time or a job-share.

We genuinely care about every candidate’s experience during
the recruitment process and are here to provide support where we can. If you
require any assistance or reasonable adjustments while applying, please don’t
hesitate to reach out to us at resourcingteam@bourne-leisure.co.uk.

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