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Trainee Accountant / Finance Assistant

Ellesmere Port

Job Title: Trainee Accountant

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Salary: Competitive dependant on experience

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

The Company:

The Company is Europe’s largest leisure operation by number of attractions operating in 11 countries across 80 centres.

Founded in 1991 with a head office in Madrid they operate waterparks, aquariums, animal parks, theme Parks, ski Resorts and wellness spas. Their UK operation consists of 9 sites spread across the entire UK and you may be required to travel, including overnight stays, to any of them in line with the business needs.

Their mission and values, which are shared by all staff and underpin every aspect of the work they do, are:

Mission statement

“To offer fun in parks which are safe and environmentally friendly, guarantee a high quality of service with customers served by a motivated team to ensure they are satisfied and want to return”

Core values

  • Quality of Service
  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Focus on Results
  • Teamwork
  • Personal Development

The Role:

This is a trainee accountant role with a difference. For sure it contains the usual expectations of an accounting role however the environment is pretty unique as you may be doing stock counts of fish one day and rollercoasters the next. It’s a fast paced environment and you’ll be given opportunities in all areas of accounting meaning you fulfil your practical requirements of a professional qualification, such as CIMA or ACCA, as well as the theory side in taking exams. A study support package is available with this trainee role.

You’ll need to use both Sage Payroll and Sage 200 Accounts so previous experience would be very advantageous.

About You:

Already AAT qualified you are ready to take the next step in your accounting career. You need to be organised, methodical friendly and outgoing and able to build relationships easily. A natural communicator and team player and thrive in an environment that is a bit different from the norm, have a desire to get involved in all aspects of the business and understand that their success relies on the quality of their hospitality.

About the benefits:

Alongside a competitive salary they are offering a benefits package that includes a pension plan, holiday package – increasing on an annual basis, two week Christmas close down period, Monday to Friday working out of season and an Annual Pass into the Company’s attractions worldwide.

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and covering letter for this role.

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Trainee Accountant, Junior Bookkeeper, Accountancy Trainee, Junior Accountant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Team Assistant, Accounts Clerk, CIMA, ACCA, Accounts Junior, Finance Admin, Payroll Administrator, Assistant Accountant may also be considered for this role.