Assistant Accountant – Student
1 Year Placement / Sandwich Year 
Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid)
Competitive Salary

Our finance team’s within Bourne
Leisure’s – Haven & Warner
is excited to offer numerous outstanding
opportunities for students majoring in Finance, Accounting, Business,
Economics, or Mathematics to embark on a one-year placement with us as part of
your university sandwich degree program.

This presents an exceptional
chance to acquire firsthand finance experience within a large, multifaceted
organisation. The role is ideally suited for students seeking to gain insight
into the operations of a finance department in a bustling work environment.

Additionally, this is a hybrid
opportunity, with an expectation to work from our Head Office in Hemel
Hempstead three days a week, while the remainder of the time can be spent
working remotely from home.

Please note, this is a Placement Year for those studying an Undergraduate degree only. We will not pursue applications for those who are studying a Postgraduate degree (Masters). 

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

– Producing a suite of weekly
reports for distribution across the business
– Posting ledger entries into the accounting system
– Reconciliation of P&L cost lines, ensuring accruals and prepayments are
entered when required
– Allocation of accrual entries to maintain a clean and tidy list of
transactions for analysis
– Being involved in Annual Budget and quarterly forecasting
– Supporting in various exciting projects when short-term goals are set
– Providing analytical and financial support to Regional Accountants
– Developing relationships with Operations Directors in sending and explaining
reports. Guiding their focus to the correct place
– Undertaking Ad hoc reporting, analysis, and accounting entries
– Undertaking Ad hoc support for the Haven HODs on park answering queries
received over email and phone.

What we’d like you to bring:
– Learns through ‘experience’ and is questionable and inquisitive
– Microsoft Excel skills
– With training, the ability to grasp new online systems
– Excellent communication and listening skills
– Excellent organisation skills
– Accurate and attention to detail
– Ability to work successfully within a team environment in addition to working
well alone
– A level grades of B and above preferably in numerical subjects
– Studying a Business/Economics/Mathematics/Accounting type degree
– Ability to prioritise tasks for deadlines to be hit

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 compromise of 3 stages; a screening call, a virtual
interview and an invite to an Assessment Day.  
you require any support or reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your
best during this process, please let us know.  

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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