Compass Group

Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Compass Group
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
20 May 2024
Closes
22 May 2024
Ref
com/1705/76427003/52642056/WJ
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time
Experience level
Part qualified
We're currently recruiting a dedicated Finance Assistant to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Restaurant Associates on a part time basis, contracted to 21 hours per week. As a Finance Assistant, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate. We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • Subsidised meals
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes
Here's an idea of what your shift pattern will be:
  • Mon:
  • Tues: Full-time (Days)
  • Weds: Full-time (Days)
  • Thurs: Full-time (Days)
  • Fri:
  • Sat:
  • Sun:
Could you bring your spark to Restaurant Associates? Here's what you need to know before applying: Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of key schedules used in the preparation of main statutory accounts.
  • Full responsibility for the preparation of statutory accounts for smaller trading and dormant entities.
  • Liaise with a number of key individuals in group finance to agree/obtain key information
  • Communicate when required with many key stakeholders within the UK business to ensure all aspects of the accounts are complete
  • Liaise with and prepare detailed information for external auditors.
  • Continuously review processes ensuring they are as efficient as possible
  •  Able to analyse and interpret large data sets from multiple sources in differing formats.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with the management and training of junior colleagues on specific activities such as balance sheet reporting. 
  • Provide constructive feedback for them to action.
  • Prepare a number of central balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and present findings in review meetings.
  • Arrange and attend all central balance sheet review meetings and maintain a tracker of findings.
  • Provide assistance to other areas of the team during busy periods.
  • Ensure payroll returns and liabilities are filed/paid on time each month.
  • Preparing ad-hoc reports analysis for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Keep up to date with current changes to international accounting standards to ensure accurate reporting within key financial statements and assist the Finance Manager in providing technical support to sector colleagues on a wide range of accounting matters.
Our ideal Finance Assistant will:
  • Be studying towards ACA, CIMA, ACCA (or equivalent)
  • High numeric and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate information
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence internal and external parties
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise own work
  • Ability to take on a broad spectrum of work under pressure and to deliver in agreed timescales
  • Positive attitude towards colleagues
  • Up to date on current and planned changes to international accounting standards
  • SAP/Cognos experience (desirable)
Restaurant Associates provides brilliant hospitality through our food, drink and services. We work with our partners and collaborate with our clients to achieve great things together. Every day, our teams of passionate hospitality professionals strive for excellence in delivering employee dining and hospitality to some of the UK's leading workplace as well as inspiring exceptional experiences in iconic cultural and heritage destinations. Job Reference: com/1705/76427003/52642056/WJCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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