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Finance Assistant (Financial Planning & Analysis)

Job description

Finance Assistant

Parkwood Leisure Head Office - Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire.

Up to £27,000

Full Time, Permanent, flexible/hybrid options available.

Based at our head office in Droitwich, our Finance department is on the hunt for an Finance Assistant to join our central support team within the Financial Planning team.  Our finance department has a proven track record for staff training, development and support and we offer free parking, flexible/hybrid working options, study support and access to a local leisure facility as part of our generous package.

The Opportunity

As part of a team, you will:

  • Assist with the P&L budget process;

  • Assist with the P&L forecast process;

  • Assist with the capital budget process, including raising of orders and monitoring of capital spends against budget;

  • Assist with the equipment lifecycle process, including draw down of lifecycle funding;

  • Prepare asset and lifecycle balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items;

  • Deal with internal team queries as a first point of call regarding the above, assisted by the Finance Manager where necessary;

  • Undertake any other duties as may be required by the company.

The Person

  • Studying towards AAT or part qualified by experience.

  • Previous management accounts experience is advantageous but not essential.

  • Strong spreadsheet skills (Excel/Google Sheets).

  • Must be IT proficient

  • Meticulous, organised, enthusiastic and hardworking.

  • Good communication skills

  • Have a good attention to detail.

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and timescales

  • Good time management and the willingness to take a hands on approach

  • Able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplined team.

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Use of local corporate gym membership

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

How to Apply

If you feel like you’d be successful in this role or are interested to know more, we’d love to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to


Closing date

30th June 2024

About Parkwood Leisure

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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