Rudding Park

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About Rudding Park

A privately owned luxury hotel, with 90 bedrooms and suites, destination spa, two restaurants, a kitchen garden, private cinema, two golf courses and conference and events space. Set in 300 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, Rudding Park is the most beautiful hotel in Harrogate. 

A few of our most recent awards:

  • 2020, Best Spa Hotel, World Spa and Wellness Awards (Western Europe & Scandinavia)
  • 2020, Best Spa Outside Facilities, Good Spa Guide
  • 2019 Best Independent Hotel of the Year, Cateys
  • 2019 Hotel Spa of the Year, AA Hospitality Awards
  • 3 AA Rosettes, Horto Restaurant

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Your career at Rudding Park 

As a privately owned hotel, spa and golf course, we have a number of opportunities at all levels. Each member of the Rudding Park team strives to provide outstanding experiences through real care for our guests, and many of our staff remain with us for many years.

There are many ways to develop your career at Rudding Park. We actively support development and encourage our team to try different roles and departments. Many staff have received long service awards and some return to us after spending time in other companies or working abroad.

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How you will be shaping Rudding Park as their Finance Manager  

To be successfully considered for this exceptional role at Rudding Park in Harrogate, you will ideally be AAT/ACCA qualified or have equivalent experience. You will also need strong excel skills, be an analytical thinker, and have an eye for detail. As you will be required to deputise for the Head of Finance, you will need to handle challenging conversations and have excellent all-round communication skills.

Due to Rudding Park’s exceptional reputation, we are always abuzz with activity, so this role would suit someone who is used to working in a busy environment. It would also be a bonus if you have experience working within the tourism and leisure sector, but this is not a deal breaker!

Your key responsibilities as Finance Manager at Rudding Park

  • Assisting with the production of the month end accounts and month end reconciliations
  • Management of revenue audit
  • Ensure that all internal control procedures are adhered to and report any perceived weaknesses to the Head of Finance
  • Ensure that all financial regulations are met through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
  • Supporting in dealing with supplier queries, reconciliations and invoices promptly, and prepare payments for review and execution by the Head of Finance
  • Assist the Head of Finance to provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting
  • Payment processing and processing of journals
  • Maintain balance sheet accounts for review by the Head of Finance
  • Assist with maintaining fixed asset and depreciation schedules
  • Assist with production of year-end accounts and schedules

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Benefits to joining our team 

There are several benefits to working at Rudding Park in Harrogate, including discounted food, drink and hotel accommodation for your friends and family (subject to availability). You will also receive a meal from the employee canteen whilst you are working, and access to the Employee Assistance Programme from Hospitality Action, who offer advice to our employees 24/7. This is all in addition to a competitive salary long service awards, medical schemes and a great pension.

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Laura Gunby 

I specialise in permanent placements for part to newly qualified accountants across Yorkshire. I began my career in recruitment in 2019 after previously working in finance myself. I have a strong client base across multiple industry sectors and I work with a variety of businesses.

If you are looking for new opportunities, have a need to hire into your team or would like any information on the current market, please get in touch.

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