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Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016 3:30 PM


SEA LIFE Arizona and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona.

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis. Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin in Arizona!

About The Role

We are now looking for a detail-oriented Accountant to assist with managing the day-to-day financial activities at our dynamic and exciting attractions. Reporting to the Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include financial reporting, month close, and cash room management for both SEA LIFE and LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona.

This role is a full-time, non-exempt and will work 5 days out of 7 (typically Monday to Friday), however, flexibility is required as there may be times when you will need to work weekends and outside or normal operating times.

Manage all aspects of revenue reporting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and cash room management.

Work closely with the Finance Manager and General Manager to manage capital project budgets.

Provide support to Commercial Manager by assisting with the analysis of revenue, cost of sales and inventory management.

Support Finance Manager with preparation of budgets, business plans, and capital plans.

Monthly accounting close and reporting processes, insuring all Merlin Entertainments, plc., financial policies and controls are maintained and followed.

Ensure at all times to deliver the highest level of customer service to internal and external partners, clients, suppliers, and guests.

Assist with the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising of cash room team members.

Ensuring all team members are trained to ensure the integrity of the cash room and the highest standards of accurate and efficient cash handling procedures are followed.

Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive and passionate approach to guest service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity.

Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).

About You
Minimum 2-3 years of accounting and/or finance experience in the service or entertainment industry; including a visitor attraction, theme park, museum, hotel or theater environment.

Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite and advance excel skills.

Excellent knowledge of accounting software.

Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
Excellent management and interpersonal skills.

Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).

Desire to work in fast-paced environments.

Must be flexible to work shifts outside normal business hours, may include some weekends and holidays; especially during month end.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.

About The Benefits

In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us

Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work.!

• Location: Arizona Mills Mall, Phoenix

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