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Accounts Assistant, Delta Norton Park Hotel, Winchester
Winner: Stage One Financial Management, February 2018 And Overall Learner of the Year for Financial Management

Moving to the UK to look for a new challenge and to improve her command of the English language, Maria initially started as a room attendant and public area cleaner at Norton Park Hotel, before moving into a position in the accounts department after a year.

With a degree in Business and Administration Management from her time at university in Spain, skills wise, Maria was well equipped for a successful career in accounts and it was while in this position that she embarked on her HOSPA education, as she looked to further her accounting capabilities.

 Of her time as a HOSPA learner, Maria said:

“Our Financial Controller encouraged me to start the course and I’m really glad I did. It has helped me to refresh the knowledge I acquired at university, while providing better understanding of my daily duties and learning new tasks such as budgeting and forecasting.”

 Maria hopes to keep gaining experience within the accounts department, developing her career and looking to progresses to a more senior position in future.

To enrol on the next programme for Financial Management or Revenue Management 

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