Management Accountant Worcester

Job Description

Job description

Our Client is a market leading contract catering company specialising in school food. By combining their understanding of the education sector and their knowledge of what’s on trend in the food world, they encourage creativity and excitement in their kitchens, allowing teams to do what they do best and provide fantastic food experiences for the children.

By providing excellent care and services to both clients and children, they have ensured the successful growth of the company and to keep up with the rapid pace of this growth, they are now looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join the team.

The Role:

We are seeking a driven and dynamic Management Accountant to join Finance Department at our Client's Worcester office. This role is 40 hours a week, 52 weeks per year, Monday till Friday 9am - 5pm.

The ideal candidate will have three years practical experience in preparing accurate and timely management accounts. To be a key support to the Operations team with any financial, analytical reporting requirements, and to ensure the balance sheet is fully reconciled for all associated companies.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of balance sheet control accounts, including assets, prepayments,
  • accruals and discounts.
  • Posting monthly journals as required
  • Oversee monthly Review and Approve process supporting operations with invoice sign off
  • Prepare monthly analytics for top/bottom 5 units including comparison to prior periods
  • Support the Commercial Controller in developing a robust budget and forecasting process
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Provide finance training to new managers and refresher training for existing staff and support in the finance training of unit staff
  • Responding to queries via email and telephone in a timely manner
  • Supporting the wider finance department by aiding with any reasonable request

About you:

The ideal candidate will be able to adapt easily to a dynamic environment, the
associated companies are continually diversifying and the ability to embrace change is essential. The willingness to take ownership and responsibility for one’s own workload is key, particularly whilst working with other teams within the finance function to aid the financial process from start to finish. Formatting and reconciling large amounts of data in Excel is integral to this position.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Minimum of two year’s practical experience
  • Experience in reconciling multiple systems
  • The capacity to deal with different business models
  • Actively studying towards a recognised accountancy qualification
  • Effective time management and a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Good analytical skill and attention to detail
  • Works well as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Flexible and adaptable to take on a variety of tasks


As well as a competitive salary and pension, you will be provided with following benefits:

  • 25 days of holidays plus bank holidays plus your birthday off
  • Working for a fast growing, ambitious company. There is no ceiling in terms of where you can take your career
  • A dedicated L&D team to support you in developing your skills including apprenticeships and training courses that are available for everyone.
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Store discounts

Please note, our Client expects all staff to share their commitment of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought by the company.

Pineapple Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of our client and are acting as Recruitment Agency.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £37,000.00-£40,000.00 per year

Work Location: In person


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  • Location Icon Location Worcester, United Kingdom
  • Salary Icon Salary £37000 - £40000
  • Reference Icon Job Reference REF1086
  • Calendar Icon Posted on Posted on 29 January 2024
  • Category Icon Category Contract Catering
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