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Site Accountant

Adelie Foods Ltd
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
up to £45,000 per annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2019

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Site Accountant

Location: Milton Keynes

Salary: up to £45,000 per annum

Adelie Foods is the UK’s leading Food to Go business, supplying the UK retail and foodservice sectors with an unrivalled portfolio of consumer insight-led chilled food product. From its four manufacturing locations and seven distribution centres across the country, Adelie supplies a diverse range of retail and foodservice customers with over 3,000,000 fresh sandwiches and 250,000 salad packs every single week.

We are currently recruiting for a Site Accountant to be based in our Manufacturing site in Milton Keynes.  

As a Site Accountant you will be responsible for managing the financial reporting and analysis for the site and business partner the Site General Manager and his team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyse weekly material usage and labour performance for the site and make recommendations for improvements
  • Review and analyse daily material usage and labour performance for the site and make recommendations for improvements
  • Prepare month-end results and analyse performance versus budget
  • Lead reviews of overhead with site management to ensure accountability is in place
  • Ownership of the financial control processes on site and ensure adherence to these processes by the site team
  • Ownership of the site balance sheet accounts and preparation of monthly reconciliations
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes for the site and assist the Site Manager in building, reviewing, analysing and approving the site budgets and forecasts
  • Manage, develop and coach one direct report

This role is a full-time, working 40 hours per week.  The shift pattern is Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm however some flexibility would be required during peak periods.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferably FMCG;
  • Newly qualified or part qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA);
  • Very good understanding of all elements of financials in the operation (manufacturing) part of the business (desireable)
  • Strong financial accounting and analysis skills;
  • Very good understanding of financial systems and controls;
  • Experience providing financial support to senior management;
  • Experience reporting into a group structure

In return for your time & hard work

  • Salary, up to £45,000 per annum
  • 33 Days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Free parking on site

Interested? Apply Now!

Adelie Foods confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.



We are a unique business dedicated to creating the highest quality Food To Go and delivering across the country for customers in every channel. With the consumer at the heart of everything that we do, we lead innovation and development in a category that demands continual refreshment.

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