Compass Group

Assistant Location Accountant

Compass Group
Swansea, UK
£26,000.00 P/A
20 Sep 2023
20 Oct 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

About the Role

As our Assistant Location Accountant you will provide financial/administrative support to the Senior Location Accountant (SLA), Finance Business Partner (FBP) and the Operations Teams.

You will actively participate in the development of a “One Compass” UK Finance Function to continually improve service levels, cost effectiveness and add value to commercial activities undertaken.

All key tasks and measures must be aligned to the Finance and Compass MAP (Management and Performance Reporting) plans.

  • Ensure Billing is invoiced accurately and complete
  • Cash/Credit Card journals
  • Proactively work with credit control, operations and the client to ensure invoiced debt is collected to terms
  • Work with EP’s to follow sales process map and escalation
  • Fcast/Actual Reconciliation
  • Closing monthly accounts in line with deadlines and all post month end reporting
  • Flash Weekly, Budget Annual and all rolling adjustments
  • Gross margin improvements
  • Purchasing compliance
  • Cost of good is calculated and measured within venue expectations weekly/monthly
  • Work with HOD’s to ensure wastage is measured and minimised where possible, also flashed when necessary
  • Stocks are Submitted checked & verified in line with IPOE guidelines
  • Review Mater log NO PO’s weekly and any Reconciliations
  • Investigate PO discrepancies or Invoices without PO’s
  • Payments/Allocations
  • Supplier Accounts/Missing P/L Payments/Foodbuy

Assistant Location Accountant

  • £26,000 per annum dependent on experience, per hour, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Meals provided on duty

Person Specification

  • Can Do attitude that can find new/quicker ways of meeting goals, responds quickly under pressure and overcomes hurdles to achieve targets
  • Passion for Quality, understands prioritising and communication with financial/non-financial people and how to get the best out of both
  • Win through Teamwork- Pursues friendly relationships with colleagues and clients, Embrace Diversity-Listens to others and values their contributions, receptive to new and builds on ideas and acts in ethical and socially responsible manner


  • Experience of accounting
  • High numeric and analytical skills – good knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ability to communicate oral and written information concisely and logically
  • Ability to analyse and evaluate information
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively plan and organise own work
  • Ability to take on a broad spectrum of work under pressure and to deliver in agreed timescales
  • Positive attitude towards colleagues


  • Part AAT/Part QBE
  • Knowledge of SAP desirable
  • Previous Stadium experience

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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