Management Accountant

£45,000 - £50,000

Join Our Finance Team at The Compleat Food Group!


We are excited to announce a new opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our exceptional Finance team at our Poole site!


Not only will you be joining us to support the site in the daily, weekly, monthly, and annual financial reporting of business performance, but you will also support the operations team, building proactive and effective business partnering relationships. 


Who We Are:

Here at The Compleat Food Group, where we're on a mission to whip up delicious food that not only puts a smile on your face but also shows some love to our planet. We like to call it 'Food to Feel Good' because why not enjoy what you eat and do some good at the same time?


Our 5,000+ incredible people are the heart of everything we do. They are genuinely passionate about crafting mouthwatering products for UK consumers, leading retailers, and our exciting market-leading brands, including Wall's Pastry, Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.


Join us as a Management Accountant:


Location: Poole


Why Finance at The Compleat Food Group?

When you step into a finance role at The Compleat Food Group, you're stepping into a world of opportunities. We encourage and reward individuals who take full ownership of their responsibilities and contribute to continuous control and process improvement.


Your Duties Will Include:

  • Daily, weekly, and monthly reporting of the business performance both internally and to Central Finance. Exceptions are identified, highlighted, and resolved
  • To support the month end process, ensure process is robust and efficient with a clear understanding of all variances and balance sheet reconciliations are accurate with supporting documentation
  • Supporting the generation of the operational elements of the rolling forecast/budget, results are reviewed/challenged
  • Support the Year end Stock count audit, inclusive of engineering stocks
  • Attend NPD / Feasibility meetings to understand potential new business
  • Review costing proposals with the Central costing team on proposed (EPD/NPD) products
  • Ensure that the business systems are operating and being used effectively & efficiently, and the integrity of the information held with is maintained to a high standard
  • To co-ordinate and communicate with group functions and external parties as required
  • Support the Finance manager in the day-to-day management of the Finance Team


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced in risk analysis, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Excellent numerical skills with a good understanding of all elements of the P&L
  • Ability to analyse and communicate financial information to non-financial personnel, providing recommendations and guidance where necessary.
  • Competent in computer literacy including Excel & Power Point
  • Highly numerical/analytical and strong problem solving skills
  • A continuous improvement mindset with drive to continually improve processes
  • Determined & resilient
  • Concern for results & quality of output
  • Thoroughness & accuracy
  • FMCG background – ability to work within a fast-paced changeable environment
  • Confidence, initiative & flexibility
  • High in integrity with ability to gain the trust of colleagues
  • Ability to get on with people at all levels internally & externally


  • Online benefits platform
  • Enjoy 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Training and career development
  • Contribute to the community with 2 volunteering days a year
  • Secure your future with our company pension plan


Join us on our mission to create food that makes people and the planet feel good.


The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.


We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.


Recruitment Agencies:

We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.