Apetito Ltd
Trowbridge, UK
31 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role and Team

The Subsidiary Accountant role is a newly created position that will offer the right candidate the opportunity to work across the apetito UK group and provide expert Financial Management for 3 of its Subsidiaries. This role provides a fabulous opportunity to enhance financial controls, improve commercial reviews and deliver projects to develop and add value to existing processes. Working with the Subsidiary companies, as part of the Commercial Finance function, you will be a key member of the Finance community.

The Commercial Finance team consists of 8 members and is responsible for the month-end close, internal and external reporting, managing the forecasting & budgeting cycles as well as supporting projects and business initiatives.

Who we are

About apetito

apetito is the UK's leading supplier of food to the health and social care sectors. Servicing over 400 hospitals, 450 care homes and thousands more through our work with Local Authorities, we produce delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care. Through our food we look to ' make a real difference' to all our customers, up and down the country.

Our Values

Established in 1958, as a family-owned business, our values sit at the very heart of what we do. We are proud to be a business that ' makes a real difference' , committed to producing ' great food to be proud of' . We have developed a range of products designed to ' enhance health and well-being' for all our customers. We are proud supporters of British food and farming and focus on using the best ' ethical and sustainably' sourced produce.

We are driven by a ' passion for service' , dedicated to feeding some of the UK's most vulnerable people, offering healthy and delicious meals to customers across the UK.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the month-end close including:
  • Review and drafting of profit and loss account
  • Completing balance sheet reviews
  • Production on month end packs
Completing commercial reviewsWeekly performance reportingDaily book-keeping covering:
  • Banking and debtor reconciliations
  • Management of debtor and creditor ledgers
Processing payrollCompleting monthly balance sheet reconciliations and reviewsSubmitting VAT returnsCo-ordination of audit and year end responsibilities Production of tax pack for external accountants
Initial projects include:
  • Critically appraise, identify and implement an enhanced banking / debtor reconciliation process.
  • Streamline month end reporting via system integration.
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical, commercial and accounting support as and when required.

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