Company Shop Group is hiring a

Management Accountant

Tankersley, United Kingdom

Join a place like no other as our Management Accountant at Company Shop Group, part of Biffa

Based Head Office in Tankersley, Barnsley working 40 hours per week

£45k-£50k plus excellent benefits

Are you ready to take your career in finance to the next level? Could you be our next Management Accountant and become a key cog in our finance team as we support the business in its growth.


About us

Company Shop Group (CSG), part of Biffa, is the largest commercial redistributor of surplus food and household products in the UK. We enable some of the biggest retailers, manufacturers, food service and logistics providers to unlock value from surplus stock, which may have otherwise gone to waste. The surplus we handle is redistributed through our Company Shop stores and our award-winning social enterprise Community Shop where we build stronger individuals and more confident communities. Working with our partners, we deliver an incredible impact and we're proud to be a good business doing good. We believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative and effective working environment which is why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn


As our Management Accountant, you will play a crucial role in the Company Shop Group’s financial management and decision-making processes.


Responsibilities include

Oversee daily, weekly and long-term cash flow forecasting and management.

With your leadership impact, you will take charge of the accounts payable function, leading a team of three direct reports. Your effective leadership will be pivotal in ensuring we fulfil our financial obligations to our suppliers on time and accurately.

As key point of contact with stores over their cash handling and closedown procedures and stock takes, your role is at the heart of our financial processes in stores.

Ensuring the financial gears of Company Shop Group run seamlessly through effective closedown of monthly accounts, including financial sub-ledgers (AP, AR, fixed assets, stock and payroll) and completion of key reconciliations. Your attention to detail ensures the integrity of our financial records.

Take charge of staff out-of-pocket and credit card expenses, showcasing your commitment to maintaining strong spend control.

Navigate VAT returns, annual audits and government returns (HMRC, ONS), ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.


About You

  • Qualified accountant or finalist (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Team Leadership Excellence-be an effective line manager, guiding and inspiring a team of three AP Administrators
  • Accuracy and Detail orientated brilliance- your meticulous approach ensures the integrity of the general ledger.
  • Innovative thinker-Challenge the status quo and identify opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness in financial processes.
  • Team Collaboration-As a team player, work seamlessly with other members of the finance team and external stakeholders, fostering collaboration and success.
  • Communication Excellence- Your communication skills will keep stakeholders informed, ensuring transparency and alignment with financial timetables and best practice.


Why you’ll love Company Shop Group

  • Free membership to Company Shop for you and 10 x nominees.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual Flu Injections, High Street and Leisure discounts and on-site Parking.
  • Subsidised staff Canteen, Free Tea & Coffee, and Free Fruit Friday
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Grocery Aid.
  • Eligible for Costco membership, Cycle 2 Work, and UK Fuel card discounts.
  • Life assurance benefit


If you are ready to make a significant impact, challenge the norm and contribute to the financial success of a company committed to innovation, we invite you to apply.


Join us at Company Shop Group and be a key player in our exciting journey.

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