Mess Accountant

Location
Brecon
Salary
Up to £9.00 an hour
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
14 Mar 2018
Ref
compass/TP/416026/39444/EH
Contact
Miss Ellie Hooper
Job Function
Administration
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a Mess accountant who will be responsible for maintaining efficient accounting systems within the Mess in accordance with the contract.

Main responsibilities
  • To maintain Mess Bill summaries and other subsidiary accounts as detailed by the Mess Treasurer through the Mess Manager.
  • To train and teach new staff all aspects of your job where it directly affects their place of employment.
  • To prepare visitors Mess Bills for settlement prior to departure where feasible, or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • Ensure that correct computer transactions are made for the bar stock items sold to Mess members by way of a chit, or allocated/consumed on functions.
  • Paying and receiving of monies on behalf of the mess, and ensuring cash is correctly and accurately accounted for and balanced
  • Ensuring bank account is reconciled against regular bank statements.
  • Producing monthly balance sheets, data required for the annual audit and forecasts of income/expenditure
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate issue of Mess Bills.
  • Obtaining prompt settlement of monies owing to the fund, reporting any aged debtors
  • Ensuring regular payment of liabilities to external creditors.
  • Ensuring paperwork is in place for central bank to authorise BACS payments for mess member’s bills.
  • Stock takes with Mess Manager/bar staff every week, to reconcile monies against stock levels.
Ideal candidate
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good Communications skill
  • A 'can do' attitude
  • Passionate and enthusiastic
  • Work well as team or individually
    To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to phillip.manley@compass-group.co.uk
About the company

ESS Support Services Worldwide is the defence, government, offshore and remote business sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. It provides food and support services to major companies and organisations operating in remote sites, defence, central and local government departments, police, prisons & offshore sectors.