Salary: 36k Basic plus study package

Shift hours: Permanent

Management Accountant

36k Basic

Study support

Hybrid working

On-going training & development

Medicash – Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments. (Includes up to four dependent children)

Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)

Entertainment discounts – Up to 55% off cinema tickets

Health & wellbeing discounts – Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%)

Travel discounts – Discounts for holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia

Shopping discounts – Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards. Many of the Shopping Cards can be reloaded, and some can be used online to double your savings with existing online offers

  • Meals on duty
  • Travel Loan (after 3 months service)
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 3 days additional leave, following return from Maternity
  • Day off for Babies first birthday
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Professional subscriptions

What you’ll be doing:

As our Management Accountant you will work within the Goodwood Finance team, reporting into the Goodwood Finance Business Partner.

You will be based at Goodwood and responsible for the financial and operational controls for forecasting and month-end reporting.

Some of the well-known events that we support are the Festival of Speed, Qatar Goodwood Festival, Revival and Members Meetings.

This is not a typical Accountant role with a good deal of self-thinking and broad skills needed. It’s not “9-5” as there is a large element of being operational during event and race days.

More about the role:

  • Ensuring adequate and appropriate financial controls, processes and procedures exist (and are audited) in accordance with Controls Procedures
  • Preparation of management reporting including event forecasting, month-end close down,  profit & loss statements, partial balance sheets, budgets, and forecasts
  • Manage the weekly and monthly process of input into accounting ledgers through invoice and journal postings
  • Preparation and interrogation of weekly and monthly profit & loss, KPIs  for the unit accounts. Authorship of narratives
  • Ad hoc client meetings/requests to review performance and future operations/projects
  • To ensure the business is complying with all appropriate contractual obligations, and monitoring of contractual KPIs
  • Review preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, with appropriate action plans for any specific unresolved balances
  • Liaise closely with divisional and central accounting functions including Profit Protection

Operationally active:

  • During the key event and race days, to ensure cash office controls, security, and general commercial management is effective
  • Event set-up entailing tills, tariffs, credit card machines, training, on-event monitoring and decision making

Who you are:

Key Qualities:

  • Industry operational experience, part qualified or QBE
  • Ideally, experienced in the operational finance of Sporting/Venue/Events/Hotels
  • Team player with a flexible approach plus self-motivated
  • Excellent in communication
  • Computer literate essential

Who we are:

Levy UK + Ireland is the sports and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland. It is the market leader in the provision of legendary food and drink experiences at some of the UK’s most significant sporting, arena, and leisure venues.


Through strong client partnerships, Levy UK + Ireland creates bespoke food concepts, service standards and pioneering design, implementing a guest-first approach and ongoing innovation at each venue. With a company-wide passion for food, Levy UK + Ireland creates menus and food experiences that feature fantastic seasonal dishes, with a strong focus on British ingredients.


As well as providing tailor-made concepts for its clients, Levy UK + Ireland also delivers corporate hospitality, event catering, venue sourcing and support services, through its portfolio of businesses. These include Keith Prowse, Payne and Gunter, and Lime Venue Portfolio.


Website https://levy.co.uk/

LinkedIn  Levy UK

Twitter @Levy_UK 

Instagram @Levy_UK_ Ireland

Facebook @Levy_UK  


Levy UK + Ireland is a sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world’s leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients’ premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business + Industry, Defence, Offshore + Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports + Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Compass Group UK+I

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Reference: compass/TP/1314155/124743GOOD

Location: Goodwood

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