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Mess Accountant - Amesbury

Closing date
27 Feb 2024
Mess Accountant - Amesbury

Mess Accountant - MOD Boscombe
  • 13.50 per hour
  • 30 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • We're currently recruiting a dedicated Mess Accountant to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Defence on a part time basis, contracted to 30 hours per week.As a Mess Accountant, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.
    Please note: This role is contracted to 50 weeks per year
    We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while workingFree mealsOnsite free car parkingExclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many moreSave money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many moreQuick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefitsUp to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbusterRegular emails filled with the best discounts and savings availableReceive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brandsUn-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classesYou can share all discounts and offers with your friends and familiesContributory pension schemeGrow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmesCould you bring your spark to Defence? Here's what you need to know before applying:Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Post chit payments, accommodation charges, mess subscription, hospitality and all other charges to mess bills.
  • Create mess bills for all mess members every period and visitors as and when they are required.
  • To take payment and maintaining a record of paid mess bills for both the Officers' & WO & Sgts Mess and to produce age debtors reports on a monthly basis.
  • To process suppliers invoices for goods and services to the mess.
  • Filing, duplicating, photocopying, despatching of mail and maintenance of statutory / Mess committee requirements.
  • Preparation and payment of monies collected from the mess into the appropriate bank or mess fund.
  • Create DD file for payment of Mess Bills.
  • To create BAC's and cheque payments for payment of supplier invoices.
  • Managing bank transfers and other posting within the accounting package.
  • Bank / Cash / Petty Cash reconciliations.
  • Produce monthly reports including relevant back up I&E, Bar P&L, VAT returns.
  • Sound working knowledge of SAP & SAGE accounting software.
  • Assist in Function costing, working alongside mess managers.
  • Any other reasonable task as directed by your Line Manager.
  • Our ideal Mess Accountant will:
  • Committed to high levels of customer care
  • Good numerical and written skills
  • Able to work flexibly in line with business requirements including attending off site meetings
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Part of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.Job Reference: com/2901/95862001/52619026/ONEWJCompass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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