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Management Accounting

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Accounting & Finance
Heywood, UK
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023
Manager, Accounting

At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions.

To support our rapid growth in the European footprint in a short period, we are looking to appoint a Management Accountant for the UK, based at the head office in Heywood (hybrid role). This person will have global exposure, with stakeholders from across Europe and the US.

The Management Accounting will be assisting in the preparation of the month end accounts within a timely manner for several trading entities within a large group. You will be technically adept, analytically minded and driven to meet deadlines with the ability to work independently as well as in a team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations to a SOX compliant standard

  • Assist with project work within the finance team, such as software implementation

  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders

  • Use initiative to problem solve

  • Management and development of a small team

  • Ability to handle large sets of data

  • Identifying flows in processes

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. A professional accounting qualification is a must

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly advanced skills in Excel

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with the ability to meet deadlines consistently

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret financial data and provide valuable insights

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to present complex financial information effectively to global stakeholders

  • High ethical standards and a demonstrated commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity

  • Proactive attitude, self-motivated, and able to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

You get extra points if you have:

  • Experience with the system Workday

  • Exposure to US GAAP

  • Work experience in international companies

Posting End Date:

Why Lineage?

We are a global company with more than 22,000 employees spanning 20 countries and more than 400 locations across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

At Lineage Logistics, we have a shared purpose; we are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. This means working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of our team, you will be a critical link in the food supply chain.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the office. Our team members are passionate about the impact they make every single day.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


As a Lineage team member, we aim to provide everything you and your family need to thrive. That’s why we offer competitive rates of pay, paid time off, skills training, and development opportunities to grow a long and fulfilling career with us – plus generous financial rewards when you successfully refer new employees. This is enhanced by recognition schemes (so that your hard work won’t go unnoticed), plus the chance to make your salary go even further with our cycle-to-work scheme and preferential rates for loans and savings courtesy of a leading credit union.

Your everyday wellbeing is also important to us, so we will provide you with all the protective equipment you need to be safe and comfortable at work, and you will have access to a free 24/7 employee assistance phone line, which offers confidential counselling and advice. With all of this offered against the backdrop of a fun and social environment in which you will be supported by a team who enjoy helping each other in achieving their goals, we are confident you will excel with us.