Accounting & Reporting Manager - South West/Remote

£50,000-£57,000 - Operational Finance
Ref: 723 Date Posted: Thursday 11 Jul 2024


About Danone

Danone are a world leader across 3 categories: Essential Dairy & Plant Based, Natural Sourced Waters and Specialised Nutrition, many of its consumer brands are household names, ranging from heritage brands like Cow & Gate and Harrogate Waters to international favourites like Actimel, Alpro and evian.

In the UK & Ireland and in every market in which it operates, Danone is committed to delivering health through food and drink to as many people as possible. It operates at 5 production sites as well as its 3 HUBS in Chiswick, Trowbridge and Dublin - led by its people who power everything it does and are key to its success. It is a team of 2000+ Danoners, part of a 100,000 strong global family. ‘A force for good’ , they are the first top 10 branded food and healthcare manufacturer in the UK & Ireland to certify as a B Corp. They are part of a growing global community set up to balance purpose and profit, helping to create a better world while thriving as businesses.

As the No1 Healthcare Nutrition Manufacturer and No6 Food & Drink Manufacturer in the UK&I, Danone continues to be exceptionally well placed to provide an exciting and fulfilling career journey.



Coyne & Associates has worked alongside Danone for nearly a decade, identifying and appointing high calibre ACAs and ACCAs into its Business Team hub in Trowbridge.

Working as part of supply point’s finance team, you will be responsible for producing and presenting high quality and robust financial, management and regulatory reporting and supporting the planning and forecasting process for the Wexford and Liverpool sites. 

Accountabilities Include:

  • Planning, animation and monitoring of Financial Control activities: month actuals pre-closing, closing, reporting, audit (internal and external)
  • Deliver accurate and timely monthly closing process, including validation of all closing options and risks & opportunity identification and communication
  • Review and validate monthly reporting (Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash Flow and supporting schedules)
  • Prepare the financial statements for local / legal requirements
  • Ensure compliance of financial statements with Group rules for management accounts and local rules for Statutory accounts
  • Manage internal and external audit process for business unit
  • Financial Control monitoring & compliance



About You

As a high potential newly or recently qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA), you will bring experience in audit and controls along with strong influencing and stakeholder management skills.

Danone’s finance function is fully integrated and is absolutely critical to driving great decision making.  With the function offering exciting opportunities for high calibre qualified Accountants, you will be part of a growing team that delivers superior financial performance, integrity and compliance across the organisation.  Expect to be challenged, tested and stretched but this is a great opportunity to take your career to the next level.



At Danone they operate Smart Working, this means that its Danoners are entrusted to balance the needs of their role, business, and stakeholder needs with their own personal choices on where and how they best do their work. They value output and personal contribution, enabling ‘Danoners’ to be their most energised, healthy, and productive selves.  Typically this would look like 2-3 times/month in the Trowbridge hub.



Alongside a exceptionally strong basic salary. Danone offers a competitive package including a double matched pension, annual bonus, private healthcare, life assurance, flexible benefits and product vouchers.