Step-down services for children and young adults

At Young Foundations, we specialise in residential step-down services, and specialist education, for children and young people with complex needs.

Management Accountant

Chester, Cheshire

40 hours per week
£50,000 - £55,000 per annum (pro-rata)



Young Foundations is a provider of residential step-down services for children and young people with complex needs, including autism, learning disabilities, and mental health issues. Young Foundations is a vibrant business, offering its employees the opportunity to develop and grow in their careers as part of a nationally renowned and award-winning company.


Young Foundations are looking for an experienced Management Accountant on a fixed term contract for a period of 9 months, to be based within the Young Foundations Chester Office, and to commence ASAP. Free Parking is included.

You must be at a minimum part qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA).


Purpose of the Role:


Reporting to and working closely with the Finance Director, the Management Accountant will own the month end process through to delivery of quality management information (“Management Information Packs”) for the leadership team of Young Foundations, whilst also managing the day-to-day financial activities of the business, including a team of 2 finance assistants responsible for sales and purchase ledger.


Additionally, there will be a strong commercial element to the role in supporting the Finance Director with the preparation of business plans/budgets/forecasts, capital investment proposals, and working with the business development team on establishing residents’ fees and completing tender proposals.


Experience of sales invoicing, credit control, bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations and P&L analysis with a keen eye for detail are essential.


At Young Foundations Ltd, we promote a culture of excellence with openness and transparency. The recruitment process aims to create and maintain a safe workforce and contains robust vetting procedures. The successful applicant will be appointed subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.


To apply, please submit your CV with an email address and contact number.

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