Compass Group, North America Manager in Training - Field Accounting in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Position Title: MGR, IN TRAINING

Pay GRADE 10

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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If you’ve been hungry and away from home, chances are you’ve tasted Compass Group’s delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

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Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

/This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the “job search” in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on “referral tracking.” For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email *//*/

Job Summary

Position: Manager in Training Program (Field Accounting Services)

This accelerated leadership platform features a 16-month program which includes four 4-month rotations in multiple Field Accounting Services positions/functions including but not limited to:

  • Contract Accounting

  • Field Support Accounting

  • New Business Accounting

  • Project Accounting

MIT Program Overview:

The Manager in Training (MIT) program is an entry level program that helps participants drive their career with Compass Group. The MIT platform is designed with a blend of operational experiences, new manager and leadership skills taught through distance, self-directed, hands on and live classroom learning. This creates a robust learning opportunity for participants to build the skills and knowledge needed to become a leader while developing a professional network and personal brand. Supporting the MIT participants are their program sponsors, training site managers and training site team. They are there to guide MITs, share best practices and provide support to help MIT’s develop into GREAT Compass managers! This program has three very specific program start dates; January, June and August of each year. When you start, you will be assigned to a temporary training location to complete the on-site/hands-on portion of your experience. Upon successful completion of the manager in training program, relocation within your assigned region is required to be considered for placement opportunities. NOTE: Placement or promotional opportunity to a full-time employment position upon completion of the MIT Program is based upon your performance and business need and is not guaranteed.


Charlotte, NC

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management received by May 2018 or any time prior

  • 1 year of work experience or a related internship is preferred

  • This is an entry-level position and no management experience is required

  • Willingness to relocate upon completion of the training program is a plus

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a changing work environment

  • Competency in all Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)

  • Should be flexible, adaptable, and have ability to act quickly with little or no supervision

  • Career-minded self-starter with a can-do attitude who desires to lead and inspire groups of people

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally before groups, clients and/or employees

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