Financial / Systems Accountant

Michael Page - Finance
£55k - £65k pa
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading Transport and Rail Group who are continuing to grow throughout the UK. In this role you will be a key part of the Financial Accounting team in a value add position.

Client Details

My client is the leading employer in the Transport Sector and offers a range of career development, progression and learning opportunities.

They are values based organisation and employees work together to achieve these and the vision in place. These include continuous improvement, excellence, working together and building partnerships and being committed to the customer.

As well as being a fantastic employer, they are internationally respected and the leader in it field with a turnover more than £3.billion and growing.

In this team, interpersonal skills are key as you will be working with external and internal stakeholders.


In the role for Senior Financial / Systems Accountant you will play a key part in providing high quality and comprehensive Financial Accounting, Financial System Support, reporting and other duties within the team.

This role reports directly into the Financial Controller and will have a large span of responsibilities, including but not limited to:

- Provision of group, statutory and regulatory reports to required deadlines

- Quality and integrity of Finance system

- Company accounts are accurate and prepared in accordance with relevant accounting standards and policies

- Compliance with statutory, tax and legal requirements within area of responsibility

- Compliance with Group Oracle operational guidelines

- Flexible working within department, allowing cross-cover of work to meet team objectives


The successful candidate will have the following:

- Degree or equivalent

- Qualified accountant ACCA /ACA / CA / CIMA /CIPFA

- A strong working knowledge of financial systems (eg.Oracle Financials)


- Excellent team-working skills

- Ability to proactively highlight and implement process changes in pursuit of continuous improvement

- Ability to influence at all levels of the business

- Ability to identify and proactively solve problems

- High degree of IT literacy

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- Excellent presentation skills and an ability to explain complex financial issues to a non-financial audience

Job Offer

The package includes:

- £55,000 - £65,000
- Extensive Benefits package & discounted travel
- Career development and progression opportunities