Financial Systems Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1237861874
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Financial Systems Accoutnant will drive the delivery of a key service within finance and work closely with the leadership to ensure it is fully carried out.

Client Details

Our client is a major operator in the transport and rail sector. The role is based in London.

Description

Provide a high quality and comprehensive financial accounting, reporting and statutory/regulatory financial compliance service within the orgnisation.

Financial Systems Accountant

Key objectives:
  • Provision of group, statutory and regulatory reports to required deadlines
  • Timely and accurate update of all ledgers
  • Quality and integrity of finance systems and support of users
  • 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

Key outcomes:
  • Ensure the reliability and accuracy of financial reports and ledgers
  • Produce the company's financial reporting to meet group, statutory, and regulatory requirements ensuring appropriate and sufficient controls are in place
  • Establish, maintain and develop best financial practice by the implementation of controls and procedures and delegated financial authority
  • Manage and control all data interfaces between the finance system and feeder systems
  • Control local systems administration for Oracle / TM1 liaising with Group Oracle support as required
  • Ensure periodic and year end procedures are followed

Profile

Knowledge
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant
  • A strong working knowledge of financial systems (Oracle Financials)

Skills
  • 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

Experience
  • Significant experience of large scale or ERP systems (Oracle)
  • Evidence of commercial awareness and able to demonstrate a broad based view of issues, events and activities and a perception of their longer term impact or wider implications
  • Experience of rail or similar transport industry

Job Offer

£60,000-£70,000

Competitive benefits package

Deadline for submissions Thursday 22 August

London, Transport and Rail, Financial Systems Accountant

Similar jobs

Similar jobs