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Management Accountant - Rail Operator - £55-60,000 + benefits

Hays Senior Finance
London, City of London, England / England, London / West End, London, England
GBP55000.00 - GBP60000.00 per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
You will be working for a leading train operator in London as part of the wider company operating passenger transport across Europe. Joining their Management Accounts team with fantastic career progression opportunities and a great working culture. High-performing but friendly culture with facetime in the office encouraged (but working from home 2 days a week). Working for an exciting company with a turnover of around £200 mil which is constantly growing.

Your new role
You will be working as a Management Accountant reporting to the Senior Management Accountant. Key responsibilities include:

  • Business Partnering with operations leaders across multiple sites and senior stakeholders
  • Preparing and presenting analysis to board members
  • Full ownership of preparing the management accountants
  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns
  • Supporting with the annual budget and annual forecasting
  • Supporting with the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Supporting with ad-hoc reporting and analysis responsibilities

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be an ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant with experience preparing management accounts

What you'll get in return
You will receive a fantastic benefits package including free travel to work and gain experience working in the head offices of the company. They also really encourage the team to be in the office to create a fantastic working culture with the expectation of 3 days in the office per week.

What you need to do now
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