Financial Reporting Accountant [Commercial Property] - FTC/Secondment for 1 year

Network Rail

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2153114

To pro-actively develop and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders to deliver a continuing professional service.

In this role I will:

' Manage reporting of Property performance metrics and associated executive reporting, creating improvement actions to deliver process efficiency and effectiveness where applicable.

' Manage the provision and distribution of accurate and timely financial returns required for management reporting, statutory, regulatory, HMRC, Corporation Tax, & Financial Reporting & Governance Committee.

' Lead the relationship with external auditors, through the coordination of timetables, provision of information and delivery of investment property valuations.

' Create and distribute the executive level Property Report on a periodic basis.

' Provision of technical expertise in relation to complex accounting issues in the Property Function.

' Manage the coordination of the year end, forecasting and budgeting cycles within Property, ensuring delivery to the Group timetable and compliance with business planning instructions.

' Identify, design, develop and implement process, technology and business change improvements and lead the creation, update and approval of procedures, work instructions and documented controls that deliver financial and process benefits to stakeholders and Property.

' Build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders. Coach advise and challenge thinking to deliver a compliant and professional service that fits operating plans and processes to Network Rail and industry requirements.

To be considered for this role you must have;

' Experience of working in a customer focused environment

' Ability to communicate, build relationships and influence at all levels

' Membership of a relevant professional body, with relevant experience or possession of sufficient experience to fulfil the requirements of the role

' Experience within the relevant disciplines of Network Rail and/or external organisations.

' Ability to identify actions designed to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

' Experience of managing within a control's environment.

' ORACLE eBusiness Suite experience.

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to '3,333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '42,336 - '47,628

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 26th June 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity for 1 year

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