Financial Systems Accountant

  • Job Reference: 162165
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
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  • Location: Hampshire (RG27 9UY), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £60,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Financial Systems Accountant

Base location: Hook

Salary: Up to £65,000


As a global FTSE 250 company with over 500 contracts across 20 countries we rely on the support of our Finance Services Team to keep the business running smoothly and efficiently. As the Group Financial Systems Accountant, you will be an integral part of our high profile and specialist Group Finance Team. The core focus of the role will be to become a subject matter expert in our financial reporting and planning systems and to help drive our agenda of continuous improvement and enhancement. You'll work closely with our Group and divisional finance teams, both in the UK and globally. You'll also work closely with our IT specialists and technical support teams, becoming a key part of the bridge between Finance and IT. As a key member of the team, you will be actively involved in key projects to enhance and develop our reporting and analysis tools and will also become a key point of contact for our teams on a day to day basis.


In return we can offer a friendly and supportive environment that respects work/life   balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK and around the world.



What you'll need to do the role

Firstly, you'll need to be a qualified accountant with a track record of bridging the gap between IT and Finance within a complex business environment. You'll need a strong understanding of Finance Systems (preferably SAP ECC; BW; BPC) beyond basic end user capabilities and end to end processes in a global company environment. You'll also need a good understanding of financial accounting (IFRS) from a Reporting and planning perspective. Lastly, this role provides excellent career opportunities for a motivated candidate to progress across the Global business so you'll need to be a good team player with the ability to build strong relationships across the business with both Finance and Non Finance colleagues.


Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: This is a key position within the Group Finance team that contributes greatly to the.


A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find.

Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same. 


What we offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • An autonomous and supportive culture.




Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.