Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays
Posted: about 2 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Office Support
Contact Name: Jason Smith

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Financial Accountant

Job Description

Position Financial Accountant

Location Peterborough

Salary £30k-35k + 25 Days Holiday+Bank Holidays

Ref JDS-72559

One of the leading providers in the last-mile parcel delivery network has an opportunity for a Finance Accountant to be based at one of their sites in Peterborough.

This role will play a critical part within the Fleet team reporting to Head of Fleet. Responsible in ensuring that all Fleet invoices are compliant, accurate and paid on time. The role will also own the development of a robust invoice tracking process that is fully auditable and will provide input to financial planning cycles on Fleet related costs.


  • Lead a robust financial process and system to manage and track all operation related costs.
  • Manage and own approval and processing of invoicing/payment process for all suppliers
  • Implement and supervise controls and KPI measurements for all Monthly, quarterly, and annual financial procedures including actuals, plan and, forecast...
  • Identify financial business risks and opportunities in year. Evaluate impact, propose changes, implement improvements with business to improve performance.


  • Proven experience within Accountancy and an understanding of Logistics and fleet management and related KPIs would be an advantage.
  • Experience in controlling, accounting, or business analytics in relevant field.
  • Highly motivated forward-thinking approach and willing to embrace change and lead finance improvement projects
  • Track record of creating effective reporting and data analysis with strong analytical skills combined with proficiency in Excel
  • Experience creating, influencing, and interacting with a range of key supplier relationships.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize when presented with a high volume of engagements

This position comes with 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays.

Salary for this position is £30k-£35k


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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