Financial Accountant


Job Details


National Express Transport Solutions

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Closing Date

30/09/2021 11:00

Join us on the Journey...

National Express Group is a leading public transport operator with bus, coach and rail services in the UK, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and the Middle East. Passengers made 939 million journeys on our services in 2019.  National Express Transport Solutions Group (NETS) operating in the UK as a division of the National Express Group, specialising in providing bespoke transport solutions.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant, based in Fareham, who will directly support the Group Financial Controller in all aspects of Group financial reporting, planning, organising and delivering group requirements and ensuring co-ordination across the NETS Group. You will take ownership of the cash flow, balance sheet quality control, corporate timetable organisation and delivery of requirements to the various Group departments.

As the successful candidate, you must be able to demonstrate strong experience within a similar role, demonstrating the ability to work in the financial control area and group reporting. You will be a proactive individual who can identify and implement efficiencies in the financial process, along with the ability to pay attention to detail while working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.

What you'll do...

  • P&L and balance sheet integrity, ensure clear balance sheet controls and quality through regular reviews to ensure full compliance.
  • Regular cash flow preparation, review, reporting & planning.
  • Communication and co-ordination of the Corporate timetable with NX Group
  • Manage and deliver the requests and requirements across various areas of the Group Financial Control areas: Treasury , Procurement, Internal Audit, Tax, Property, HR, Financial Reporting & Control
  • Create and own the Risk Register for NET’s, driving ownership through the business.
  • Review and standardise process controls
  • Coordination and review of Statutory Accounts for all NETS entities.
  • Preparation of VAT Returns, reconciliations and submissions for all entities
  • Preparation and submission of all financial audit deliverables; key point of contact for External and Internal audit team
  • Ownership of ONS Submissions and other HMRC related requests. 

In return, we offer a wide range of benefits such as...

  • Free travel for you and your partner
  • Company pension
  • Access to NX Health Bus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Variety of deals and discounts available through NX online portal


Things to note...

National Express has a very high focus on health and safety and as a result operates a strict Drugs and Alcohol Policy which is applicable to all employees.

Drug and Alcohol testing is completed as part of the assessment process as well as random checks during employment according to the policy.

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If the above sounds like a next step in your career, follow our online application process to express your interest! If you have any queries or wish to discuss any aspects of the role, please email



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Group Financial Controller
Financial Accountant