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Financial Systems Manager (0248)

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  • Closing Date:
    13 March 2020
Financial Systems Manager


Job Title – Financial Systems Manager

Location - Leyland

Salary - £45,000 - £50,000


dnata Travel Group, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal, Travel 2, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic, Global Travel Group and Sunmaster.

We are now recruiting for a Financial Systems Manager (FSM), to become an integral part of our finance division, sitting with the UK finance team, with a reporting line to the finance directorate for the EU & UK. Supporting our B2B and B2C finance functions, you will be supporting our UK brands including Gold Medal, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel 2, The Global Travel Group and Travel Republic.

Leading the UK Finance Change Programme, you will initiate and drive change through the effective engagement of stakeholders within the business and a continuous improvement mind-set in financial systems and associated processes and policies.

You will have direct accountability for system management and integrity, supporting users of finance systems via the design and deployment of a Knowledge Management Strategy and providing specialist knowledge of business systems and processes.

In order to be considered for this role, you must possess the following skills and experience:


  • Experience of, but not limited to – SAGE X3, TM1 – Financial MI, COGNOS, SL500, SUN & MEO (Management Expenses On-Line)
  • Excellent technical skills – e.g. Excel, Accounting Software, VBA and SQL scripting
  • Track record of achievement through others and of building positive working relationships, supported by excellent communication skills (written, spoken, presentation)
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to resolve conflicting priorities
  • Strong organisational skills, including ability to prioritise own workload and that of others in a pressurised environment to tight deadlines


  • CCAB Qualified Accountant (ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA) – Significant PQE experience preferred
  • Project Management Certification – Prince2, PMP, etc.
  • Experience of strategic planning and the implementation of change
  • Experience of working in the Travel & Leisure Sector


For more information, please click on the attached job description.

This role is based at our fantastic new state-of-the art office in Leyland, just 10 minutes from junction 29 of the M6. Our on-site facilities include free car parking, on-site restaurant and break out area with a pool table and free wifi, shopping & social events. 

Our people also enjoy benefits including life assurance, pension scheme and travel discounts.

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Lancaster House, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK, PR26 6TX
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