Integrated Multidisciplinary Rail Services

Maria Melchiorre

Finance and Accounts Manager


Hedson Rail’s Finance and Accounts team comes under the stewardship of Maria, working closely with the Directors, our clients and contractors. She is a multilingual and experienced accountant with a background working in a wide variety of industries.

Location - Whitstable


Overall management and control of the Hedson Rail accounting routines; issuing management accounts to facilitate Directors’ strategic decisions; ensuring compliance with external reporting obligations is met.

Contribution to the wider smooth running of projects by keeping effective relationships and close liaison with our clients and stakeholders. 

Promoting and safeguarding Hedson Rail core values and business ethics.


Although fairly new to the Rail industry, Maria has focused on learning the specific requirements in order to contribute effectively to this key and challenging industry that millions of end-users rely on. 

Her academic and professional qualifications, together with her past experience in various industries, and large structured organisations, has had a positive impact when applied to an SME like Hedson Rail.  Maria promotes and focuses on working together as a team in order to improve internal processes, facilitate growth, and ensure that the best personal and professional qualities come to the surface and are nurtured in each team member.

Key Skills

Maria’s transferable skills include comprehensive management accounting, payroll and government workplace pension set ups and management, setting up and implementing accounting systems, wealth and valuable change management exposure, data monitoring and analysis, contributing to setting up budgets and cash management, liaising with internal and external auditors, coaching and training new staff. 

She is a strong advocate of effective communication to support all business areas and ideally promote an organisation internationalisation.

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