Capital Accountant

Newcastle Upon Tyne
£45k - £50k pa + Excellent Benefits
08 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Capital Accountant
Based in Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary up to £50,000 pro rata + Excellent Benefits

The UK's leading and best-known food on the go retailer is currently looking to recruit a Capital Accountant at their Newcastle Head Office. Offering benefits including profit share scheme, pension, life assurance and medical insurance, plus a generous employee discount, this is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant to play an important role as part of a renowned forward-thinking business.

The Role
You would be tasked with managing and maintaining the fixed asset records, ensuring the registers are up to date, accurate and fully understood, taking full responsibility for the entire lifecycle of capital expenditure from a finance perspective. In addition in the next 12-18 months you will be involved in transitioning our current accounting processes to comply with the requirements of IFRS 16: Leases. Following on from this there is the potential for progression within the finance function as the company complete the phased implementation of SAP and centralise further accounting work.

The Candidate
This is a great opportunity for a qualified chartered accountant looking for their first step into industry. Strong technical accounting skills are a necessity, as is attention to detail and previous experience of auditing businesses with a significant fixed asset base. Strong analysis and reporting skills will be essential as will a thorough understanding of IFRS. Previous experience of SAP and lease accounting would be an advantage.

The Company
One of the UK's leading and best-known bakery retailers. In recent years they have become a huge household name, and this is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to their continued success.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Chartered Accountant, Capital Accountant, Financial & Capital Reporting Accountant.

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