Capital Accountant

Solihull, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Capital Accountant required for a well known organisation in Solihull.

Your new company
We are currently recruiting for a well known iconic freight, logistics and retail organisation based on the outskirts of Solihull just off the M42 at Junction 6. The iconic and internationally known company are going through a major investment programme and as such have created a role for a Qualified Capital Accountant.

Your new role
The key purpose of the role is to provide accurate and timely reporting of capital expenditure. This is a newly created growth to tie in with the continuous investment opportunities for the organisation. You will support project managers in maintaining their budgets. You will also look after the fixed asset register. You will report into the Finance Manager and be part of a larger team of Accountants.

Key duties include:
To support in the punctual and accurate monthly management accounts capital expenditure reporting.
Business partner key stakeholders throughout the business, including Development Managers, Project Management Office, Senior Managers and Budget holders. You provide support to managers in the preparation and development of financial appraisals and business case for capital expenditure projects.
You will also assist the Project Management Office with the preparation of budgets and forecasts, ensuring a robust review and challenge is undertaken.
To support in the statutory accounts fixed asset reporting.
To support in the transfer of completed projects to the fixed asset register ensuring projects are closed in a timely fashion.
To support the maintenance of the Fixed Asset register and the reconciliation to the General Ledger
To support the continuous improvement of fixed asset and capital expenditure processes and reporting
The role has other duties and will evolve with time including working alongside the Management Accounts team on new projects.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Qualified or Finalist level Accountant (CIMA,ACA or ACCA) with a proven track record working as a Management/Financial Accountant in a mid size business. You will have excellent business partnering skills and strong IT skills including excel. Knowledge of retail, logistics, freight or services would be beneficial. This is a progressive role and as such is looking for someone looking to develop their career in a exciting and varied role. Consideration would also be given to candidates looking for their first role outside Practice, especially if coming from a mixture of Audit and Accounts Preparation.

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to join an internationally recognised, multi-stream brand in a progressive team. Exposure to experienced Finance Managers and a larger supportive team. Excellent benefits and a base salary up to £40,000. This is a highly commercial role and will offer longer term career potential.

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