Capital Accountant

Job Title: Capital Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 14087889/001_1583760781
Contact Name: Freddie Boath
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 09, 2020 13:33

Job Description

The Capital Accountant will have a broad remit with a list of key accountabilities that range from the preparation of monthly capital reports to providing training where necessary to financial and non-financial staff. The role will be based in the Financial Accounts team of a growing Science and Research organisation.

Client Details

Based outside Abingdon, my client is a growing organisation at the forefront of nuclear fusion energy research.


The key responsibilities of the Capital Accountant will be:

  • Capital budgets and forecasts, including cash and depreciation
  • Prepare monthly capital reports, commentary and reconciliations
  • Work with project managers to ensure the correct capital work structure is in place
  • Own the capital & tax procedure and policy. Provide training where required to financial and non-financial staff
  • Provide specialist taxation guidance on direct and indirect tax matters
  • Prepare relevant annual returns and reports as well as involvement in the audit process


The successful candidate for the Capital Accountant will be:

  • A Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with relevant experience in capital and tax accounting
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Able to establish strong working relationships internally and externally
  • Strong time management skills including the ability to prioritise the workload
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a team player & under their own initiative
  • Able to interpret & present financial information to non-financial stakeholders

Job Offer

My client is offering a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 with a generous benefits scheme.