Fixed Asset Accountant

Job Title: Fixed Asset Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum
Reference: RB6587_1557769086
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 13, 2019 18:38

Job Description

Do you want to bring your skills to a large, national organisation working in a complex group structure? Do you want to take ownership of a crucial element within that structure and know that your work is fundamental to the financial success of the group? Are you an ambitious and qualified accountant with a proactive, forward thinking approach?

My client is a property developer and housing provider that has seen significant growth and change over recent years. The role of the Fixed Asset Accountant involves the following key responsibilities:
*Be responsible for the group's fixed asset register, ensuring accuracy at all times, and provide clear and concise commentary and analysis of data, including covering the transfer of completed development projects to the fixed asset register
*Ensure grants awarded to develop properties are treated appropriately from an accounting perspective
*Calculate annual depreciation and repayment charges also ensuring journals are correctly posted and reconciled
*Ensure the accurate componentisation of the fixed asset register and that all the data feeding into it is consolidated
*Data cleansing of various fixed asset components and assist with the recording of capital expenditure, investigating and mis-codings.

The role offers the opportunity to join a large team with staff from a range of backgrounds, and a positive working culture that puts a strong emphasis on progression and rewarding employees appropriately.

To be considered, you must meet the following criteria:
*Be a fully qualified accountant with experience of leading a complex fixed asset accounting function
*Impeccable attention to detail
*First class communication skills

Candidates with Housing sector experience that also meet the above criteria will be highly attractive for this role, though candidates without this experience should still apply. Applications are now under review so please apply immediately to be considered.