Senior Capital Accountant

Job Title: Senior Capital Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits
Reference: RB6730_1558472767
Contact Name: Stuart Thomson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2019 22:06

Job Description

Do you want to want to take responsibility for a crucial function of a modern, growing, and respected organisation? Do you excel in roles that allow you to get out from behind your desk, being a central figure the accounting of new property developments? Are you ready to take ownership of the Capital Accounting function of a growing Housing provider?

Based in London, this is a thriving Housing organisation with properties both inside and outside of the capital. The development pipeline is exciting; pooled resources have led to a reinvigorated approach and the organisation will be growing for some time to come.

The responsibilities of the role will be:
*To take accountability of financial data from the initiation of property development projects through to the provision of a full accounting service throughout the life cycle of multiple schemes
*To be responsible for the transfer of completed projects to the fixed asset register, subsequently taking control of its ongoing maintenance
*To update and maintain the fixed asset register accounting for depreciation, amortisation and disposals
*To liaise closely with Development Scheme Managers, becoming a visible and vocal financial resource and source of information
*To react to information provided by Development Scheme Managers, highlighting the need for accuracy, as well as delivering accurate information that can be relied upon to reflect the state of the fixed asset register
*To lead and manage a small team of Capital Accountants, setting KPIs and providing support to their own professional development.

This organisation is at an exciting stage in its history - the ongoing transformation is offering opportunities for growth and the chance to make tangible change. This role should excite those who wish to apply their knowledge of capital or component accounting in a modern environment that is teeming with ambition.

On offer is an excellent benefits package, with generous annual leave entitlements. With a stable team and a supportive, enthusiastic and good-humoured line manager, this is a role that has plenty of potential for the right candidate.

To be considered, you must be:
*A fully qualified accountant
*Experienced in Capital/Development/Fixed Asset/Component Accounting
*From a Housing/Property/Development background
*A clear communicator who is able to influence and build credibility with stakeholders

Applications for this role are now under review and the deadline could well be brought forward if the suitable candidate is found. Therefore, do not delay in submitting your application!