Fixed Assets Accounting Manager

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £75,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Wade

  • Contact email:

    tom.wade@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    TW3161

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-22

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​Altum are pleased to partner with an exciting Technology company to find a Fixed Assets Accounting Manager. They are looking for a Manager, Fixed Assets Accounting to join the Finance team. This position will report directly into the Group Financial Controller and will be responsible for fixed asset accounting for the whole organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Posting all fixed asset and intangible asset related entries into the ERP system, with the ability to deliver on a tight Company close calendar.

  • Ownership of the group’s asset registers, including property, plant & equipment and intangible assets.

  • Monitoring capitalisation of assets against budget and group policy.

  • Ensuring depreciation and amortisation is applied correctly to all assets, monitoring commencement dates for all new assets.

  • Ensuring appropriate treatment of asset retirements.

  • Preparation of technical accounting papers associated with the fixed asset cycle.

  • Interfacing with other accounting functions, tax, financial planning, and finance leadership as well as other internal and external parties.

  • Preparation of monthly reporting of fixed asset movements and KPIs.

  • Preparation of fixed asset disclosures for the financial statements of all entities across the group.

  • Ensuring proper and accurate use of the group chart of accounts.

  • Assist with preparation of required government filings, as necessary.

Key Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience.

  • Proven ability to understand and apply IFRS on the job.

  • Experience of engaging with auditors or experience in working with a reputable audit firm.

  • Hands-on experience of fixed assets accounting in an asset-intensive, multi-national environment.

  • Use of excel models and accounting software.

  • Experience of preparing accounting and audit schedules and notes.