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Asset Accountant

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Job Introduction

Job Title:                         Asset Accountant

Salary Banding:            £38,000 – £42,000

Job Location:                 Homebased 1

Contract Duration:       12 months Fixed Term Contract

Hours (weekly):            35 (Monday to Friday)

Grade:               E

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Asset Account, to join our medium sized Finance Team, on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.   Although this is a homebased role, our head office is in Birchwood, Warrington, you’ll need to live within a reasonable travelling distance to be able to attend meetings and training when required.

As an Asset Accountant, you will support the existing Asset Account with the preparation of the monthly management accounts and maintaining the Group’s fixed asset register; reviewing and designing control account reconciliations; reviewing and approving journals in relation to tangible and intangible assets; ensuring all financial controls are adhered to. 

A significant part of the role will concentrate on the improvement and development of fixed asset systems and processes, as well as writing and updating company accounting policies.  In addition to this, you will play a major part in the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements, supporting the group accountant with disclosures relating to fixed assets, inventories and investments.

You will be used to working part of a team, with the ability to work on your own initiative, to ensure tasks are completed to tight deadlines. You will also have experience working accurately whilst under pressure and completing tasks right first time.

We're looking for... 

  • a fully qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA Accountant
  • previous exposure to the accounting of both tangible and intangible assets 
  • advanced level Excel skills
  • a strong attention to detail with excellent communication skills

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.   

For internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy, please clearly state this when completing the application questions.                          

Closing date: 1st February 2021  

Role Responsibility

Job Title:                         Asset Accountant

Salary Banding:            £38,000 – £42,000

Job Location:                 Homebased

Contract Duration:       12 months Fixed Term Contract

Hours (weekly):            35 (Monday to Friday)

Are you an experienced, fully qualified accountant, with Fixed Asset experience within a large asset-based business? Are you looking for a brand-new opportunity where you can develop your skills and widen your experience?

Your Housing Group has a fantastic opportunity for an Asset Account, to join our medium sized Finance Team, on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.   Although this is a homebased role, our head office is in Birchwood, Warrington, you’ll need to live within a reasonable travelling distance to be able to attend meetings and training when required.

As an Asset Accountant, you will support the existing Asset Account with the preparation of the monthly management accounts and maintaining the Group’s fixed asset register; reviewing and designing control account reconciliations; reviewing and approving journals in relation to tangible and intangible assets; ensuring all financial controls are adhered to. 

A significant part of the role will concentrate on the improvement and development of fixed asset systems and processes, as well as writing and updating company accounting policies.  In addition to this, you will play a major part in the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements, supporting the group accountant with disclosures relating to fixed assets, inventories and investments.

You will be used to working part of a team, with the ability to work on your own initiative, to ensure tasks are completed to tight deadlines. You will also have experience working accurately whilst under pressure and completing tasks right first time.

If you…..

  • are fully qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA
  • have had previous exposure to the accounting of both tangible and intangible assets 
  • have advanced level Excel skills
  • have a strong attention to detail with excellent communication skills

………. then we’d love to hear from you!

What do we have to offer? Alongside a competitive salary you will receive fantastic benefits including 22 days holiday (increasing with length of service) plus all Bank Holidays and as we close between Christmas and New Year, if employed, you will get these 3 days as holiday too, you’re also able to buy or sell annual leave too.  In addition to a pension scheme with contributions matched up to 8%, you’ll have access to discount cards, childcare vouchers, cash claim back on medical treatments, to name a few!

Prior to completing your application, please review the attached Role Profile to better understand the role and key responsibilities.                              

Closing date: 1st February 2021  

Should we receive a high number of applications, we may close this vacancy earlier than the date indicated above, therefore, you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible.

Your Housing Group values diversity and encourages applications from all communities. Your Housing Group operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for tenants or anyone who resides in a Your Housing Group property.  It also operates the scheme for any applicants who declare they have a disability. Those applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the role as set out in the role profile will be guaranteed an interview.  Some roles may be subject to probity checks which will override the scheme where a potential conflict of interest or a probity matter has been identified.  YHG2

Your Housing Group

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