Role details

Fixed Assets Accountant 6 month FTC

Somerset   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Major FMCG business based in Somerset
  • Market leader in various areas

About Our Client

The client are a major FMCG brand who are market leaders across 4 divisions in the UK

Job Description

The responsibilities for this Fixed Assets role are:

  • Ensure that the Fixed Assets process is compliant with the group core model and with the local rules
  • Manage and supervise day-to-day Fixed Assets accounting activities in accordance with the Group accounting policies & procedures, and local regulations. These activities may include: creation, write off, transfer, depreciation, investment order validation, capex calculation, etc.
  • Monitor Assets Under Construction very closely and perform regular reviews with the business
  • Ensure that a physical inventory of fixed assets process takes place every 2 years, and coordinate the process (instructions, recording results, action plan for continuous improvement)
  • AMN pumps management will follow a separate inventory process
  • Support the CBS (Central Business Services) Reporting Manager to ensure that all fixed assets information is properly reported (eg. roll-forward of fixed assets)
  • Support the CBUs (Category Business Units) in the forecasting process: acquisitions, disposals, depreciation, write-offs, etc.
  • Support the CBUs in performing annual impairment tests of fixed assets
  • Contribute in Capex objectives achievement by monitoring actuals and giving support for scenario planning
  • Train the CBUs and the CBS IS team so that they understand and follow the accounting rules
  • Manage ongoing relationship with the CBUs, maintain proximity & communication, and foster the sharing of best practices
  • Contribute to lead finance projects as appropriate. Participate in CBU projects and promote CBS projects that can help the CBUs.
  • Guarantee an effective internal control system in the fixed

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate for this Fixed Assets role in Somerset will have:

  • Basic Accounting understanding (P&L, Balance Sheet…)
    • Strong Information Systems knowledge (SAP & CAR system)

  • Strong stakeholder management

What's on Offer

The client are offering a competitive salary for this 6 month vacancy

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