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Finance Analyst - Fixed Assets & Property

Watford, Hertfordshire

Excellent + Bonus + Benefits

  1. Permanent

5/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

31606

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Wickes are a digitally led, service enabled organisation with a project in every home.


Here at Wickes we are embarking on an exciting journey in our history as we move forward as a Plc, having recently separated from Travis Perkins. As a result our Finance department is growing and we are thrilled to announce that we are recruiting a Finance Analyst for Fixed Assets & Property, to join our Finance team in our Support Centre in Watford.


This role will assist with the management of fixed assets and property portfolio accounting; helping to ensure robust financial control and reporting. It will also be responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the fixed asset and lease asset registers.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Maintaining the fixed asset register and helping to perform a smooth month end process, including posting journals as required on a timely basis

  • Updating the lease asset register with new leases and other changes for IFRS 16 accounting

  • Carry out reconciliations between source systems/databases, asset registers and the nominal ledger

  • Review capital expenditure requests and invoices in line with CapEx policies and approval hierarchy

  • Assist in improving the financial control and reporting environment for Property, Plant & Equipment

  • Provide information and insight to stakeholders (internal & external) as and when required

  • Other ad hoc reporting duties as required


What are we looking for:

  • Studying ACCA or a equivalent accounting qualification

  • Experience maintaining an asset register

  • Operating in an environment experiencing significant business process change

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Knowledge of IAS 16 - Property, Plant & Equipment

  • Knowledge of IFRS 16 - Leases

  • Well organised with the ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate at all levels

  • Team player


What can we offer you:


Wickes’ culture is second to none; it's a collaborative, down to earth, fun and exclusive environment where people feel part of a winning team. All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be. If that sounds like you, we will make you feel right at home.



Please note: All offers of employment are subject to DBS / background checks


Please contact us if you require any adjustments within the application process, wickesrecruit@wickes.co.uk  If you require any reasonable adjustments at the interview stage you will have an opportunity to inform us when we invite you to interview.


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