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  • Finance Analyst - Fixed Assets & Property

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + Benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 05-Jun-2019
  • Job reference: 22157

Job Description

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers.  That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together. It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  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’ll make you feel right at home.


A little about the role…


We are currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst to work within our newly created Fixed Assets and Property team, reporting into the Finance Manager for the department the main responsibility for the role will be to assist with the management of finances around the Wickes property portfolio and fixed asset register; helping to develop and deliver an efficient month end process.

This role is crucial for the accounting and control of Fixed Assets and Property. With the expansion of the estate and redevelopment of the Wickes stores, Fixed Assets and Property will be heavily linked and will continue to be a large part of the Capital Spend over the next 3-5 years. This role will integrate into the Operations Finance team to support financials around financial appraisals and forecasting.


What we are looking for;


  • A-Level science or mathematics based subjects

  • A recognised accountancy qualification

  • Experience within PQE

  • Excellent excel skills

  • High level of organisation/prioritisation skills

  • Ability to communicate with different stakeholders both internally and externally

  • Hard working and a  Fast learner

  • Enthusiastic & Inquisitive

  • Proactive


What can we offer you?


Wickes provides own-brand home improvement products and is committed to strengthening its position as the destination DIY and Home Improvement store for DIYers and Tradespeople. No wonder they have been voted “Britain’s Favourite DIY Store” and continue to grow their Business.


Wickes are part of the Travis Perkins Group, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials with over 20 different brands and over 28,000 employees we are able to offer long and varied career opportunities. We are committed to investing in your development and enabling you to fulfil your future career aspiration.




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