Senior Finance Analyst – Fixed Assets

Senior Finance Analyst – Fixed Assets

Purpose of the role:

To record and control the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording and reviewing depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets. Provide a project support function to the Project Management team and work closely with the project managers in the business to ensure control of spend is in line with budget and covenant limits. To implement new systems and processes to record the information.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Accurately record all CAPEX and dilapidation spend within Oracle including depreciation, additions and disposals

* Prepare and post all month end journals related to Fixed Assets or Capital Expenditure projects

* Review the depreciation posted and investigate anomalies

* Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.

* Ensure Projects and assets are capitalised in time to ensure optimal spread of depreciation.

* Create and manage project codes for the business

* Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorisations and against covenant limits

* Liaise with other Corporate departments in adhering to the company investment approval process.

* To ensure that Investment Proposals submitted to the Investment Committee(IC) approval process comply with the required company standard.

* Own and prepare the monthly board pack to a strict timeline and provide adequate commentary for it.

* To provide ad hoc business financial analysis support for projects and fixed assets and create bespoke financial reports to ensure robust reporting.

* To work with the project managers and budget owners for projects to prepare CAPEX budget on an annual basis.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

KEY KNOWLEDGE /EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

* Strong academic background
* ACCA/CIMA/ACA/MBA or QBE or a Degree in Accounting and Finance considered.

Technical Skills

* Good accounting ability, i.e. to complete reconciliations and double-entry accounting
* Oracle Financial experience desirable
* Extremely Strong Data Manipulation / interrogation skills;
* Strong IT skills to include:

* Microsoft Office
* Excel to advanced level
* Knowledge of OLAP tools, such as TM1
* Ability to quickly learn new systems
* Strong financial package skills.

* Ability to lead and mentor staff

Knowledge/experience

* Experience in a similar role of Fixed Asset Control and Reconciliations a must
* Strong technical knowledge of Fixed Asset accounting policies and procedures a must.
* Experience in implementing change and process improvements
* Multi site experience useful
* Worked with high volumes of data
* Able to work with ambiguity and introduce processes where there are none.

YOU MUST BE IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE OR HAVE A 1 WEEK NOTICE TO ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE.

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