Senior Capital Accountant

Michael Page
City of London, London
£70000 - £75000 per annum
29 Sep 2022
06 Oct 2022
JN -092022-5773713
Will Hewson
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Senior Capital Accountant Position with a balance of responsibilities that includes acquisition accounting, Fixed asset accounting and costing accounting. You will report into the Financial Controller have the opportunity to be a key decision maker within the organisation.

Client Details

This is one of the UK's fastest growing Housing organisations which pride themselves on a customer first and ethical business model. With strategic growth plans, they are now looking to recruit a Lead Capital Accountant to assist with acquisition accounting, fixed assets and costing.


  • Leadership in preparation of accounting for fixed assets
  • Leadership in preparation of materials for the approval of fixed asset acquisition payments
  • Supports cashflow forecasting for short-term capital requirements
  • Liaising with other departments of the firm to ensure efficient management of fixed asset accounting and management of short-term cash flow
  • Lead fixed asset accounting policies, controls and procedures
  • Preparation of documentation required for audit purposes and leadership in dealing with acquisition payment and fixed asset audit queries
  • Mentoring and training two junior accounting team members
  • Dealing with ad hoc queries from internal and external stakeholders regarding housing fixed assets, particularly around the payment and accounting processes
  • Lead on grant reporting and audits
  • Perform defect cost analysis and reporting, and lead on the recovery of costs incurred
  • Identify and implement process improvements to improve efficiency and robustness of controls


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, ICAEW)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures pertaining to fixed assets
  • Solid understanding of the calculation of VAT, CIS & SDLT liabilities and compliance with the relevant statutory filing obligations
  • Able to forge strong relationships with business partners and senior leadership team
  • Detailed knowledge of Excel (pivot table, vlookup, etc.)
  • Strong desire to improve current working practices and systems
  • Experience in a line manager role

Job Offer

  • Salary c£75,000 + Bonus
  • Hybrid working flexibility
  • Growth and development
  • Ability to be a key decision maker
  • Generous Pension + Benefits

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