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Fixed Asset Accountant

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Welcome to KFC

Take one man with a big idea, add 11 herbs and spices, grit, ambition, and buckets of heart - you’ve got KFC.

Since 1939, we’ve been bringing finger lickin’ good chicken to the world, and today we’re proud to be in over 1000 communities across the UK & Ireland. But without our people, none of it would be possible. Just like our recipe, they’re all original.

Join us. Bring it. And together, we can be part of something truly extraordinary.

Bringing it to the role.

We’re looking for a Fixed Asset Accountant to join our high performing Control team, reporting to the Capital Reporting Manager. The Fixed Asset Accountant is crucial in ensuring that our Fixed Asset registers accurately reflect the assets in use across our Equity estate enabling stakeholders to make decisions around Store remodelling and development. The role will support with the periodic Capital Spend reporting to a variety of stakeholders across the business.

What you’ll do

  • Preparation of periodic Fixed Asset Registers and Reconciliation to trial balances.
  • Control and capitalise Assets under construction, liaising with cross functional teams and Project Managers.
  • Liaise with cross functional stakeholders to ensure Capital Spend budgets are adhered too and provided to the Capital Reporting Manager on a timely basis.
  • Reconcile and manage differences between FAR and Ledgers
  • Produce reconciled Fixed Assets notes for internal reporting
  • Journals to capitalise expenditure.
  • Running periodic depreciation
  • Prepare all ledgers and registers with backing for the year end audits.
  • Execute the Improving and documenting internal controls.
  • Adhere to a period end process and ensure strict deadlines are achieved to support group reporting requirements.

What we’d love from you


  • Enjoy a challenging and fun work environment
  • Ability to hit reporting deadlines and the manage their own time effectively
  • Strong communication skills to build relationships with cross functional teams
  • Ability to deal effectively with personnel across all levels of the organization and external suppliers
  • Strong IT/Systems Literacy, particularly using MS Excel.
  • A passion for Systems and Process, and an eye for spotting potential for improvement.

  • AAT Qualified or working towards qualification.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Fixed assets experience is desired although not essential

Be Original.

At KFC, everyone gets a seat at our table. Since we landed in the UK in 1965, we’ve fed our people’s potential - to be their best selves, make a difference and have fun.

Because it’s not just what you do at KFC. It’s the way you do it. Unapologetically you, undeniably original.

You’ll work with colleagues who all bring their originality to the table: their energy, spirit and sizzle and make every day high flyin’ and high fryin’.

As a multi-billion-pound business with over 1000 restaurants, we take ambition seriously. You’ll be treated with respect and supported in everything you do as you roll up your sleeves and play your part in bringing finger lickin’ good chicken to our customers. And whatever your journey looks like, we’ll help you get there. From flexible working to the chance to earn qualifications, we got you. There are all kinds of opportunities at KFC.

Buckets of Benefits

A career with KFC offers much more than just fantastic earning potential. We reward achievement with amazing incentives and benefits, including:

  • Flexible, hybrid working with our Restaurant Support Centre located in Woking, Surrey - a 24-minute train ride from London Waterloo. Depending on job requirement, travel across the UK & Ireland may be required.
  • Generous pension with up to 11% company contribution.
  • ‘Fri-Yay’ time - finish up at 1pm every Friday, all year round.
  • Live Well Days - 5 days per year to disconnect from our day-to-day (in addition to 25 days annual leave and bank holidays).
  • You can buy or sell up to 5 extra days of your core annual leave allowance each year.
  • After 5 years’ service, annual holiday allowance increases to 30 days.
Bonus - We work hard and do our best work to succeed together. When the company and individual goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our bonus scheme.Wellness- We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes, including Telus Health, and 1:1 Mental Health coaching sessions with our partner Sanctus.Private healthcare, including access to Digital GP, with the option to increase to include family cover.
Flexible and Voluntary benefits including Dental Insurance, Health Screening and Gym Discounts.

  • Insurances - All colleagues are covered by our life and income protection insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Study Support may be available for job-related qualifications.
  • Parental Leave - We offer enhanced paid leave and flexible return to work options for those important times.
  • Colleague Discount - If you love KFC as much as we do, you’ll received a 25% discount.

Our Commitment to You

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do our teams. We value, support, and celebrate the things that make Team KFC authentic and original and all candidates - regardless of age, background, ethnicity, gender, ability, religion, or sexual orientation.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups in our industry such as women, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

To make your journey with us accessible and tailored to your needs, we encourage you to let us know if you'd like any additional support with your application, have a disability or condition that may affect your performance during your recruitment process, or any other requirements.

Neurodiverse? Our accessibility toolbar can support you when you apply.

Ready to apply?

If you are ready to bring your passion, skills, and dedication to KFC, we encourage you to apply now. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and embarking on this extraordinary journey together. Bring it.

Don’t tick all the boxes? Don’t worry. If you don’t match all the criteria for the role and still think you’d be a great fit, we’d love to hear from you.

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