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Assistant Accountant - Fixed Assets

Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Company description:

XPO, Inc

Job description:

Were looking for a talented ACCA/CIMA Assistant Accountant Fixed Assets to join us on a full-time, permanent basis.

You would be based at our site in Northampton with the option of hybrid working. The role would be Monday to Friday.

Pay, benefits and more:

This role has the potential for steady expansion and career development. Were looking for someone who is already AAT qualified, or equivalent, and is already studying ACCA or CIMA. We will support you through the rest of your ACCA/CIMA qualification putting you through the apprenticeship route. Were looking for someone who wants to grow with us.

Were offering a starting salary of between £25-£35k, depending on experience with salary increasing upon completion of further ACCA/CIMA levels. We offer 25 days holiday, and You'll have access to a variety of high street discounts, cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.

What You'll do on a typical day:

Create capital project order numbers

Process asset additions in line with company policy

Review assets in progress

Process any transfers and disposal requests following process & policies

Post monthly depreciation costs

Respond to any queries that arise from our FBPs providing support to the business and ensure best practices are being followed

Reconcile and process a number of monthly balance sheet reconciliations across all entities

Prepare monthly Sox control reviews & annual audit

Various other fixed asset reporting for senior management use

Daily long term lease invoice approvals

Recharge monthly leased costs out to the business

Explore process improvements and assist in driving automation of processes

Escalate any obvious errors & risks to management

Experience and knowledge will be gained through the use of a number of different IT systems

Theres plenty of opportunity to learn more and be involved in various other tasks if you are keen to learn and progress with us.

What you need to succeed at XPO:

Have your completed AAT or equivalent level and currently studying ACCA or CIMA

Excellent communication skills You'll be speaking regularly with various stakeholders, so You'll need to be able to communicate with stakeholders at all levels over the phone/email or in person

A sound understanding of Microsoft packages including Excel and Outlook

SAP knowledge is desirable but not essential

Be eager to learn and progress within your role and department

Able to work to deadlines and have great attention to detai

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