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Capital Accountant

Posted on Dec 9, 2019 by South West Water

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £45k Annual
[b]Do you have proven experience of capital finance and accounting?[/b]

South West Water provides reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and wastewater services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity to join one of the South West's leading employers as a Capital Accountant to join our team based in Exeter.

[b]What will you be doing?[/b]

The Capital Accountant will take the lead on accounting areas such as: the maintenance of the fixed asset registers and the calculation and forecasting of depreciation charges; to deliver the fixed asset related accounting information for statutory and regulatory reporting; to lead the forecasting and reporting of regulatory capital expenditure; as well as supporting the Capital Finance Manager on business planning and governance matters.

The Capital Finance Team are responsible for the accurate and timely recording of the Company's capital expenditure in the accounting records to comply with all statutory and regulatory requirements. You will support, drive and challenge the business in the production of capital plans, budgets and forecasts that champion value for money and efficiency out-performance.

[b]What do you need?[/b]

*Professionally qualified accountant or part qualified if accompanied by extensive / relevant experience*Strong financial and management accounting background*Sound technical knowledge and skills, and a commitment to keep them up to date*Drive and determination to make a real difference*A can do' and commercial approach to problem solving*Sound knowledge of financial reporting/ budget setting*Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills*Ability to prioritise and manage multiple workloads

[b]What can South West water do for you?[/b]

In return for your hard work as our Capital Accountant, we can offer a salary of [b]35,000 - 45,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience[/b]. We also offer a range of excellent benefits, working within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

[b]If you have the skills and experience to excel as our Capital Accountant, click [/b][b]apply today.[/b]

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Reference: 808500072

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