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Senior Accountant

Job Description


Venture Recruitment Partners are working with a very well-known global business in Basingstoke.  The client is looking to recruit a Senior Accountant to join a large, established team.   As the Senior Accountant you will be focusing on international entities with the goal of building and maintaining strong relationships with key business stakeholders internally and externally, maintaining all financial controls and systems within your role recommending potential operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures.

Ensuring all key tasks are completed to scheduled timelines and in line with accounting policies and take ownership of balance sheet accounts and reviews with Finance managers.  You will work across all departments and with key stakeholders to support the financial reporting process.

The Role

  • Ensuring accounting Policy compliance and controlling the integrity of the Global Fixed Assets register.
  • Processing and coordinating accounting period end close activities.
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations, including assets under construction projects and liaise with balance sheet owners as necessary.
  • Prepare Financial reports and ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Supervise accounting activity across international legal entities.
  • Management of compliance with IFRS16 regulations.
  • Ensures compliance with accounting and tax statutory requirements.
  • Produce information to support the preparation of Audited Financial Statements.
  • Ensure department SLAs are met and KPIs are achieved or exceeded.
  • Managing Fixed Assets journal processing through working with site & finance teams, ensuring system of accounts and records are properly maintained.
  • Stakeholder management, including providing forecasting of Fixed Asset Register depreciation/balance sheets.
  • Clear and concise liaison with both internal and external auditors.
  • Development of team members (including any on the apprenticeship scheme).
  • Champion and implement new processes through continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Support Head of Department as required


Skills, Experience, Qualifications

  • Fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Extensive experience of multi-currency component asset accounting, particularly relating to global construction projects.
  • Awareness as to the impact of global taxation on Fixed Assets would be preferred.
  • Experience with complex fixed asset systems landscape and data structures.
  • Experience & proven capabilities in process improvement techniques.
  • Evidence of building and maintaining strong relationships with key business stakeholders.
  • Acts as a key member of organisations leadership community, role models company behaviours and contributes to the achievement of the wider business strategy.
  • Ability to professionally challenge senior stakeholders with vision and confidence in relation to process and policies.
  • Methodical and diligent with strong attention to detail essential.

Salary & Benefits
The salary on offer is upto £55k depending on your experience plus a bonus.  The business also offer other fantastic benefits.


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