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Capex Accountant

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Ellie Heanue
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  • Start Date: 07/11/2023
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000013613_1699355061

CAPEX Accountant, Consumer Retail, Leicester, c£50k + 10% Bonus + Great Benefits Package

An instantly recognisable, global, retail brand is looking for a soon to be qualified, high-calibre Capital Accountant to join their top-tier finance team with the responsibility of overseeing a CAPEX budget of c£150 million.

This renowned PE backed; omni-channel retailer is in a period of high growth with focus on digital optimisation. As the leading, high-end retailer in their field, they are seeking a passionate candidate with retail experience to help drive this growth. With in excess of £700m + revenue, they have solid plans for even further success.

Sitting within a dynamic and collaborative finance team, you will play an integral part in; shaping their capital expenditure strategies and controls, contributing to a new chapter of insight and growth for this renowned organisation. Preparing the month end capex reports, leading on budgeting & forecasting and helping drive process improvements.

You will have great senior stakeholder exposure, business partnering with; corporate budget holders as well as the Commercial finance function. You will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with the wider finance and commercial teams, to embed strong controls over capex spending.

You will play an integral part in the team, managing 1 direct report, providing them with strong developmental support.

You will be reporting directly into the Head of Financial Control and have good exposure to senior leadership. With a leadership team that fosters development and progression, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading global brand, making a real difference in their space.

Essential Requirements

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified or Finalist
  • Must have good understanding of Capital Expenditure (CAPEX)
  • Strong communicator with ability to partner at all levels both finance and non-finance
  • Strong academic background
  • An eye for detail, commercially minded and passionate about adding value