Financial Accountant
UK Research and Innovation
Didcot, GB
6d ago
source : GOV.UK


A position has arisen for a Financial Accountant to provide support in maintaining accurate Fixed Asset Register (FAR) and Capital Projects records.

You will be based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Nr Didcot, Oxfordshire, although occasional travel to other sites may be required.

Job description

  • Completing a monthly reconciliation between Oracle General Ledger and Oracle Project Accounting modules on a project by project basis
  • Ensure asset capitalisation and disposals are in accordance with UKRI’s policies and International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Working with Project Managers and Finance Business Partners to agree appropriate project structures to facilitate asset creation in the FAR
  • Cleansing project data of non-capital items
  • The timely creation of Construction in Progress assets in Oracle
  • Maintain an effective collaborative working relationship with the shared service centre UK SBS (fixed asset transaction processing is outsourced).
  • Responsibilities

    You will be a part qualified accountant or studying towards your professional qualification with prior Fixed Asset experience.

    You will demonstrate high competency using Excel, dealing with large data sets. Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to present and explain financial information clearly to staff at all levels.

    Experience using Oracle R12 is highly advantageous.


    UK Research and Innovation recognises and values employees as individuals and aims to provide a pay and reward package that motivates staff to the best of their ability.

    The reward and benefit package includes a flexible working scheme, an excellent Defined Benefit pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits.

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    Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed.

    The level of security needed is security check.People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

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