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Fixed Asset Accountant - Fixed Term Contract


Warwick, WAR, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  Operational Accounting
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  12619
Job Category:  Business Services
Job Function:  Finance and Risk
About the role

Fixed Asset Accountant maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, relevant General Ledger accounts and providing management reporting to stakeholders including Finance Business Partners. 

As part of this role the fixed asset accountant will manage and maintain the Fixed Asset Register and General Ledger in line with National Grid accounting policies and control framework. This includes ensuring the integrity of data flows from interfaced systems, transaction processing, month end close activities, balance sheet and other reconciliations, chart of account maintenance. 

The role will be a key point of contact for key stakeholders within the business relevant to particular business areas. The role will also be expected to review processes end to end, make improvements to the processes as required and build a strong understanding of the implications and outputs of each process. This role will also include the production and review of management information relating to capex including actuals, budget and forecasts. 

This is a high-profile role in a capital-intensive business where stakeholder management, accounting understanding and high quality delivery on time is paramount. This role requires a dynamic and focused individual who is both able and keen to maintain and improve upon high standards across several ongoing deliverables, while engaging with key stakeholders on a high level. 


This role is offered on a Fixed Term Contract until the end of July 2021.

About you

You will be a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA etc.) with experience of:


  • Reporting financial information
  • External auditor requirements and delivery 
  • Understanding of Balance Sheet reconciliation 
  • Fixed Assets reporting 
  • Finance partnering 
  • SAP 
About us

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.


In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.


The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

What you'll get

A competitive salary between £38,000 – £48,000 – dependent on capability.


As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

Closing date

The closing date for this vacancy is 9th August 2020. However, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.