Job accountant in Wantage, England at Williams Advanced Engineering

Job Details

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Company Williams Advanced Engineering
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address London, United Kingdom
Salary - GBP per
Job Location Wantage, England

Job Description


WAE Technologies Limited exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed, and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for Capex & Systems Accountant to join our Finance Team in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment. Purpose of this role is to Own and drive the transactions and processes relating to capital expenditure and finance systems for WAE entities. Support the Accounting, AP, AR, Financial Control, Business Partnering and FP&A teams to improve and optimise these areas, and enable WAE to generate as much value as possible from its capex and systems investments.

Job role:

· Manage, improve and develop the Capex approval, management and disposal processes for WAE entities.

· Support the wider business to ensure that Capex records are complete and accurate at all times, and that changes are recorded on a timely basis.

· Develop and maintain the annual fixed asset verification and impairment review processes.

· Support with the preparation and review of business cases for large value capex additions.

· Support the documentation and ongoing review of intangible asset creation and impairment.

· Develop a strong understanding of WAE’s systems and the way operations interact with them, with a focus on the ERP system (currently Microsoft Dynamics 365).

· Support the Finance team to document work instructions and maintain training for all Finance systems processes and controls.

· Work with the in-house IT and ERP teams to optimise the functionality and value that WAE can obtain from it’s systems, providing problem solving support for Finance related matters.

You’ll have:

  • Qualified or part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Accounting experience including a consistent element of fixed asset accounting
  • Strong Finance systems implementation and/or process improvement experience
  • Management accounting experience desirable
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and SAP ERP systems strongly preferred
  • Demonstratable experience in problem solving with systems controls and processes

We’ll provide:

· Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career

· A supportive and empowering work environment

Application deadline:

The closing date for applications is 11th of August 2023.


We are based on the WAE technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK. 20 minutes’ drive South of Oxford, UK.and Kidlington, Oxford.

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Yearly bonus

Work Location: In person

Job Location

Wantage, England

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