Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

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Accountant, fixed assets provides technical guidance to Project Managers, Accounting and Finance teams as it relates to KDP Capital Policy, accounting for asset transactions and processes.

Accountant, Fixed Assets Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recording company assets in SAP
Maintain the Project Accounting Sub-Ledger for Construction reporting
Responsible for treatment of tenant improvement allowances, construction retainage, and Work in Progress Accounting
Responsible for accounting treatment for Goodwill & Intangible Assets
To maintain accurate and up to date accounting information
Properly accounting for all asset additions, disposals, and transfers
Run depreciation under USGAAP and China GAAP monthly
Provide support on tax filing, especially depreciation difference between GAAP and tax requirement
Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies that can be applied across multiple business groups
Fixed assets roll forward

Accountant, Fixed Assets Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Accountant, Fixed Assets

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Education for Accountant, Fixed Assets

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Employers hiring for the accountant, fixed assets job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Finance/Accounting, Economics, MBA, Accountancy, Associates

Skills for Accountant, Fixed Assets

Desired skills for accountant, fixed assets include:

GAAP
Accounting
Configuration
Design and testing of SAP asset module
Excel
Practices and procedures
Project systems module
USGAAP and IFRS accounting principles related to a wide variety of topics
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
SAP

Desired experience for accountant, fixed assets includes:

Reconcile asset management roll forwards to the general ledger
Knowledge of general ledger and fixed asset systems
Depreciation roll forward
Land & building roll forward
Partnership roll forward
Adjusting journal entries

Accountant, Fixed Assets Examples

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Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant, fixed assets. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accountant, fixed assets
  • Provide accounting support to Functional FP&A Analysts for any questions relating to capitalization rules
  • Recommend any updates to accounting policies related to fixed assets as appropriate
  • Reconcile the fixed assets detail to the general ledger
  • Assist with journal entries and closing monthly and quarterly books for company-wide fixed assets
  • Prepare work papers and coordinate the flow of information to the external auditors regarding fixed assets and turnaround projects
  • Provide recommendations for continued progress and efficiencies to make the process more accurate and efficient
  • Ensure AFE’s are in compliance with company policy
  • Communicate with the plants on a regular basis including setting up new asset numbers
  • Ensures the financial integrity of project reporting
  • Will do some periodic project cost reviews on major capital projects
Qualifications for accountant, fixed assets
  • Retail industry experience and specific Fixed Asset experience preferred
  • General ledger, financial statements and other financial reporting
  • 3+ years of accounting experience in financial reporting, analysis and general ledger review and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent-preferred
  • Microsoft AX applications
  • Experience with (SQL) Structured Query Language to develop, manage and maintain databases
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Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accountant, fixed assets. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant, fixed assets
  • Able to work effectively with other departments, such as Accounts Payable, Treasury, FP&A, Construction and Facilities
  • Assists in month-end closing process
  • To maintain the integrity of fixed assets database
  • Segmental reporting and assist with the impairments
  • To liaise with fixed asset database supplier to ensure that updates to database are implemented as appropriate
  • To account for depreciation, including budgets and forecasts
  • To prepare all fixed asset notes for the annual financial statements
  • Evaluate purchase requests for capitalization and provide coding
  • Review and approve both capital and repair & maintenance invoices
  • Create individual projects
Qualifications for accountant, fixed assets
  • Advanced knowledge of commonly used accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Some prior experience in fixed asset accounting is desired
  • Experience with and knowledge of ERP accounting software, and all Microsoft Office applications is required
  • Approximately 2-3 years of experience in accounting, monthly close and preparation of various financial reports
  • CPA preferred (or active CPA candidate with parts passed)
  • Knowledge of MAS500 and Hyperion a plus
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Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accountant, fixed assets. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant, fixed assets
  • Provide support on technical accounting issues and provide assistance with special projects as necessary
  • Review and place assets under construction (CIP/AUC assets review)
  • Review and record various intercompany fixed asset transfers
  • Record and review fixed assets disposal in the system
  • Assign and issue fixed asset tags
  • Reconcile fixed asset sub-ledger vs
  • Perform various fixed assets analyses (depreciation reasonableness, mid-month review, fluctuation analysis)
  • Coordinate physical fixed assets count
  • Provide audit (internal/external) support
  • Assist in various clean-up efforts
Qualifications for accountant, fixed assets
  • At least 3+ years experience in various aspects of accounting, including Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets
  • BS degree in Accounting, Economics, Business or Finance required
  • Able to handle pressure and short deadlines with a positive attitude
  • Exhibit willingness and ability to learn, adapt and improve the environment
  • Proficient PC skills in the areas of integrated business system environments, and other basic office software, such as, spreadsheet, database and word-processing
  • Financial and accounting report writing skills
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Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant, fixed assets. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant, fixed assets
  • Assists the Manager, Director/Manager, Finance/Accounting, in training and developing the skills of the finance staff
  • Prepare monthly depreciation and amortization entries
  • Review Authorizations for Expenditure (AFE) to validate that the project should be treated as a capital expenditure
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget and periodic forecasts by projecting depreciation and certain O&M expenses
  • Monitor and review Construction in Process (CIP) for impairment and work closely with field personnel to ensure timely in service dates with proper useful lives and asset classifications
  • Perform monthly roll forward and other close out schedules
  • Provide leadership and direction to other fixed assets personnel
  • Perform reporting and analysis, including monthly, quarterly, and annual management reporting of capital expenditures and consolidating asset schedules for multiple companies for audit support
  • Support quarterly financial and SOX audits
  • Provide analysis and consultation in support of FERC rate cases and FERC audits
Qualifications for accountant, fixed assets
  • Team player, conscientious, and positive attitude
  • Fixed asset accounting experience required
  • Minimum of two years relevant experience, Fixed Asset experience strongly preferred
  • PeopleSoft Financials experience a strong plus
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant business experience, manufacturing preferred
  • Highly effective communication skills in Chinese and English (verbal and written)
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Accountant, Fixed Assets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant, fixed assets. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant, fixed assets
  • Reviews and utilizes judgment in verifying the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records
  • Creates records of non-routine accounting transactions
  • Identifies and resolves discrepancies between transaction feeds and accounting system outputs
  • Prepares non-routine accounting related reports and analysis with minimal supervision and occasionally works in small teams
  • Conducts and supports accounting projects of varying complexity
  • 3 - 4 years in public or private accounting
  • Reconcile fixed assets subsidiaries to general ledger on monthly basis
  • Maintain integrity of the fixed assets system by analyzing changes in the fixed assets balances
  • Assist in analysis of monthly variance of actual results from budget
  • Assist with annual budget plan
Qualifications for accountant, fixed assets
  • Bachelor’s/Associate's Degree in Accounting/Finance or related degree - willing to consider comparable work experience in lieu of Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and/or other evidence of exceptional ability
  • Oracle R12 ERP system knowledge a plus
  • Ability to build strong working relationships across the organization
  • Experienced user of ERP system (ideally JDE)
  • At least 1 year accounting-related experience

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