Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

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Fixed assets analyst provides guidance to the Fixed Asset team and the business with respect to Fixed Asset verification processes.

Fixed Assets Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for the timely and accurate processing and analyzing of data related to Fixed Assets, including but not limited to, Federal Tax projects
Review systems and procedures
Own and operate the Fixed Asset Register processes and reporting
Complete or co-ordinate the processing ELTO transactions such as, Depreciation, Impairments, Additions, Disposals, Inter-company Transfers, Substitutions, Splits, Swaps and Like Kind Exchanges in line with Company Policy, US GAAP, and local GAAP rules
Coordinate with controllership and other finance teams
Ensure that there are strong & key controls within the ELTO area
Perform Fixed Asset Register checks and reconciliations
Perform monthly reconciliation of Fixed Assets and GL on the US & non US set of books
Complete Fixed Asset Register month end and quarter end close processes and execute on quarter close tasks
Support the Tax Fixed Asset Register process

Fixed Assets Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Fixed Assets Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Fixed Assets Analyst

Desired skills for fixed assets analyst include:

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Equivalent
Accounting principles
Asset management lifecycle
ERP system and Microsoft Office suite
Especially the asset capitalization and disposal financial processes
Excel skills and ability to learn and use applications
Fixed Asset processes
MEXGAAP and USGAAP
Methods and techniques

Desired experience for fixed assets analyst includes:

Complete all reporting requirements and schedules
Prepare or review quarter end reconciliations
Prepare or review the monthly Published NBV Report
Provide information to Internal and External Auditors in relation to Fixed Asset queries
Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) policies
Prepare and maintain SOPs within area

Fixed Assets Analyst Examples

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Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a fixed assets analyst. 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 fixed assets analyst
  • Other tasks or projects as may be assigned
  • Monitor performance of 3rd party vendors executing services associated with Communication Suppliers - Advantix / Clover (Wireless and Data) and accounts payable
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly / annual corporate schedules
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation and attached supporting documentation to Blackline
  • Particpate in budget / forecast preparation expense and capital
  • Play a key role in the development, preparation and consolidation of semi-annual budgets and monthly forecasts by working closely with cross-functional partners
  • Maintain an effective control environment and ensure proper application of US GAAP
  • Support different areas with analysis
  • Capital reporting and forecasting
  • Generate monthly reports for the Business such as asset listing, depreciation forecasts
Qualifications for fixed assets analyst
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Local GAAP requirements
  • Autonomous, reliable, detail oriented, well organized and accurate
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, Lotus Notes)
  • 2 Years minimum work experience preferred
  • Monitor policy compliance for capitalizing and disposing MHE fixed assets
  • Responsible for the governance over all aspects of the Oracle Fixed Asset system from production operations to the various test environments, to overseeing Disaster recovery exercises
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Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a fixed assets analyst. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fixed assets analyst
  • Reconciliation of fixed assets depreciation ledgers and preparation of depreciation journals
  • Managing the preparation and payment of invoices relating to capital assets
  • Administration of the motor vehicle fleet
  • Reconciliation of operating costs relating to motor vehicle fleet
  • Monthly preparation of monthly fleet usage and cost reports including variance commentary
  • Provide assistance with month end procedures and associated reports
  • Provision of commercial support to stakeholders in assessment of capital expenditure business cases and analysis of project initiatives
  • Work closely with internal business partners to drive project closures timely and ensure accurate recording of useful lives and depreciation
  • Assist in the implementation/on-going record keeping related to the accounting guidance surrounding the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842)
  • Process capitalization requests, financial analyses and monthly reports for Fixed Assets & Capex area
Qualifications for fixed assets analyst
  • Experience working with SOX policies
  • Coordinate and validate all Oracle fixed asset activities for MHE acquisitions and dispositions
  • Monitor and approve all content related to the Business Service Center Fixed Assets website
  • Responsible for the implementation of purchasing accounting adjustments in the US Tax books as well the "start-up" of MHE fixed asset tax reporting
  • Prepare and provide year-end Federal and State tax deliverables
  • Provide guidance and information to all internal and external auditors
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Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a fixed assets analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for fixed assets analyst
  • Perform period-end closing activities to ensure timely and accurate reporting of the US GAAP and statutory financial statements
  • Be responsible for reporting of financial information to management and other external authorities (statistics)
  • Deliver a range of month end close activities on time and to high standards of accuracy
  • Analyse and improve both processes and systems
  • Investigate and resolve complex problems
  • Make sure reconciliations and controls are performed to high standards of accuracy
  • Apply high levels of internal customer service and work closely with the business finance teams
  • Organise the work of team members and finance professionals in line with team manager’s direction
  • Ensure team members and finance professionals are coached and trained
  • To use knowledge of SAP in order to aid in the integration of processes between EE & BT on two different sytems
Qualifications for fixed assets analyst
  • Previous Multinational experience
  • Prepare external Census information
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of related tax experience
  • CorpTax, PowerTax, Access or SAP experience is a plus
  • Exposure to regulatory accounting is a plus
  • 3-4 years of industry and/or public accounting experience (preferably fixed asset related)
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Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a fixed assets analyst. 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 fixed assets analyst
  • Prepare month end journal entries, including accruals
  • Ensure accuracy of period end financial information and investigate/explain any material discrepancies
  • Assist in preparation of the monthly forecast providing production performance and purchase price variance tracking
  • Budget preparation, Forecasts and Financial analysis
  • Ensure the accuracy, integrity, and analysis of the General Ledger are maintained in accordance with GAAP, IAS and NFCM
  • Compile key metrics of Fixed Asset data reported to Accounting management on a monthly basis
  • Balance entries between general ledger and fixed asset system
  • Process monthly asset creations and updates
  • Process monthly asset retirements and transfers
  • Process monthly Fixed Asset depreciation close
Qualifications for fixed assets analyst
  • Experience with capital forecasting and reporting a plus
  • Responsible for the production of the month end consolidated accounts for all fixed Asset movements reconciling the general ledger with the fixed asset register(s)
  • Reconciliation and control of month end accruals for fixed assets ensuring full validation and compliance with accounting policy
  • Develop and deliver accurate and relevant Management reporting to ensure that Asset Management risks and issues are flagged and mitigated and to monitor the overall performance of Capital expenditure and other key performance indicators
  • Act as the accounting expert on varying asset ownership rules unilateral, shared or third party ownership liaising with the various owners to produce a fully reconciled set of accounts
  • Support AUC/AICC (Asset under Construction or Asset in Course of Construction) accounting across EE providing guidance and support to maintain an appropriate level, proactively challenging projects with long time scales and multiple slippages to ensure timely capitalisation of assets
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Fixed Assets Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a fixed assets analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for fixed assets analyst
  • Process monthly ARO accretion entries
  • Maintain LTSA/CSA schedule & rollforward
  • Maintain depreciation and LTSA/CSA budget forecast
  • Review capital project costing reports
  • Review capital project close out reports
  • Distribute quarterly ARO questionnaires
  • Prepare monthly fluctuation analyses and reporting on changes in Fixed Asset depreciation
  • Prepare monthly Fixed Asset Rollforwards
  • Prepare monthly depreciation plan vs actual reports
  • Prepare monthly LTSA/CSA forecast vs actual reports
Qualifications for fixed assets analyst
  • Support the external audit team with fully reconciled financial information on the fixed asset base along with explanations on key movements
  • Support all financial reporting cycles with relevant and accurate information, specifically the monthly results, short term forecasts & budgets and the strategic plan
  • Manage and challenge the financial risks with regards to project cancellation
  • Support the review of the Economic Useful Life of all assets to ensure accounting policy is applied accurately and consistently across the asset base
  • Act as stand in for the Fixed Asset Accounting Manager as required
  • A Qualified or near Qualified accountant - essential

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