Fixed Assets Accountant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



Overview

The Fixed Assets Accountant will analyze financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data; recommending actions. Financial planning and strategy along with process improvement and problem solving are key responsibilities with special focus on capital projects and fixed assets.

External US

The Accountant will analyze financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data; recommending actions. Financial planning and strategy along with process improvement and problem solving are key responsibilities with special focus on capital projects and fixed assets.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support capital projects and expenditures, including large projects from $40m to $120m site expansions at multiple locations, through initial set up to close out; track and report out actuals versus budgeted costs; work with senior level management sponsors as well as project engineers.
  • Organize support for fixed asset count - work with Dept heads to gather data for internal audit and maintain accurate fixed asset subledger
  • Increases productivity by developing automated accounting applications; coordinating information requirements
  • Updates capital project related forecasts on a timely basis using manufacturing schedules to provide up to date financial impact. Identifies and improves financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with budgeted forecasts, identifying trends and recommending actions to management.
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Guides cost analysis process by compiling data on a monthly basis; providing trends and forecasts; explaining variances to budget and recommending actions. Review of expenses includes a check to ensure quality and completeness of Journal entries and accuracy of any other expenses that post during the current period.
  • Assists with the preparation of the fixed costs budget year over year
  • Posts Journal entries and reconciles GL accounts and transactions by comparing and correcting data.
  • Compiles fixed asset related tax information and data for annual tax returns
  • Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
  • Protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; completing internal trainings, and reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

    Education & Experience Requirements:

  • BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Public Accountant or relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • Audit experience preferred
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • Professional certification (e.g. CPA) preferred
  • FDBU works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company’s ability to secure an export authorization.

    FDBU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.


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