Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets

Our client, an innovative social marketing company within the Beauty & Cosmetics Industry, is looking for a Senior Accountant in Fixed Assets to be responsible of creating and monitor a system of controls, policies and procedures for the recordation of fixed assets; assist with Banking activities; prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger close; and assist in the preparation and distribution of financial statements

Qualifications / Requirements

  • 6+ years in Accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with Fixed Asset accounting
  • Public Accounting experience a plus
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to read and understand legal documents and appropriately record the impact according to GAAP. Ability to build strong working relationships across the organization

Responsibilities

  • Create and monitor a system of controls, policies and procedures for the recordation of fixed assets
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets.
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets.
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations.
  • Collect and maintain budgeting information for fixed assets. Work with departmental managers in the collection of information. Combine and analyze the data to create a financial budget to be used by management for planning purposes.
  • Maintain the general ledger for internal and external financial statements. Reconcile the fixed assets accounts to conform with the actual activity on a month to month basis. Book all necessary journal entries to represent current business transactions.
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets.
  • Manage equipment leases.

Background

  • IT software projects, icloud (preferred)