The Fixed Asset Accounting Manager position is accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets.
Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets.
Maintain fixed assets for book and tax using BNA software.
Assign each asset with a unique asset number.
Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system for multiple subsidiaries.
Reconcile the fixed asset accounts in the fixed assets software to the general ledger.
Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets and write the journal entries each month to record them, including any applicable bonus depreciation.
Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.
Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets.
Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets.
Generate reports related to fixed assets as requested by management and various subsidiaries’ project accountants.
Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries.
Supply information for property tax return preparation.
Gather information from fixed asset software to assist the tax manager in calculating quarterly tax estimates.
This position has supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience: College degree or (4+ years of experience in accounting and G/L) will be considered.
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Computer Skills: Microsoft packages preferred and SAP ERP preferred.
Other Skills and Abilities: Costpoint Database training, G/L experience, Experience with BNA.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in-group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Quantity – Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities and abilities.
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