Fixed Asset Accountant Jobs

Fixed Asset Accountant Overview


Just as there are different areas of business, there are different areas of accounting. Fixed Asset Accountants are responsible for tracking the value and changes in a company's assets. The assets they are concerned with may be tangible or intangible. Some of the duties that Fixed Asset Accountants conduct are the calculation and recording of the depreciation of fixed assets and the investigation of assets' potential obsolescence. They help companies compare their asset expenditures with their capital budgets.

Fixed Asset Accountant Education Requirements


Fixed Asset Accountants usually must have a bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration with a concentration in accounting. Some employers tend to prefer accountants who have master's degrees in business administration or accounting. Accountants may also obtain certification as Certified Public Accountants or Certified Management Accountants. Additionally, some Fixed Asset Accountants start off by obtaining internships at corporations as Junior Accountants and then work their way up through the company. There are also positions for people with Strong Fixed Asset Experience.

Fixed Asset Accountant Job Market


The job market for accountants in general is expected to expand by 13 percent in the next 10 years. Competition is fierce to secure high-paying positions, but with all the new laws and regulations that have been passed due to corporate financial crises and scandals, the amount of Fixed Asset Accountants and other professionals needed by corporations may increase. Accountants can help ensure that corporations comply with stricter standards to report assets accurately and manage them effectively.

Fixed Asset Accountant Salary


The median annual salary for accountants in 2012 was $63,500. The accountants who earned the most worked for securities and commodity exchanges companies, but the industry that employed the most accountants involved accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services. The highest-earning accountants made more than $111,000 in 2012.
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52 Fixed Asset Accountant jobs found on Monster.

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This is your opportunity to leverage your accounting experience to join a strong and stable company with a history of success, and work in our Irvine, CA office. This is a role for an junior accountant with a strong understanding of fixed assets, great interpersonal skills, a team-player attitude, the desire to continue to learn, and the drive to take ownership of his/her responsibilities. If that...
Xylem Inc. Bridgeport, NJ
Job Description Xylem Dewatering Solutions, the leader in portable industrial pumping, offers full-service dewatering capabilities including pump sales, rental and on-site services to transport water and wastewater to customers worldwide. The Company has a reputation for providing the very best customer service and support in the industry. Xylem Dewatering Solutions offers challenging and reward...
Recruit GAAP Staffing Philadelphia, PA, 19142
A hiring employer with Recruit GAAP in the Media industry is seeking a full time Fixed Assets Accountant. The company offers the following environment: Growing Company with a relaxed environment. Estimated salary of $30 per Hour. The right candidate will have experience with, or the skills and abilities to: People skills, work with branch managers, Excel, Ability to learn. Seeking someone who can ...
Atwood Oceanics Houston, TX, 77020
Position Summary: Position assists the Financial Services Department in the accumulation and reporting of the organization’s accounting and finance information to management. This position’s primary responsibilities are to account for, track and report on the company’s property, plant and equipment including rigs, equipment and capital spares. Primary responsibilities also include supporting the ...
The Coca-Cola Company Los Angeles, CA
DESCRIPTION & REQUIREMENTS:...
IntelliBridge Partners is looking for a Fixed Asset Accountant for 3+ months who has a strong background in Fixed Assets to assist our client in San Jose, CA. In this position you would input our clients fixed assets (in excess of 60 million) into SAP. The hourly rate for this position is $30.00. RESPONSIBILITIES: Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system. Reconc...
Purpose & Scope: Assist in review and closure of AFEs (Authorization for Expenditure) into fixed assets system. Principle Responsibilities: Review Submitted AFE requests and route for proper approvals within AFETS (Authorization for Expenditure Tracking System) Initiate creation of approved AFE requests from AFETS to SAP including notification to plant personnel of creation. Process money move...
Baker Hughes Incorporated HOUSTON, TX
989033true989033falseSubmission for the position: Fixed Assets Accountant - Houston, TX - (Job Number: 1423837)false989033falsetruehttps://bakerhughes.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1423837&lang=enFixed Assets Accountant - Houston, TXtrueFixed Assets Accountant - Houston, TX14238371423837 LOCATION North Houston, TX EMPLOYMENT STATUS Full Time Regular ABOUT THIS JOB Baker Hughes In...
Advance Auto Parts Roanoke, VA, 24001
Major Responsibilities SUMMARYApplies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, record and reconcile transactions, assist in the preparation of financial reports, assist in the day-to-day operations of the department, and handle special projects as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned. - Pr...
SoftLayer Senior Fixed Asset Accountant Job ID GTS-0639093 Job type Full-time Regular Work country USA Position type Professional Work city Dallas,TX Posted 19-Feb-2014 Travel No travel Job area Finance & Accounting (non consulting) Business group Global Technology Services Job category Finance Business unit GTS HQ/Top Job role Accounting Analyst Job role skillset Finance & Accounting Comm...
Lockheed Martin Lakeland, FL
EBS Financial Services is responsible for providing Fixed Asset (FA) Accounting services to various Lockheed Martin business areas/units and partners. This position is responsible for timely and accurate capitalization, transfer, maintenance and retirement of fixed assets as well as the calculation of appropriate depreciation of those assets for both financial and tax purposes. This responsibili...
Job description Empowered. Innovative. Inspiring. Creative. Intense. These are all words we use to describe life at SoftLayer, an IBM Company. SoftLayer is the cloud infrastructure provider of choice for companies building for Internet Scale, and the largest privately owned hosting company in the world. We provide global, on-demand data center and hosting services from world-class data centers i...
PDS Tech is seeking a Senior Fixed Asset Accountant position in Woodcliff Lake, NJ. Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets. Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies related to fixed assets. Assign tag numbers to fixed assets. Review and update a process to track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset ...
Western Dental Orange, CA, 92856
Job Responsibilities/Duties Process Fixed Assets transactions – additions, disposals and transfers Fixed Asset related Journal entry preparation and posting Prepare monthly supporting schedules – Depreciation, Gain or Loss Schedules Account analysis/reconciliations – all Fixed Assets and Accum Depreciation Accounts Fixed Asset Report preparation and timely filing with appropriate parties Upd...
Overview: ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, parks and destinations and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute, one of ...
Sally Beauty Supply Denton, TX, 76201
Overview: Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies. Our world headquarters is conveniently located just 5 minutes north of Lake Lewisville off of I35E. We are seeking a Fixed Asset Accountant I. The Fixed Asset Accountant will be responsible for analyzing financial information and preparing financial reports to determine or main...
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) San Antonio, TX, 78245
Reporting to a Fixed Assets team leader, this position is responsible for supporting a mix of large and small business units. Responsibilities : Preparing and posting various monthly fixed assets transactions and setting WBS elements as well as assisting in performing the monthly Fixed Assets reconciliation Preparing the capital spending reports to the stakeholders Generating ad-hoc reports re...
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) San Antonio, TX, 78245
Description Reporting to a Fixed Assets team leader, this position is responsible for supporting a mix of large and small business units. Responsibilities : Preparing and posting various monthly fixed assets transactions and setting WBS elements as well as assisting in performing the monthly Fixed Assets reconciliation Preparing the capital spending reports to the stakeholders Generating ad-hoc ...
Southwest Business Corp San Antonio, TX, 78245
SWBC has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas and has an immediate opening for a Fixed Asset Accountant located at our corporate headquarters in San Antonio, TX. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an energetic and seasoned team, with an established and expanding national firm. Headquartered in San Antonio, SWBC is a diversified financial ...
The Hertz Corporation Oklahoma City, OK, 73113
General Responsibilities: Job Purpose: Ensure all financial activity is properly recorded in the Hertz Financial Statements and the Oracle Fixed Asset sub ledger system. Perform assigned reconciliations timely and accurately. Make adjusting JEs and/or changes in the Oracle Fixed Asset Inventory sub ledger inventory system to insure the ledger and sub ledger are in balance. Responsible for accoun...

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Fixed Asset Accountant

Salaries

$33,280.00 - $79,992.00
Typical Salary for Fixed Asset Accountant
(64 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
64.1%
Master's
23.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
10.3%
Associates
2.6%
(39 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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