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.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Accountant with strong fixed assets experience to join their team in San Antonio, TX. This candidate will provide maintenance and reconciliation support of fixed asset accounting records on both GAAP and tax basis as well as provide support in other areas including the IT department. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Accounting required 3-5 yea...
HVHC Inc. is a privately-held, for-profit holding company for a portfolio of vision companies which includes, among other companies, Davis Vision, Inc., and Visionworks of America, Inc. Together the vertically integrated company is the third largest provider of managed vision care products and services, and the third largest operators of specialty optical retail stores in the United States. It is ...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN
Seeking an accountant with a combination of strong FAS system experience and fixed assets accounting experience. Our client needs assistance adjusting fixed asset balances to reflect a change in fixed asset policies. Requirements: · Very strong FAS expertise – advanced to expert level · Extensive Fixed Assets Accounting Experience · Strong to advanced Excel skills Schedule: · 2 to 4 weeks ·...
Accounting Principals is currently recruiting for a Fixed Asset Accountant job opportunity in Suwanee, GA. This is a temp to perm opportunity that is moving fast. The position is paying $20 to $22 per hour during the temporary period and pay $50,000 to $58,000 when it goes perm (depending on experience). Qualified candidates must have 3 to 5 years of current accounting experience with a strong foc...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is looking for a Fixed Assets Accountant to join their team located in Houston, (TX). This role will be responsible for fixed assets accounting including asset creation, disposal, retirement, and depreciation entries. This position will report directly to the Manager of Fixed Assets. Job Responsibilities: Prepare and Maintain fixed asset records and account reconcil...
Fortune 500 Healthcare client in The Woodlands, TX is seeking a Fixed Asset Accountant to fulfill a Temp to Perm immediate need. This person will be accountable for newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets for all business units in accordance with Generally Accepted Account...
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...
A fortune 100 healthcare technology company is currently seeking a Fixed Asset Accountant for an immediate contract to hire opportunity. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years' experience working with Fixed Assets within a large organization using a large ERP. Fixed Asset Accountant Responsible for monitoring multiple projects in process with various vendors, ensuring capital asse...
Fortune 500 Company seeks a Junior Fixed Asset Accountant. The potential candidate will be responsible for fixed asset accounting. This individual will work directly with business unit partners and finance to resolve issues, ensure compliance and provides reporting assistance as needed. This person will also provide support to the Corporate Tax Department and internal/external audit support. This ...
The Suddath Companies, a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services, is searching for a Tax and Fixed Asset Accountant to join our team! Please visit our website at www.suddath.com to learn more about our organization. Responsibilities: · Maintain proper...
Current Need This position is a team member of the newly formed General Accounting and Reporting Center of Excellence (COE) for McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS), the software and services solutions segment of McKesson Corp. In this position the appropriate candidate will contribute to the general ledger accounting and close cycles for the overall MTS segment and its business units. This positi...
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) San Antonio, TX
About us 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 Genera...
JBS USA Greeley, CO, 80634
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
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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...
IBM Dallas,TX, NY
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 Woodcliff Lake, NJ, 07677
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...
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Fixed Asset Accountant
$33,280.00 - $79,992.00
Typical Salary for Fixed Asset Accountant
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Fixed Asset Accountant
Protects fixed assets by maintaining schedules; entering and updating information.
Rate of Growth
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Data Entry Skills
Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
Maintains fixed asset schedules by researching depreciation laws; recommending actions; completing depreciation transactions.
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