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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The Kenan Advantage Group is searching for a candidate to fill a Fixed Asset/Inventory Manager position at the Company’s headquarters in North Canton, reporting to the Assistant Corporate Controller. This individual will have responsibility for managing the company’s Fixed Assets and Inventories, along with the direct supervision of a Fixed Asset Accountant. Job responsibilities: •Manage the ove...
Provide accounting and financial advisory support for fixed assets to Aramark’s Business Services center. Roles and responsibilities will include documenting, processing, data entry, and auditing associated with fixed assets. Responsibilities Essential functions: Process & Review Capital Equipment Requisitions, Invoices, Purchase Orders, Asset Disposals and Asset Transfers Maintain and Update ...
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 ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Fixed Assets Accountant to join their team in Reston, VA. Job Responsibilities: Develop and maintain the FAS asset database which will facilitate reporting of the following: Corporate fixed assets, personal property (multiple office locations), and project assets Work with Purchasing Department to design, enhance and maintain a process that will ...
Job ID: 36300 Position Description: Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean ...
JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Fixed Asset Accountant manages all aspects of Fixed Asset Accounting in the Company’s Oracle Fixed Asset module: Placing new assets into service; preparing monthly depreciation, additional, disposal, impairment and transfer journal entries; accounting for gain/loss on disposal of assets; tracking invoices associated with each asset placed into service; monitoring CIP proje...
Parker and Lynch is looking to fill a Fixed Asset Accountant job in Dallas, TX. This position is with a Fortune 500 oil and gas company. The ideal candidate will have experience working with operations and engineering. This position will primarily be responsible for setting the pipeline costs and supporting the fixed asset function. The ideal candidate will have experience working within a midstre...
Company: Datepac, LLC Location: Yuma, AZ Job Title: Fixed Assets Staff Accountant Classification: Non - Exempt Reports to: Controller JOB DESCRIPTION This position will be responsible for the proper accounting of all Capital assets of the company. This entails: Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recording of fixed assets. Recommend to management any upd...
A Prestigious Publishing Company located in Clark, New Jersey is searching for a Fixed Asset Accountant who will handle the following responsibilities : Prepare monthly fluctuation analyses on changes in the FA and accumulated depreciation accounts and communicate your findings and recommendations to the management. Prepare audit schedules and resolve audit issues identified by external auditors...
Prestige Management Services Fixed Asset Accountant Prestige Family of Luxury Dealerships Northern New Jersey ______________________________________________________________________ One of New York/New Jersey’s Largest Luxury Auto Retailers, Prestige Family of Luxury Dealerships, is now accepting resumes to join our High Performing Team and play a key role in the Corporate Accounting Departmen...
The Accounting Clerk provides accounting and financial advisory support to ARAMARK’s Business Services Center. Roles and responsibilities will include monitoring and supporting the business by assisting in the monthly close process and supporting various business projects. Responsibilities Perform accounting and clerical functions to support the Fixed Assets department Research, track and resol...
Fixed Asset Accountant Windsor Locks, CT 8+ Month Contract Position Experienced Fixed Asset accountant to assist in transition to SAP. Some SAP and JDE knowledge is preferred but not required. Data cleansing, creation of standard work, working with outsource provider, process improvement, journal entries, month end closing and account reconciliations will be performed by this position. Addition...
We have a job opening for a Senior Fixed Asset Accountant position located in Houston, TX. This position will be responsible for directing the Company’s fixed asset capitalization process and overseeing the integrity and maintenance of all internal and external fixed asset reporting. The job duties for the Senior Fixed Asset Accountant position include: - Coordinate the fixed asset closing proce...
Not your typical day-to-day recording monthly JE’s accounting position! This is a great opportunity with long-term career potential! Great industry to be in as well. Strong Fixed Asset lead accountant needed! Please send resume to ***** for immediate consideration. The accountant will develop a thorough knowledge of how the fixed asset accounting affects the P&L and balance...
Fixed Asset Accountant - Houston, TX - Direct Hire Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm - is offering an excellent opportunity to join the team of one of our top Houston, TX clients. Job Functions: Responsible for FAS system which involves the tracking and entering of all fixed assets into the system Process and review capital equipment requisitions, invoices, purch...
A stable company is currently looking for a Fixed Asset Accountant job opportunity in Atlanta, GA. This is a temp to perm opportunity that is moving fast. The position is paying $17 to $20 per hour during the temporary period and $50,000 to $55,000 when it goes perm. Qualified candidates must have 3 to 5 years of current accounting experience with a strong focus on fixed assets. The Fixed Asset A...
Company: Evoqua Water Technologies LLC Division: Central Functions Location: PA - Warrendale Req ID: 130184 Position Title: Fixed Asset Accountant - Warrendale, PA Experience Level: Entry Level Education Required: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience Travel Required: Yes Company Description: Evoqua Water Technologies LLC is a leader in water and wastewater treatment products, systems...
Why is this a great opportunity? This is a great opportunity with a global client. This opportunity offers highly motivational and rewarding working environment, a strong work life balance (40-45 hours a week), a great benefit plan with the company contributing 8% into the retirement plan and tuition reimbursement. The company fosters a culture of respect and dignity with ample opportunity for ca...
Description Job Overview: The Staff Accountant of Fixed Assets and Property Tax is responsible for accounting associated with capitalized fixed assets/software, property taxes, deferred income/expense, commercial rent tax and landlord receivables. Responsibilities include booking monthly close transactions, forecasting and planning for assigned divisions/retail regions on a locational basis. Per...
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field Five or more years of GL accounting experience Three or more years in fixed asset accounting and reporting Independent and self-driven Must be a meticulous self-starter and have the ability to multi-task to meet tight timelines Highly effective problem solving and organizational skills Excellent verbal and written com...

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Fixed Asset Accountant

Salaries

$33,280.00 - $79,992.00
Typical Salary for Fixed Asset Accountant
(64 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
64.1%
Master's
23.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
10.3%
Associates
2.6%
(39 Respondents)
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