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Career Opportunities

Senior Accountant – Fixed Asset

Job Number:102248
Job Location:Naperville, IL
Job Type:Contract
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Job Post Date:04/01/2019


The Fixed Asset Accountant will be responsible for processing fixed asset transactions, performing month-end closing procedures and ensuring fixed asset activity is presented in accordance with accounting standards in our financial statements. The individual that fills this position will be an accounting professional who, as a result of experience in public and/or corporate accounting, possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to perform these tasks and has potential to grow within the National Express Accounting organization.


Specific Responsibilities of this Position Include:


This position is responsible for supporting the Accounting organization in a variety of responsibilities, including:


·         Record fixed asset transactions in Oracle, including set-up of capital expenditures, transfer of expenditures from CIP to in-service asset records, and processing fixed asset disposals

·         Work independently with various departments to review the status of CIP assets

·         Review supporting documentation to ensure assets are being capitalized or expensed in accordance with accounting standards and with Company established capitalization policy

·         Approve purchase orders to ensure proper coding to capital

·         Coordinate timely month-end close of fixed assets system in accordance with the Accounting month-end close schedule

·         Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual fixed assets reporting, including general ledger reconciliations, roll-forward schedules, additions & disposal details and depreciation expense

·         Assist with tax and audit (internal and external) requests and other ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests

·         Assist with internal controls documentation and testing

·         Identify opportunities for process improvements or automation

·         Support management in completing special projects and other tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

· 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience

· Previous fixed asset accounting required

· Strong analytical skills, with the ability to review results, identify anomalies and take appropriate follow-up action

· Comfortable with change, can act as a change agent

· Detail oriented and well organized

· Self-motivated individual who takes own initiative on tasks and projects

· Knowledge of Microsoft packages (advanced Excel skills a plus)

· Oracle experience preferred

· Knowledge of U.S. tax depreciation methodologies a plus

· Bachelors degree in Accounting

· CPA certification preferred