Fixed Asset Accountant Job Opening

Fixed Asset Accountant

Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Lincoln, Alabama
$59,000.00 - $88,000.00 a year
Category: Accountant

Position Description

Fixed Asset Accountant

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Fixed Assets Maintenance
  • Work with Budget Analysis, Project Leads, and Team Manager to evaluate, analyze, and document capital project spending and organize for capitalization
  • Process asset capitalization, transfers, and disposals in SAP’s fixed asset subsidiary system
  • Enforce and document SOX control performance for Asset Transfer function
  • Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Work with the accounting team to analyze, document, and record applicable transactions to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Perform and document general ledger account reconciliations to ensure account level control
  • Prepare and document support documentation for financial reporting
  • Project maintenance
  • Work with budget analysis and fixed asset accountant (FAA) to maintain projects in SAP and Project Authorization Worksheet
  • General Dept. Support
  • Work with Team Manager, FAA, and SOX Lead to support data request driven by SOX and Financial Audits
  • Support various repetitive and ad hoc accounting functions
  • Work with FAA, Budget Analyst, and Dept. representatives to administer the annual Fixed Asset Physical Inventory and related audit
Daily Task Performed
  • Review, track, and process daily transactions
  • Communicate with internal and external accounting groups as well as deliver reports to management
  • Determine appropriate accounting treatment in accordance to GAAP & IFRS
  • Prepare and review Monthly Journal Entries, analysis, and account reconciliations
  • Support preparation of the Consolidation Reporting Package to the parent company
  • Monitor reporting compliance

Minimum Job Relevant Knowledge
  • Ability to support the preparation financial statements and note disclosures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Basic understanding of financial accounting and closing routines - Understanding of accounting subledgers

Minimum Job Relevant Experience-(Type & Length of Time)
  • Associates Degree or 3 years of equivalent work experience
  • Ability to apply accounting Theory, IFRS & US GAAP to accounting transactions
  • Basic understanding of Cost Accounting and variance analysis
Education/Degree Certification Required
  • Bachelor's degree with major in Accounting or Finance or Associates Degree with 3+ years of equivalent work experience

Required Skills
  • Experience in SAP or similar Financial software
  • Ability to apply accounting theory (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)) to accounting transactions
  • Ability to adjust and work effectively in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Basic understanding of cost accounting and variance analysis
  • Ability to prepare financial statements and note disclosures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Desired Skills and Abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Skills in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Additional Work Factors
Environment candidates will be working in: Office
Estimated amount of overtime: 3 hours
Frequency, average duration of travel: 0.05