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Fixed Asset Accountants manage detailed financial records on the fixed assets owned by a business. Example resumes of Fixed Asset Accountants include such skills as monitoring and tracking capital purchases for timely asset capitalization, recording asset acquisitions and disposals, and maintaining internal and tax books for fixed assets. A bachelor's degree in accounting with a focus on fixed or capital assets is a resume requirement for those interested in becoming Fixed Asset Accountants, as is the completion of an exam certifying the candidate as an accountant.

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Fixed Asset Accountant

Involved in all areas of Fixed Asset Accounting and Capital Expenditures involving over 48,000 asset records. Maintained Fixed Asset System, inventory controls, valuations, monthly closing activities, management reporting, variance and cost analysis, development of annual standards, internal control, and improving accounting processes

  • Created reports and presented to senior management during plant acquisitions and divestitures for strategic planning.
  • Recognized for successfully analyzing newly acquired assets and capital expenditures for the International Paper acquisition of seven facilities to merge financial records and reporting.
  • Assisted in the capital planning process for both future capital spending and the evaluation of past capital projects resulting in accurate monthly forecast.
  • Successfully supported all division and plant level personnel in the area of capital investment: Development, Approval, Tracking, and Review.
  • Developed reporting system for plant controllers and plant managers ensuring that all asset additions, transfers and retirements activity in the plant is accounted for.
Candidate Info
66
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Accounting Principles
2

Fixed Asset Accountant

384MM+ International product retailer focused on sweet treats and specialty beverages. Responsible for the management, recording, transfer and disposition of 50M+ PP&E assets.

  • Increased overall efficiency and accuracy by assisting in the creation of standardized depreciation policies and procedures
  • Improved operating performance with better asset utilization, reduced obsolesce, revision of equipment maintenance and loss prevention policies and procedures
  • Reduced payment discrepancies, resolved documentation issues via collaboration with internal/external partners.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
3

Senior Fixed Asset Accountant

Managed $75 million in assets for the Company; added $40M in tooling in the past 6 months.

  • Prepared roll forward schedule and year end audit information.
  • Reconciled all Fixed Asset accounts.
  • Streamlined excess tooling process to correspond with product lifecycle.
  • Established tooling verification process with foreign suppliers.
  • Created process to pay government assists on all costs related to importing product.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
4

Fixed Asset Accountant

Prepared depreciation journals for entire company, including Realty, Company Owned Stores, Distribution and three Canadian companies

  • Maintained fixed asset detail; including adding assets, transferring CIP accounts to active and disposing of assets when needed
  • Performed monthly reconciliation of fixed assets to the general ledger for 9 companies
  • Assigned and monitored spending on Capital Appropriation Requests
  • Coded invoices to appropriate fixed asset general ledger or expense accounts
  • Prepared fixed asset journal entries and reports for upper management as needed
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Fixed Asset Accountant

Managed and controlled $100 million in company assets; duties included reconciling fixed asset sub-ledger to general ledger on a monthly basis; record and account for disposals, transfers and adjustments of any assets.

  • Responsible for deriving the company's semi-annual depreciation expense budget.
  • Held semi-weekly capital meetings, challenged all proposed capital expenditures, and approved company-wide capital projects; closely monitored spending on all projects.
  • Closely worked with SAP consultant in order to develop the Fixed Asset module of the company's SAP system; included importing pertinent depreciation data and testing system to ensure reporting and depreciation accuracy of company assets.
  • Participant in finalization of the semi-annual capital budgeting process
  • Worked closely with project initiators in order to gather information on the status of projects; advised project managers on resolution of issues related to improper spending or overspending on projects.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Accountancy
MA
Master of Arts
6

Fixed Asset Accountant

Main responsibilities included managing tangible and intangible asset records and adhering to company policies and procedures.

  • Recorded asset additions, retirements, new depreciation book set-ups and forecasting cash needs for capital equipment
  • Prepared monthly journal entries to record fixed asset activity
  • Performed monthly and quarterly global Fixed Assets roll-forward schedules
  • Updated monthly all Federal and State tax books
  • Maintained "Construction in Progress" account and reconciled it going back to 2004
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Accounting
BA
Electrical Engineering
Banks And Banking
7

Fixed Asset Accountant

Maintained financial accuracy of $3B in fixed assets through proper capitalizations, transfers, additions, disposals, depreciation, and depletion. Provided monthly and quarterly reconciliations and rollforwards schedules in an accurate and timely manner. Conducted physical inventory audits at multiple plants. Assisted plant managers to resolve inquiry and documentation requested by external auditors.

  • Reduced surplus spending of $10M in automotive prototype and tooling projects by monitoring activity and approval processes.
  • Successfully passed external audit tests and SOX compliance.
  • Maintained 100% error free asset capitalization process through review and cross checking functions.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
8

Senior Accountant/fixed Asset Accountant

Maintained GL monthly close process, chart of accounts and Cash Management sub-ledger transactions.

  • Reconciled and maintained fixed asset accounts.
  • Implemented the Statutory Tax Books for Corporate Fixed Asset in Oracle 11i.
  • Prepared and reviewed quarter and year-end audit schedules and did follow up on related inquiries.
  • Responsible for preparing, reconciling, and analyzing various Balance Sheet accounts for US entities.
  • Administered productivity improvement projects by automating and streamlining business processes.
  • Assisted with 10K and 10Q schedules.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management And Accounting
9

Fixed Asset Accountant

Analyzed and reconciled Balance Sheet accounts in support of monthly financial close

  • Compiled preliminary and final General Ledger reports to capture and explain out of balances
  • Updated the Fixed Asset system with additions averaging $200,000 per week, disposals and transfers of assets
  • Managed accounts payable functions, including matching, batching, coding and correspondence to ensure
  • Maintained and provided proper documentation to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and testing
  • Maintained month end reports such as the Fixed Asset Rollforward, Intangible Rollforward, PP&E
  • Closely collaborated with the procurement department and maintained Capital Equipment Requisitions to ensure accurate and timely reporting of fixed assets
  • Reconciled fixed asset additions of others, pulled data for auditing requests and properly filed backups
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Accounting
10

Fixed Asset Accountant

Upgraded Fixed Assets System to show assets by their appropriate states, which allowed the Tax Department to take advantage of sales tax exemptions.

  • Revamped Future Reports by matching inventory and general ledger data ensuring month end balances were accurate in both Inventory and General Ledger Systems.
  • Edited projects PSText, asset descriptions, useful life, and depreciation keys.
  • Prepared annual company accounts and reports two weeks before annual target date.
  • Created monthly forecasts for management to review how many assets have been depreciated.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting

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