The Capital Investments Accountant is responsible for assisting in month end-close, analyzing and reconciling the general ledger accounts, providing recommendations for new procedures and controls, as well as assisting in financial reporting. Additionally, the Fixed Assets Accountant will be asked to do a variety of ad hoc financial analysis for the Fixed Assets team.
Reports to (Supervisor/Manager):
Works under the supervision of the Manager, Capital Investments
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage the fixed asset reporting on a monthly basis including monthly account reconciliations and project expenditures tracking
Assist in month end close creating journal entries, reconciling fixed assets balances, and analysis Ensure consistent and accurate application of the organization's fixed asset policy, including: o initial entry of fixed assets into sub ledger, o assignment of depreciable life and o ongoing monitoring of fixed assets
Assist accounts payable and operations to resolve any issues with invoices, purchase orders, and purchase requisitions
Recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options
In collaboration with the operational team, monitor and maintaining inventory records
Identify and communicate financial issues, technical matters and improvement opportunities with senior associates, managers and partners to resolve business issues
Develop analysis of 'construction in progress' account and provide recommendations to senior management
Assist/contribute of new policies and procedures for inventory control, asset management, and capital expenditures
Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
Demonstrate solid understanding of Fixed Assets accounting principles, quality control standards, and implementation of procedures relative to individual assignments
Proactively identify workflow process improvements /efficiencies
Assist during year-end audit requests
Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships
Desired Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting or equivalent experience required
Two to four (2 4) years of relevant work experience in accounting
CPA or equivalent course work completed or in process to be eligible to take CPA exam, preferred but not mandatory
Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of all Fixed Assets accounting functions and related internal controls.
Strong analytical skills.
Excellent written, verbal, communications, and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills - Vlookups, Index lookups, and pivot tables Ability to manage large amounts of data Detail oriented and good organization skills.
Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
Support year-end audit
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external auditors to maximize performance, problem solving, and results.
Proactive, independent, and team player.
Flexible and enthusiastic.
Tools and Equipment Used:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interviews and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
U.S. Telepacific Corp.