Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant in Memphis, Tennessee

Fixed Asset Accountant needed for corporate office based in East Memphis, Tennessee. This position is accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets, branch asset reconciliations, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets. Your responsibilities in this role: 1. Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets. 2. Assign tag numbers to fixed assets. 3. Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system. 4. Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed. 5. Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger. 6. Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets. 7. Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation. 8. Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets. 9. Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management. 10. Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries. 11. Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations. 3+ years of fixed asset accounting experience required with a Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred. Must be detail oriented. Candidates with this experience should email their resume to Edgin.Levy@roberthalf.com.

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Req ID: 03900-0010401499

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: TN

City: Memphis

Postal Code: 38120

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills - Efficient in ERP systems - Strong attention to detail - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Deep understanding of financial statement preparation - Quality experience with budgeting - Month end closings experience preferred - Practical knowledge of journal entries - Well-founded grasp of financial auditing - Depreciation experience highly desired - General familiarity with general ledger - Solid understanding of fixed assets - Financial statements consolidation experience preferred - Proven knowledge of account analysis - Recent and relevant accounting experience - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - Competent with spreadsheets and databases - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics