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The Fixed Assets/Construction Project Accountant position is accountable for managing construction accounting as well as accounting related to fixed assets.


Focus is on, but not limited to the following:

  • Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger
  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets
  • Conduct periodic physical counts of fixed assets
  • Develops and implements fixed asset tagging system
  • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets
  • Support the preparation of annual property tax returns
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations
  • Perform reconciliation of fixed asset subsidiary ledger balance with summary-level account in the general ledger
  • Develop, implement, and maintain construction management system, including setting up projects (jobs), budgets, job costs, cost codes, contracts, change orders, purchase orders, and various construction progress reports.
  • Track the compilation of construction project costs into fixed asset accounts monitoring costs are in line with project spend and contracts
  • Manage process for proper coding of construction invoices (payment applications) and lien releases for contractor and vendor invoices
  • Review and analyze capitalization of costs
  • Maintain contract documents including records of lien releases in appropriate files Review subcontractor documents, payment terms, insurance, and bond requirements
  • Analyze and review construction status with Project/Construction Managers Monitor preliminary notices and lien releases
  • Comply with month end close schedule and finance deadlines
  • Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required

  • Bachelor s degree in accounting or related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of fixed asset accounting experience
  • Possess strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of fixed assets and General Ledger
  • Possess strong proficiency in Excel
  • Detailed knowledge of construction project contracts, lien law, and change order documents Strong ability to apply several accounting and reporting systems
  • Strong communication and analytical skills

Associated topics: administrator, construction, construction manager, consultant, custom, project, public, public works, scheduler, site

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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