Sr Principal Accountant - Fixed Assets

The Judge Group
Gaithersburg, MD
Dec 06, 2022
Dec 10, 2022
Full Time
Location: Gaithersburg, MD Salary: EXCELLENT Description: This role will be located in Gaithersburg, MD. This is a fully ON SITE ROLE NO REMOTE position Our client is looking for a Sr Principal Accountant - Fixed Assets who will be responsible for analyzing, classifying and recording fixed assets (tangible and intangible) in accordance with US GAAP to join their team. Is that you? If so, PLEASE APPLY ! Please also feel free to email me your resume at Responsibilities: *Update and maintain the fixed asset database for asset additions, disposals, transfers and other changes *Determine the correct asset classification, depreciation life and proper accounting treatment for fixed assets *Monitor project costs accumulated in construction in progress accounts and capitalize the costs, as appropriate, once the related projects have been completed *Record depreciation *Conduct periodic impairment reviews *Assign tag numbers to fixed assets *Prepare standard and month end journal entries, ensuring transactions are in accordance with US GAAP as well as internal policies and procedures *Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the general ledger, independently researching and documenting reconciling items and, if applicable, making any correcting journal entries *Prepare cost and accumulated depreciation roll forward schedules *Prepare audit schedules and assist with audit inquiries Basic Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field * 5+ years of related accounting experience including significant exposure to fixed asset/capitalization issues - predominately at large, multi-national public companies * CPA - Active Preferred Qualifications: * Masters' Degree in Accounting or related field * 2-3 years public accounting, Big Four a plus * A successful track record in getting to the right accounting position * A proven ability to be decisive, resolve issues and deliver on commitments and deadlines * Superior organization and prioritization skills with multi-tasking abilities * Proven self-starter that doesn't need much guidance to get projects done in an excellent manner * Superior attention to details * Strong Excel skills Contact: This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at