Fixed Assets Accountant

  • Princeton, NJ
  • Contract

Job Description

Account for and perform month-end close procedures for: fixed assets, capital leases, debt, intangibles, and allocations

  • Record the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible) in accordance with company policy.  Ensure compliance with technical accounting requirements related to lease accounting, asset capitalization, depreciation methodology, impairment recognition, etc.
  • Track existing fixed assets and periodically substantiate recorded balances via physical inventories and/or confirmations.
  • Calculate and record depletion, depreciation and amortization; Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets. Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation. Preparation of monthly depreciation expense.
  • Conduct periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets.
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries. Prepare and file property tax returns
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations
  • Set up and review CAPEX workbooks
  • Work with Tax Department to ensure tax records are adequate
  • Special projects as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related discipline
  • 3+ years accounting experience, including broad exposure to fixed assets accounting
  • Proficient in Excel, Access, and Word
  • Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and/or Business Objects a plus

Additional Information

 $65K plus bonus