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Fixed Assets Accountant - EMEA

Fixed Assets Accountant - EMEA

  • Location

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Salary:

    27 to 33K dependent on experience

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  • Published:

    over 4 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Fixed Assets Accountant - EMEA
Permanent role, Full-time
Excellent salary and benefit package 
Based in North-West London, near to Watford, Luton, Potters Bar, St Albans, High Wycombe, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage and Harrow 
Job Reference MS15832
This role is Ideal for a Fixed Assets specialist with solid experience within an EMEA Finance Shared Services Centre of an International corporation. 
LRS (Language Recruitment Services) is currently seeking a Financial Accountant - Fixed Assets accountant/specialist.
You will be responsible for the continuous reporting of the company’s long-term assets in their financial statements in accordance to the US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 
You will also assist with the standardisation and harmonisation of all long-term Asset accounting procedures for the EMEA region. 
Fixed Assets Accountant – Duties
  • Maintain and update long term asset ledgers for US GAAP & Statutory reporting
  • Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts as per the EMEA FSSC’s standard documents.
  • Analyse, communicate and resolve any reconciliation issue
  • Ensure that amortisations and depreciation are recorded on a monthly basis
  • Manage stock count and adjust appropriate ledger 
  • Prepare journal entries to the general ledger
  • Assisting in the annual property tax filings
  • Monitor accuracy of accounting documents
  • Report to all level of management, errors, procedure violations and discrepancies.
  • Control tagging process once an asset is placed in service 
  • Assists with monthly internal reporting as per the company’s procedures
  • Maintain month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing schedules
  • Cross-check balance sheet and income statement accounts against budget comparisons to highlight missing entries or variances that require further investigation.
  • Prepares the monthly Fixed Asset roll forwards 
  • Write and communicate fixed assets impairment Memos to Finance/Operations Business
  • Assists in projects and requests involving general accounting systems and the completion of audit-required analyses
  • Help with the internal review of control objectives required by section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Ensure compliance of Corporate Policies and Procedures
Fixed Assets Accountant – Requirements:
  • Fluent English both written and spoken
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Solid knowledge of internal controls and US GAAP accounting
  • Analytical and problem-solving background.
  • Excellent process and project management skills.
  • Experience in process redesign and efficiency
  • Knowledge of SAP OR Similar preferable
  • Fluency in another EU language would be a plus
Thank you for applying to Language Recruitment Services, the Language Recruitment Specialist with over 30 Years’ Experience in multilingual recruitment
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