Fixed Assets Accountant

<strong>United Road is the most diversified finished vehicle logistics provider in North America. Headquartered in Romulus, MI, we employ approximately 1800 professionals, operating out of nearly 75 locations strategically positioned in every region of the United States, creating a superior and efficient national service network.</strong>

Romulus MI

United Road – Corporate

<strong>Our competitive advantage lies in our ability to provide timely, professional and dependable automobile transport delivery and logistics services. Leveraging our collective strengths, local operational control capitalizes on immediate and regional market knowledge, name recognition, and personal and customer relationships enjoyed by each division. At the same time, United Road&rsquo;s leadership experience, industry leading technology, national purchasing power, and investments in equipment, ensure that we excel in customer service, create an attractive supportive environment for our employees and provide for the stability and growth of the company as a whole.</strong>

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Overview: <p>The Fixed Asset Accountant assists in the general accounting of all assets and plays a role in the tax and accounting departments.&nbsp; This role is contributes to the accounting and audit support in all areas related to fixed assets and personal property taxes.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Fixed Asset Accountant assists in maintaining the books and records for all fixed assets, timely completion of month-end accounting as it relates to fixed assets, lease to own transactions, the tax treatment of assets, and all reporting functions.&nbsp; This position promotes self-direction and independent thought and decision-making to ensure that best practices are used in obtaining and reporting accurately at all times.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Job Duties</strong></p> <ul> <li>Recording all asset related transactions, including: <ul> <li>Acquisitions</li> <li>Dispositions</li> <li>Contractor lease transactions from inception to disposition</li> <li>Calculating monthly depreciation</li> <li>Capitalizing repairs as appropriate</li> <li>Asset locations and transfers</li> <li>General Ledger reconciliation of all fixed asset and depreciation accounts</li> </ul> </li> <li>Fixed asset reporting: <ul> <li>Weekly reports</li> <li>Monthly reports</li> <li>Quarterly reports</li> <li>Annual reports</li> <li>Tax reports</li> <li>Ad hoc reporting</li> <li>AOP Calculation Support</li> <li>Statement of Cash Flows Support</li> </ul> </li> <li>All aspects of fixed asset tracking</li> <li>Research and analyze unique transactions and situations</li> <li>Building relationships with the accounting and operations teams to provide useful and timely information</li> <li>Identify trends to take advantage of opportunities or minimize risks</li> <li>Analyze data from all sources and communicate as necessary.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Skills Required </strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong core computer skills such as Microsoft excel, word, and outlook.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations.</li> <li>Ability to solve problems and think quickly under pressure.</li> <li>Effective oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Process improvement leader</li> <li>Demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.</li> <li>Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment and work under pressure to meet deadlines</li> <li>Proficiency in accounting programs a plus (FAS, MAS etc.)</li> <li>Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration/ CPA preferred</li> <li>1 years related experience</li> <li>Strong skill base and comfort with technology including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and accounting systems.</li> </ul>