FIXED ASSET SPECIALIST in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 8/10/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Under direct supervision, the Fixed Assets Specialist position gathers, maintains and reconciles fixed asset information using the company's financial information system and a variety of account spreadsheets for the purpose of adding new fixed asset purchases to the subledger.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops an understanding of the Company's capitalization policies while performing the duties of the position.
  • Receives and organizes invoices from the field and corporate that meet capitalization criteria.
  • Accurately sets-up, transfers or disposes assets using the fixed assets system.
  • Gathers supporting documentation for asset disposals and transfers from facilities.
  • Maintains clearing accounts for fixed assets on a detailed level which includes obtaining the facility, project, PO details, and vendor information from a variety of sources.
  • Assists tax department with fixed asset related requests.
  • Distributes asset tags to facilities.
  • Communicates with facilities to obtain required documentation.
  • Maintains proper fixed asset documentation for research and reference.
  • Prepares basic reports for monthly, quarterly and annual review and distribution.
  • Maintains storage records for fixed assets including organizing documents and properly labeling them for future retrieval.
  • Assists with reconciliation of fixed assets sub-ledger to general ledger.
  • Assists with quarterly and annual audit requests of fixed asset supporting documentation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned including back-up personnel for vendor set-up.


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Some college level courses in accounting or business highly desirable.
  • Two (2) years experience in a fixed asset capacity preferred.  Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures applied in a fixed asset function desirable.
  • Relies on experience and expertise to plan work accordingly and to accomplish the position's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under stringent time constraints.
  • Experience with BNA fixed asset software preferred.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to identify and resolve the typical questions and issues that arise as a result of completing daily work activities.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to interact with others to resolve questions and problems. 
  • Ability to produce reports in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software used by the department typically including the Financial Information System (FIS) and spreadsheets.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel. 


Equal Opportunity Employer