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Accountant-Fixed Assets (Hybrid Schedule)

Nashville, TN

  • Corporate & Field Support

  • Salaried

Job Description

The Fixed Assets (FA) Accountant prepares, maintains and reconciles fixed asset accounts on a daily basis. The FA Accountant monitors the FA function from basic data entry to producing customized detailed reports for management through utilization of the Oracle Fixed Asset System and related data management queries. Strong accounting skills are needed for success in this role. This position reports directly to the Fixed Assets Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews, reconciles and analyzes all assigned fixed asset general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries as needed.
  • Process & review capital equipment requisitions, invoices, and purchase orders and ensure assets are capitalized in accordance with GAAP.
  • Processes sales/proceeds from sales of assets, as well as activity for closed components.
  • Maintains asset buyback information for ARAMARK clients, including preparation of amortization schedules and buyback interest schedules.
  • Analyzes fixed asset activity and processes bill-to-client invoices and prepares gain/loss reconciliation.
  • Monitors and tracks the construction in progress expenditures and maintains and updates investment cost records for all capital project expenditures.
  • Reviews client contracts to ensure assets are accounted for in accordance with terms of the contract, as well as GAAP.
  • Prepares monthly reporting for fixed assets including asset reconciliation reports, construction in progress reports, capital expenditure reports and transfer and retirement reports. Analyze monthly reports and provide explanations for significant variances between general ledger and asset sub-ledger.
  • Reviews systems and processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
  • Assists with Oracle updates, testing, and ad hoc projects, including various administrative functions such as filing, assisting with tax audits, and vendor control issues.
  • This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance coupled with at least 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience is required. Fixed assets experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills are required for success in this role.
  • Strong Excel skills are required.
  • Experience in the review of client contracts is preferred as the role requires the ability to review client contracts and understand related accounting for fixed assets based on contract review.
  • Experience with and knowledge of ERP accounting software and all Microsoft Office applications is required. Oracle experience preferred.
  • Experience in a central location managing field accounting activities coupled with the ability to influence without formal authority preferred.
  • Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and various levels of financial and operating personnel.
  • Ability to work autonomously and make sound business judgments in resolving generally understood and/or more complex issues.
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment, strong organizational & communication skills are all required to meet strict deadlines and manage other projects.
  • Must be a strong team player, highly motivated, and able to work under pressure during peak periods and the ability to perform complex or highly technical accounting tasks and functions.
  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external parties, including other regions, customers, banks, vendors, internal accountants and provide excellent customer service

Benefits

•    Flexible work arrangements
•    Paid Time Off (PTO), Vacation, nine (9) paid holidays 
•    Volunteer days, community partnerships, Employee Assistance Program
•    Your choice of three medical plans, two carriers to choose from & My Healthy Changes well-being program
•    Adoption Assistance & Paid Parental Leave
•    Tuition Funding Sources and Scholarship Programs 
•    Retirement plan with match on annual contributions

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Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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