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Fixed Asset Accountant

Company: TRUMPF
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force - across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations. The Fixed Asset Accountant will report to the Head of Shared Services and Accounting and is responsible to provide reliable data to the Business Partner Controlling Team (TUS) and to the Central Finance department (TH) for the North American Region. This position is responsible for accurate postings on the Balance Sheet related to inventory and fixed assets as well as accurate postings on the P&L related to COGS. Fixed Asset Account Responsibilities Balance Sheet Fixed Assets: Ensure accuracy of the monthly and year end postings to Fixed Assets according to group accounting guidelines (incl. divisional split where applicable) Track, tag and reconcile of all fixed assets Collect and maintain accurate records of all capital investments, changes and retirements Technically manage the creations of new asset numbers in SAP / EBS Ensure GL postings are accurate in accordance with the use file life and asset classes Track open requisitions and AUCs Transfer machines in/out of fixed asset inventory Complete general ledger processes including postings, adjusting journal entries, perform account reconciliations and analysis of balance sheet accounts. Month End Closing Physical check / reconciliation of TRUMPF machinery in Fixed Assets Prepare and post depreciation Preparation of Operative Fixed Asset overview for Management Reports Year End Closing, Audit & Taxes Coordinate closing and audit activities with the auditors related to Fixed Assets and Machine Inventory Preparation of Fixed Asset Roll forwards Physical Inventory of Fixed Assets (every third year) Provide data for yearly property tax return Experience Must possess strong analytical skills and be proficient in MS Excel, experience in an ERP system, preferably SAP. Must be able to communicate financial concepets and trends to senior management. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. German language a plus. Desire to work collaboratively across multifunctional and international teams. Proven ability to drive results across hierarchies. Education Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required. TRUMPF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.

Keywords: TRUMPF, Hartford , Fixed Asset Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Hartford, Connecticut

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