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Capital Asset Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting Skokie Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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Ref ID: 01330-0011002321

Classification: Fixed Asset Accountant

Compensation: $70000.00 to $80000.00 yearly

Capital Asset Accountant

This role sits at corporate headquarters for a billion dollar real estate organization. The team is friendly and the organization provides excellent benefits, flexible scheduling and collaborative atmosphere.

The Capital Asset Accountant will handle the following duties:

 Approve capital projects and create activity numbers and projects in Lawson
 Maintain project-related records, including contracts and change orders
 Work with Project Manager to upload the budget at the beginning of the project to allow for an efficient billing process
 Authorize the transfer of expenses into and out of project-related accounts
 Review and approve supplier invoices related to a project
 Work closely with Project Management, Vendors and Subcontractors to research and resolve any discrepancies
 Review and calculate payroll costs for work related to a project
 Review and approve overhead charges to be applied to a project
 Review account totals related to project assets and expenses
 Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to management
 Report on project profitability to management
 Report to management on any opportunities for additional billings
 Report to management regarding the remaining funding available for projects
 Create or approve all project-related billings to the bond financer
 Investigate all project expenses not billed to the bond financer
 Respond to requests for more detail from the bond financer
 Close out project accounts upon project completion and transfer to fixed assets in Lawson
 Compile information for internal and external auditors, as required
 Complete other tasks as assigned

Capital Asset Accountant

 A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree in Accounting or related field
 At least two years of related experience in an accounting support position.
 Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency
 Experience with Lawson is preferred
 Experience in real estate and/or healthcare is preferred

Considerable initiative, good judgment and planning skills are required. The individual must have the ability to plan and carry out multiple and varied responsibilities, and organize own schedule and duties in order to complete responsibilities. The person must demonstrate flexibility and the ability to take direction from other senior staff in the organization. The ability to maintain confidentiality and good judgment is necessary.

The person must be tactful and possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal, English skills required) to effectively communicate with a variety of people and personalities including central office staff, campus and consulting personnel with varied levels of understanding of finance and accounting principles and functions. The individual must be courteous and relate well to others, project a friendly character, support customer service and team concepts.

It is essential that the individual is dependable, has good interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to deal well with others and able to work collaboratively and effectively. The individual must be able to handle a variety of complex tasks and responsibilities in a professional, prompt manner. The person must have excellent organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail.

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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