Fixed Asset Accountant


March 24, 2021

Austin, TX, US

The Fixed Asset Accountant will handle all aspects of maintaining and recording fixed assets. Analyzes asset requests and CAPEX Purchase Orders (PO) to ensure proper classification as a capital asset, and completes monthly, quarterly and yearly reconciliations. This role reports to the Fixed Assets accounting manager and contribute to the delivery of the Fixed Assets Finance function organization wide.
  • Acts as primary point of contact and system administrator for the Tesla Fixed Asset system.
  • Reviews Asset requests and Capex POs to ensure proper account coding and compliance with capitalization policy.
  • Serves as cross-functional liaison for fixed asset transactions, Asset owners, & PO requesters.
  • Performs asset approvals, capitalization, transfers and disposals.
  • Analyzes AUC (CIP) assets/projects, capitalize and place assets in service when projects are complete. Analyze aging AUC assets and prepare financial metrics on AUC assets for monthly cycle review.
  • Prepares journal entries, account analysis and reporting, including all Fixed Asset schedules for interim and EOQ presentations.
  • Works closely with internal departments (i.e. production, operational teams, FP&A, and tax)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • 4+ years of accounting experience, preferably with 1-2 years of fixed assets.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must have solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively with others.
  • Experience and strong understanding of internal controls
  • Strong project management and attention to detail
  • Maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment, and continuously evolving to meet changing business needs.
  • Quick learner and problem solver when faced with new issues or challenges.
  • Fosters teamwork across the organization with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to build partnerships and work in a collaborative environment.
  • Passion for driving and delivering results and delivering constructive change.