Fixed Asset Accountant
DigitalGlobe - Longmont, CO

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Fixed Asset Accountant

About the Company

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight. DigitalGlobe is a public company listed on the NYSE as DGI, and is headquartered in Longmont, Colorado.

  • Record fixed asset acquisition, transfers and dispositions in SAP
  • Calculate depreciation for all fixed assets
  • Ensure proper classification of items between capital and project expense based on established company policy
  • Set up approved WBS projects in SAP and assist the Project Accounting Manager with setting up and maintaining budgets in accordance with company policy
  • Track the compilation of project costs and close out those projects once the related projects have been completed
  • Calculate depreciation expense for budget planning which includes existing assets, CIP assets, current fiscal year forecast spending and new budget year capital expenditures
  • Conduct bi-annual physical inventories of fixed assets
  • Review monthly expenses to ensure items are coded correctly and should not be capitalized and vice versa
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries
  • Assist with the preparation of Sales and use tax and Property tax returns
  • Partners well with operations, facilities and development groups, co-workers, and supervisor, including effectively communicating and relationship-building
  • Continuously develops technical skills in order to leverage systems for process improvements
  • Assists with month end closing inclusive of preparing general accounting and fixed asset journal entries
  • Develops standard reports and where necessary, prepares ad hoc reports
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of fixed asset accounting experience
  • Strong familiarity with GAAP guidelines for capitalization
  • Detail oriented, SAP/ERP experience a must
  • CPA or public accounting experience preferred
  • Ability to work independently, be a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Must be a real “team player” with a “can-do” attitude and a solutions oriented personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational skills required
  • Prior experience working in a public company environment preferred
  • High level of proficiency with MS word and Excel

Our compensation package includes: competitive base salary; annual incentive plan with payouts based on results; choice of medical plan; dental, life and disability insurance; employee assistance program; flexible spending accounts; a 401(K) plan with a competitive company match; tuition reimbursement; 10 paid holidays and 4 weeks paid time off. DigitalGlobe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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