Fixed Asset Specialist

Recruitment #22-0090-001


Accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets both tangible and intangible. Complex accounting duties include general ledger reconciliations, financial reporting and recordkeeping. Maintains and monitors capital assets, construction in progress, escrows, impact fees accounts and developer affidavits. Calculates depreciation for all fixed assets. Develops and monitors a system of controls. Records fixed assets acquisitions, transfers and dispositions. Tracks compilation of project costs into fixed assets accounts. Calculates Asset Retirement Obligations. Prepares audit schedules. Supervises staff as it relates to project management tasks and goals. Conducts periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets as well as periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets. Incumbent must have knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Auditing Principles (GAAP).

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance or closely related field AND 5 years of progressive accounting experience that includes at least 2 years of fixed assets management or inventory control experience. 

A Master's degree in any of the above listed fields may substitute for 2 years of experience.  

Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region. 

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Background Check 
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position. 

Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing 
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 

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