Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets in Livonia, MI at Masco

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Position Overview:

Located in Livonia, Michigan at the Masco Corporate office, the Senior Accountant – Fixed Assets, will join the Asset Management function within the Tax Department, with core responsibilities including supporting the impact of fixed asset accounting on federal and state income tax reporting as well as internal financial statement reporting through the management and business unit support of the fixed asset software.  

This position is structured with a strong foundation around accounting and related responsibilities, but includes an equally strong emphasis on technology, including the design, development, and ownership of the various technology tools utilized by the Tax Department.

Additionally, the Senior Accountant – Fixed Assets, will be introduced to other areas of the Tax Department, including federal and state tax administration, to learn and develop skillsets around tax reporting and compliance, including but not limited to tax research as well as tax accounting. Within 2-3 years this position will lead to broader professional opportunities within the Tax or Finance function. 

Representative Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the set-up, support, and training of the Sage fixed asset reporting software used by Masco’s business units, including collaboration with other departments to assure adherence to company capitalization policies and procedures.
  • Independently identify solutions for fixed asset related inquiries regarding technical and systems related matters.
  • Participate in the federal tax compliance process related to fixed asset accounting, including the preparation of book/tax differences through data collection and analysis, and performing computations.
  • Perform tax research using CCH and RIA software including assisting in preparing the tax appendix regarding appropriate asset classifications, methods and lives used in depreciation calculations.
  • Assist in the support of Masco’s SAP based tax systems including the design, development and ownership of year-end reporting of fixed assets within the FaBinder™ and other tax related systems.
  • Work cross functionally in the federal and state income tax compliance and tax accounting processes, including federal and state estimates and provisions, leveraging the SAP and OneSource systems.
  • Suggest ideas for continuous improvement.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Excellent customer service skills/interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all business contacts in both written and oral formats.
  • Strong analytical, planning, data analysis, and organizational skills, including effective prioritization of tasks, strong multi-tasking abilities, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a deadline oriented environment.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite (primarily Excel and Word) with a strong desire to expand skills in all technology aspects of the job.
  • Works well independently, as well as part of a team, fostering teamwork.

Preferred Skills & Qualification:

  • 5 years relevant work experience in accounting related field.
  • Knowledge and experience using Sage Software for fixed asset reporting.
  • Strong curiosity to learn.

Company

Masco Corporation

Full or Part Time

Full time

Masco Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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