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Fixed Asset Staff Accountant

Website The QUIKRETE Companies

About the Company:

The QUIKRETE Companies has evolved from the largest manufacturer of pre-mixed packaged concrete in North America to a multi-brand conglomerate that produces residential, commercial, industrial and municipal construction, repair, rehabilitation, structural and do-it-yourself home improvement materials from over 300 facilities in the U.S. and Canada.  QUIKRETE is a private, family-owned organization founded over 80 years ago in 1940 and is invested in seeking new businesses and technologies to ensure sustainable growth for years to come.


Under the direction and supervision of the Fixed Assets Accounting Manager and Senior Accounting Manager, the Fixed Asset Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining the general ledger and detailed records for all fixed asset transactions and the timely completion of month-end accounting and reporting functions.  The required skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate with operations, engineering, and accounting departments to ensure routine, as well as unusual transactions, are processed timely and appropriately.
  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure the proper accounting and integration of company acquisitions.
  • Ensure construction project costs are properly accounted for, completed projects are capitalized timely, and “go live” dates for depreciation are recognized.
  • Ensure repair costs are capitalized or expensed as appropriate.
  • Identify and implement process improvement projects and procedures.
  • Prepare audit schedules for external audits and provide requested information to the auditors.
  • Conduct accounting research and apply GAAP to fixed asset accounting processes and transactions.
  • Maintain a clear and concise audit trail regarding journal entries, analytical procedures, and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Ensure assets are added at the appropriate depreciation.
  • Ad hoc projects, analyses, reports, and future projects as assigned such as implementing new Lease Accounting standard procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • 1 to 2 yrs. of experience in a manufacturing accounting environment.
  • Experience with a large ERP system required (JD Edwards a plus).
  • Advanced knowledge and use of office productivity tools (Microsoft Office Excel and Access).
  • Ability to work independently and with a team to meet monthly deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong analytical problem-solving and IT skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to demonstrate diplomacy when necessary.
  • Previous public accounting experience or CPA a plus.

Software Utilized:

  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Access and Word
  • JD Edwards World
  • Showcase – database query and report writing tool similar to Crystal Reports


  • Comprehensive, (Provider: Cigna)
  • Vacation: 2 wks (3wks after 5yrs)
  • 401K: Immediately Vested

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