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Fixed Asset Accountant – NetSuite Implementation
Ref No.: 17-00038
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/21/2017
Job Description Summary
We are seeking a Fixed Asset Accountant - NetSuite to be responsible for the implementation of a Fixed Asset Module in the client's new ERP (NetSuite).  The Fixed Asset Accountant - NetSuite will be responsible for the successful implementation of the financial systems migration to NetSuite and supporting products. This is a hands-on role that requires significant functional knowledge in a Fixed Asset setting, as well as understanding of the technical aspects of NetSuite and other cloud-based technology products to provide high quality solutions for future needs.
 
Major Areas of Accountability/Responsibilities:
This role will be the key accounting resource for the design and implementation of the Fixed Asset Module in a new NetSuite environment. They will be responsible for ensuring processes and system dependencies are clearly documented and delivered in the new system environment.  This position is based in Philadelphia, PA. 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Participate in requirements gathering sessions to map client processes to NetSuite functionality including initial load of Fixed Asset Register
  • Ensure completion of tasks, milestones, and components including design specifications, configurations, quality assurance, testing, implementation, and project retrospectives
  • Collaborate with project team, consultants, and internal accounting teams to 
    • Define and deliver framework to ensure compliance with regulations, internal control objectives and SOX control
    • Define and deliver processes for Asset Record Creation, Depreciation Calculation and Run, Asset Disposal/Write-off, Asset Revaluation, Asset Split, Asset Transfer
    • Define and deliver solution for accounting of project cost into Netsuite Project Module from a different time-tracking/project management tool
    • Design and deliver solution that meets needs for planning, forecasting, and reporting on all of the above 
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting and internal control policies related to fixed assets
Knowledge, Skills, and Capabilities Required:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting (required):
  • At least 5+ years' experience in accounting at a professional level, with a minimum of 3 years fixed asset accounting in a global company
  • Proficiency in implementing a Fixed Asset Module with a STRONG preference for prior NetSuite experience
  • Excellent project management skills combined with a strong attention to detail and the ability to clearly document and present processes 
Knowledge, Skills, and Capabilities Other: 
  • NetSuite certifications and/or CPA preferred
  • Experience/knowledge of IFRS and GAAP standards
  • Experience working in a technology and or content company
  • Proven track record of delivering results under time and resource constraints
  • Ability to partner across a diverse audience and influence without formal authority