Fleet Staff Accountant

Plant City, Florida, United States
USD 25.00 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant

COMANCO has an excellent and challenging career opportunity for a Fleet Staff Accountant. We are looking for a self-driven and energetic professional; someone who wants to work for an established and successful nation-wide COnstruction MAnagement COmpany with great benefits, going above and beyond in their position to help COMANCO meet its business goals.

We offer an energizing and challenging work environment, training, growth opportunities and excellent benefits. The COMANCO Fleet Staff Accountant will work in a team environment, receiving an on-going support, guidance, and training from the Fleet and Accounting teams.

The ideal candidate for this position will:

- quickly learn COMANCO systems and processes and respect the established procedures

- build productive and long-lasting relationships with our clients and vendors

- enjoy working in high-energy and fast-paced business environment

- have the desire to succeed and learn about environmental construction industry

The Fleet Staff Accountant is accountable for recording the cost of newly acquired assets, tracking existing assets, recording depreciation, and the disposition of assets. Additionally, the Accountant ensures all asset related responsibilities are in line with laws, regulations, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

To be successful in this position, you must demonstrate ethical behavior, communicate effectively, maximize team effectiveness and be supportive of change. You must also have excellent attention to detail and follow-up; have the ability to effectively establish rapport and present information and have a tolerance for multiple demands and administrative recall of procedures. The Fleet Staff Accountant must maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality to protect the organization's value and exercise appropriate judgment in answering questions and releasing information.

  • Reconcile and monitor construction in progress accounts for newly acquired fixed assets.
  • Ensure assets are tagged and all asset documentation is recorded. Create and monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms to record fixed assets.
  • Manage spreadsheets and record asset acquisitions and dispositions in the accounting system.
  • Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts.
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets.
  • Recommend to management whether fixed assets should be disposed of.
  • Calculate asset retirement obligations for fixed assets.
  • Conduct periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets.
  • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management.
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations.
  • Review equipment cost reports weekly; research variances and resolve any issues.
  • Assist with yearly asset inventory for each department.
  • Independently compile and analyze financial information to prepare and enter journal entries for month-end closing.
  • Prepare YE asset roll forward audit schedules relating to fixed assets and assist the auditors in their inquiries.
  • Ensure accurate allocation of equipment for all departments.
  • Oversee the fuel inventory, including fuel on-hand and equipment fuel usage and investigate discrepancies.
  • Ensure equipment meters are recorded timely to allow for scheduled maintenance.
  • Work with the Company's insurance agent for all equipment claims to ensure timely and cost-effective resolutions of claims. Ensure equipment schedules and accurate values are kept current and ensure documents are recorded with the insurance agent, as needed.
  • Review the quarterly IFTA Taxes.
  • Support the Controller's efforts for implementing and maintaining internal controls for fixed assets.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all departments.
  • Assist with and meet all deadlines for the month-end close process.
  • Contribute to the department and organization special projects.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings.
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned by Management.

  • Education: Associate Degree in accounting, business, or similar combination of experience & education in the construction industry or other similar environment.
  • Experience: 3+ years of experience in financial operations related to construction accounting.
  • Skills: Proven ability to accurately record accounting transactions and to prepare management reports in a computerized environment. Skilled knowledge of computerized accounting systems and administrative software. Must have an analytical mind and be able to identify items requiring further analysis or correction when reviewing raw data - Ability to communicate effectively and positively with vendors, project managers, superintendents, management, and other employees. Must be detail oriented.
  • Mental: Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret departmental needs and results.
  • Ability to solve complex financial problems.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties under frequent time pressures in an interruptive environment.
  • Ability to maintain mental concentration for significant periods of time.

COMANCO offers a competitive compensation and benefits program, including:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Short-term disability plan paid by COMANCO
  • Long-term disability plan
  • Basic Life insurance and AD&D paid by COMANCO
  • Voluntary life insurance for employees and their dependents
  • Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness Coverage
  • Premium Only Plan - Section 125
  • 401(k) Plan and Company Matching Funds
  • Vacation pay and Holiday Pay
  • Employee Referral Award
  • Anniversary Recognition Program
  • Wellness Program with incentives and rewards

Drug-free Workplace. COMANCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.