Senior Accountant, Leasing/Fixed Assets in Coppell, TX at Brink's

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Brink’s is the premier provider secure logistics solutions, including transportation, ATM servicing, currency processing and other value added services to financial institutions, retailers and other commercial and government entities.  The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees.  We have a challenging opportunity for a Sr. Fixed Asset/Leasing Accountant

Job Summary:  
This position reports to the Fixed Assets Manager and is responsible for Lease accounting, monthly close duties, balance sheet and P&L analysis, account reconciliations, audit support and other projects as assigned.
Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the implementation of new FASB leasing standards (e.g. ASC 842).
• Determine classification of facilities and equipment leases (capital vs. operating).
• Analyze and reconcile lease-related balance sheet accounts.
• Review various contracts/agreements for determine of inputs needed to complete amortization schedules and other related worksheet calculations.
• Execute established system of procedures and internal controls to accurately record the acquisition, changes, and disposition of Brinks fixed assets.
• Analyze General Ledger accounts, reports, financials statements and assist in month-end close work.
• Communicate effectively with internal customers and internal/external auditors to answer questions and provide guidance related to fixed assets.
• Assist with both internal and external audit including performing some self-testing on fixed asset related transactions.
• Prepare/Assist in completing account reconciliations on a monthly basis by deadline.
• Coordinate with the off shore Shared Services Team for accounting, reporting, and financial close matters.
• Assist with special projects on as needed basis.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Finance or Accounting.
• 5 years experience in the accounting field.
• Intermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Excel.
• Experience with an ERP system like PeopleSoft and Oracle.
• Experience in a publicly traded company.

Preferred Qualifications:
• CPA certified or Master’s degree in accounting a plus.
• Oracle Financials.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated knowledgeable of the accepted accounting principles (FASB & GAAP).

Professional Skills:
• Experience with financial statement preparation for a multi-entity organization, month-end, journal entries, and experience in lease accounting and financial statement analysis.
• Exposure to budgeting and account reconciliations.  Experience working with a fully integrated accounting system preferred.
• Experience engaging in process improvement initiatives.
• Experience improving the company’s internal controls.
• Experience with GL operations and reporting chart of accounts, account reconciliation and analysis and internal financial reporting.
• Experience with Shared Services / off shore model.

If you have the background and integrity we require and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we hope you will consider employment with Brink’s.  We provide a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans. In addition, we offer a 401(k) plan with company match.  If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please apply.

Brink’s is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace.  


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.