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Sr Accountant - Fixed Assets

Location: San Mateo, CA
Secondary Location(s): Tempe, AZ
Employment Type: Regular
ID: 5557
# of Openings: 1




Position Title: Sr. Accountant - Fixed Assets


Reporting Structure & Work Setting:

This position typically performs work in a centralized, corporate environment and reports to an accounting manager with responsibility for identified functional areas.


  • Maintain daily/weekly/monthly fixed asset schedules for internal/GAAP books, federal tax, and state tax, including asset additions, transfers and disposals
  • Perform weekly additions process ensuring assets are properly classified as capital items and are assigned appropriate category and lives
  • Account for construction in progress for internally developed software projects and facility construction (review lease terms)
  • Process additions and retirements from corporate book to tax book coordinating with Corporate Tax department
  • Prepare month-end and quarter-end roll forwards of fixed asset activity
  • Prepare journal entries relating to fixed assets including capitalized interest, capitalized payroll, reclassifications and adjustments.
  • Work closely with Finance, IT, A/P and General Ledger teams to ensure appropriate accounting and timely capitalization of assets
  • Preparing monthly depreciation journal entries
  • Maintain monthly personal property tax accounting, and the preparation and review of personal property tax filings with state and local tax agencies
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly sales/use tax filings and process payments
  • Other general ledger entries at month-end closing, as assigned
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations at month-end closing, as assigned
  • Expense account variance analysis at month-end closing, as assigned
  • Prepare various audit schedules and analysis, as assigned
  • Cross-train and assist with duties of other Senior Accountants
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or described in Company policy


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of five years in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite, Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), FAS, Sage, BNA or similar fixed assets applications
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Strong communication, planning, and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Strong knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Desire to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment


  • CPA or candidate
  • Master’s degree

Job Type: Full-time

WageWorks believes that our success is achieved by its People. Values describe how we work together to achieve our success.  It is our employees that drive results through living our Company Values.  Every employee at WageWorks is expected to uphold and demonstrate the eight Company Values listed below as an additional component of the job description and as a standard of individual performance. 


Clients and Participants Come First: Exceeding client and participant expectations is our highest priority

Integrity: We are open, honest, ethical and conscientious

Passion: A will to win and a relentless drive for excellence

Accountability: Deliver on commitments and take ownership for solving problems and creating solutions

Leadership and Influence: Our actions inspire vision and clarity of purpose

Continuous Improvement and Innovation: We embrace change and drive new ideas into business solutions

Dignity and Respect: We value the diversity of our people, encourage their development and reward their performance

Creating Value for Shareholders: Deliver consistent growth and premium returns.


Build Your Career at WageWorks!

When you work at WageWorks, you help people live happier, healthier, and more productive lives.

We help over 4.5 million people save money on critical expenses - like healthcare, child and elder care, and commuting - through benefits like Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, and Commuter Benefits provided through their employers. Over 58,000 employers have already chosen WageWorks to administer their Consumer-Directed Benefits, making us leader in the industry.


Why Work for WageWorks?

If you're looking for a career that provides plenty of growth opportunities, responsibility, and interesting challenges to tackle, you will find it here.

If you want to join a fast-moving, high-growth, exciting company that's a market leader, you’re looking in the right place. But mostly, if you want to help people live happier, healthier, and more productive lives, then you’ll want to work for WageWorks.


WageWorks provides equal employment opportunity without regard to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition, veteran or military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

Employment will require successful completion of a background check.

Equal Opportunity for Disabled Veterans, Recently Separated Veterans, Other Armed Forces Service Medal Veterans. Drug free workplace. 



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