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Financial Analyst, Fixed Assets

DATE:  Nov 20, 2019
CITY:  Columbus

Req #: 90510 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Finance 

 

At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!

 

General Summary: The fixed asset accountant position is accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets.

 

Reports to: Senior Manager, Property Accounting & Vendor Finance

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recordation of fixed assets
  • Recommend to management any updates to accounting policies related to fixed assets
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions, dispositions, and transfers in the accounting system
  • Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and put into service once the related projects have been completed
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the summary-level account in the general ledger
  • Review system calculated depreciation for all fixed assets
  • Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation
  • Calculate asset retirement obligations for those fixed assets
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets
  • Conduct periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets
  • Recommend to management whether fixed assets should be disposed of
  • Conduct analyses related to fixed assets as requested by management
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets, and assist the auditors in their inquiries
  • Represent the company during any audits that involve fixed assets
  • Track company expenditures for fixed assets in comparison to the capital budget and management authorizations

     

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong accounting knowledge around fixed assets is required
  • Detail, oriented, proactive critical thinking and analytical aptitude is required
  • Organizational and deadline-management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office

 

Physical Demands:  Ones required for an office setting.

 

Qualifications

 

Experience: 1+ years of experience in accounting is preferred

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in accounting is required

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at HR-DSW@dswinc.com. DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


 

Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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