Fixed Asset Specialist

Department/Agency of position: 
City of Dayton Finance Department
Location of position: 
Dayton, OH
$57,907.20 – $78,332.80
Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017
Job Description: 

Accountable for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets both tangible and intangible. Complex accounting duties include general ledger reconciliations, financial reporting and recordkeeping. Maintains and monitors capital assets, construction in progress, escrows, impact fees accounts and developer affidavits. Calculates depreciation for all fixed assets. Develops and monitors a system of controls. Records fixed assets acquisitions, transfers and dispositions. Tracks compilation of project costs into fixed assets accounts. Calculates Asset Retirement Obligations. Prepares audit schedules. Supervises staff as it relates to project management tasks and goals. Conducts periodic impairment reviews for intangible assets as well as periodic physical inventory counts of fixed assets. Incumbent must have knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and Generally Accepted Auditing Principles (GAAP).Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance or closely related field AND 5 years of progressive accounting experience that includes at least 2 years of fixed assets management or inventory control experience. A Master's degree in any of the above listed fields may substitute for 2 years of experience. Degree must be from a college, university or institution of higher learning that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities or equivalent region. Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain as a term and condition of continued employment. Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.Your online application must be submitted by December 8, 2017. A complete position description may be obtained from the Civil Service Board Office. Applicants interested in applying to this position should access the City of Dayton Job Openings website ( and complete an application. Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation. An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/H