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Centurion Consulting Group

We are looking to hire a Sr Principal Accountant – Fixed Assets who will be responsible for analyzing, classifying and recording fixed assets (tangible and intangible) in accordance with U.S. GAAP.  This position will be responsible for, but not limited to certain month-end close activities, account reconciliations, journal entries, variance explanations and reporting.

This role will be located in Gaithersburg, MD.


  • Update and maintain the fixed asset database for asset additions, disposals, transfers and other changes
  • Determine the correct asset classification, depreciation life and proper accounting treatment for fixed assets
  • Monitor project costs accumulated in construction in progress accounts and capitalize the costs, as appropriate, once the related projects have been completed
  • Record depreciation
  • Conduct periodic impairment reviews
  • Assign tag numbers to fixed assets
  • Prepare standard and month end journal entries, ensuring transactions are in accordance with U.S. GAAP as well as internal policies and procedures
  • Reconcile the balance in the fixed asset subsidiary ledger to the general ledger, independently researching and documenting reconciling items and, if applicable, making any correcting journal entries
  • Prepare cost and accumulated depreciation rollforward schedules
  • Prepare audit schedules and assist with audit inquiries

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of related accounting experience including significant exposure to fixed asset/capitalization issues – predominately at large, multi-national public companies
  • CPA – Active

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2-3 years public accounting, Big Four a plus
  • A successful track record in getting to the right accounting position
  • A proven ability to be decisive, resolve issues and deliver on commitments and deadlines
  • Superior organization and prioritization skills with multi-tasking abilities
  • Proven self-starter that doesn’t need much guidance to get projects done in an excellent manner
  • Superior attention to details
  • Strong Excel skills

Will be eligible for discretionary bonus, with funding based on company performance.

Position Details:

Clearance: N/A 

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in the US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)  

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V 

No third parties or subcontractors 

REF: JOB-4026