Accountant (Fixed Asset)

Posted 24 November 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Accountant (Fixed Asset)

Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 240+ data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

We are a fast-growing global company with 20 years of continuous growth. Through our innovative portfolio of high-performance products and services, we have created the largest, most active global ecosystem of 10,000+ companies, including 2,100 networks and 3,000+ cloud and IT service providers in 32 countries spanning six continents.  

A career at Equinix means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Fixed Asset Accountant to join our finance team. The Fixed Asset Accountant will play a crucial role in managing and ensuring the accuracy of our fixed asset records, tracking depreciation, and contributing to financial reporting. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of accounting principles, excellent organizational skills, and a keen eye for accuracy.  This position will report to the Senior Accounting Manager – Fixed Assets.


  • Maintain accurate records of fixed assets, including acquisitions, disposals, transfers, and depreciations.

  • Perform regular reviews to ensure assets are correctly classified and coded.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to validate and verify asset data.

  • Reconcile fixed asset balances to general ledger accounts and resolve discrepancies.

  • Coordinate physical asset verifications and update records accordingly.

  • Analyze and explain variations between expected and actual depreciation expenses.

  • Assist with monthly/quarterly/annual variance analysis related to fixed assets.

  • Contribute to the preparation of financial statements by preparing and posting journal entries.

  • Assist in providing audit support related to fixed assets and depreciation.

  • Assist in ensuring compliance with company policies, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in the execution of internal controls related to fixed assets.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including Procurement, Operations, and Finance to gather relevant asset information.

  • Collaborate with auditors during internal and external audits.

  • Identify opportunities to enhance fixed asset accounting processes and recommend improvements.

  • Support special projects and initiatives as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.

  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with fixed asset accounting is preferred.