Oct 14, 2021

Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets

  • OneTrust
  • Brentwood, TN, United States

✍🏾Job Description

At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking a Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets located at our corporate office in Brentwood, TN.  Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

Who We Are:

CoreCivic is a diversified government solutions company with the scale and experience needed to solve tough government challenges in cost-effective ways. We provide a broad range of solutions to government partners that serve the public good through high-quality corrections and detention management, innovative and cost-saving government real estate solutions, and a growing network of residential reentry centers to help address America’s recidivism crisis.  We are the nation's largest owner of partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry facilities and have been a flexible and dependable partner for government for more than 30 years.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives.

What You Get To Do:

The Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets is responsible for reviewing invoices coded to fixed asset accounts for accuracy and conformance to fixed assets policy.  Creates descriptions for asset master record.  Keys asset master records into J.D. Edwards; verifying data entry of asset master records for accuracy and posting to fixed asset system.  Determines appropriate life months for depreciation and revises asset master record according to policy.  Assists in the balancing of fixed asset system to general ledger during month-end close.  Provides fixed asset reports to management as needed. 

  • Reviews and approves invoices coded to fixed asset accounts for accuracy and conformance to fixed assets policy.
  • Reviews purchase orders for received/not vouchered entries for accuracy and conformance to fixed assets policy.
  • Assigns description for asset master record along with serial number, parent number, pre-approved budget tracking number or new project number. Verifies assignment of proper account codes to purchase orders and invoices.
  • Enters master records into fixed assets system.  Applies asset master number to appropriate unposted fixed asset record.  Verifies accuracy of asset master records.
  • Posts asset master records to fixed assets system and general ledger.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all applicable corporate accounting policies.  Utilizes applicable accounting and accounting control procedures that are in keeping with generally accepted accounting principles and corporate accounting policies and procedures in performing duties.
  • Verifies, allocates and posts details of asset splits, asset transfers and asset disposals.
  • Coordinates with outsourced consultants, the preparation and review of county personal property tax forms for facilities.
  • Assists in balancing fixed asset system to general ledger for month end close.
  • Domestic U.S travel may be required.


  • High school diploma, GED certification, or equivalent is required.
  • Three years of Accounting/Bookkeeping experience and experience with Fixed Asset accounting is required.
  • Additional qualifying education at an accredited college or business school may be substituted for the required experience on a year–for–year basis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with strong Excel skills is required. 
  • Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A valid driver's license is required.

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE – including Disability/Veteran.