Buckingham Search

Financial Analyst & Global Fixed Asset Accountant

Buckingham Search - Long Grove, IL

Job Description

In this role, you will be part of the global accounting & finance team that provides senior level management with insightful business analysis, monitoring of capital expenditures. You will also partner closely with several accounting & finance leaders across the globe. You will work cross-functionally to help the business achieve strong, profitable growth and review/assess accuracy of data and assumptions used to develop capital request forms as well as monitor a system of controls, procedures, and forms for the recording of fixed assets. The role involves working with large and complex data in a global manufacturing environment to identify trends and help make profitable decisions.


  • Help lead, track, and analyze gross margin/profit on major customers and specific product lines. Provide detailed explanations for margin variances to budget/forecast, and product proposals.
  • Analyze gross margin by customer and product group compared to budge/forecast expectation.
  • Assist in annual budgeting process.
  • Assist in the development of a global capital expenditure reporting and analysis format
  • Review assumptions used when developing capital request forms to ensure that they are accurate and payback period/IRR rates calculated are obtainable.
  • Ensure fixed assets are properly accounted for by monitoring the end-to-end process including classification, useful life, acquisitions, transfers, depreciation, disposals, and reporting.
  • Monitor and report on CIP (Construction in Progress) and work with global locations to ensure timely capitalization of projects.
  • Assist with other ad hoc/special projects as requested.


  • B.S. Accounting or Finance
  • Possess strong MS Office skill set, especially within Excel.
  • Analytical, self-motivated, able to work alone or within a team in a fast pace, global environment.
  • Requires ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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