Fixed Asset Accountant

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Full-time


We know that Accounting is typically viewed as a back office function, but at Hot Topic we work collaboratively and see this role as a component in ensuring our teams success. We’re looking for a Fixed Asset Accountant that has the right mix of accounting experience and people skills to excel at the role and round out our Accounting team.



  • Manage fixed assets module including additions disposals and depreciation for approximately 800 retail stores, distribution centers, and headquarters
  • Review and provide general ledger coding for fixed asset invoices and follow up with appropriate business partners to resolve issues
  • Communicate with inter-department teams to keep track of store openings and closures and the status of capital projects
  • Assign and maintain the list of valid capital projects in accounting system
  • Reconcile the fixed asset sub-ledger to the general ledger monthly
  • Provide monthly capital spending reports to Finance Department and capital project owners
  • Reconcile the construction in process account monthly; review aged items and work with the business to determine appropriateness of items recorded
  • Provide external audit support for the areas of fixed assets and capital leases
  • Be open to taking on other responsibilities within the Accounting Department, as time permits
  • Be able to partner with inter-department teams in order to acquire necessary information for fixed asset ledger


  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and at least 1 year of accounting experience
  • Knowledge of fundamental accounting concepts, practices and procedures. You know the foundation and are constantly looking to build on it
  • Preferably experience in Lawson general ledger and Blackline

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