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Fixed Asset Accountant

Prince Edward Island, Canada Req #183
Thursday, June 18, 2020
BioVectra Inc. is a leading bio-science business in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, focused on contract manufacturing and product development of active pharmaceutical ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates, and bioreagents.

BioVectra Inc. has an opening for a Fixed Asset Accountant. This is a permanent, full-time position located in Charlottetown, PE.


The candidate will be responsible for:


  • Tracking the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out these accounts once the projects have been completed
  • Recording all fixed asset additions, transfers, disposals, and impairments in the asset module of the ERP system
  • Maintaining the asset register that details the listing of all records entered in the asset module
  • Reconciling fixed asset subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger and resolving any resulting discrepancies
  • Maintaining a fixed asset tag system and coordinating scheduled on-site physical asset counts
  • Investigating the potential obsolescence and impairment of fixed assets
  • Preparing monthly analyses on changes in the fixed assets and accumulated depreciation accounts and communicate findings and recommendations to management.
  • Preparing the monthly financial capital reports
  • Preparing audit schedules and resolve audit issues identified by internal or external auditors
  • Working with project managers to monitor fixed asset project status
  • Developing oversight and accuracy tools to compare capital forecasts versus requisition data
  • Assisting in preparation of annual capital budget and distribution of budget, edits and updates to the budget that occur during the year
  • Other duties as requested as part of the day to day functioning of the accounting department


The successful candidate for this position should have:


  • Post-secondary education in business/commerce or project management.
  • Working knowledge of accounting standards as it pertains to fixed assets
  • Familiarity with ERP, CMMS & fixed asset reporting systems would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational and report writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite with focus on Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity with Crystal Reports
  • Excellent decision-making skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


BioVectra offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Interested candidates are asked to apply by choosing the “Apply Now” button.


Closing Date July 2nd, 2020


We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Prince Edward Island, Canada