Staff Accountant

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 27411
Job Family: Accounting and Finance
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2022

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and servicing of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

 Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision.

Building on over 90 years of growth …

There’s never been a better time to join us!

Our auction subsidiary, JJ Kane, currently has an opening for a Staff Accountant in our offices located in Birmingham, ALThe ideal candidate will be able to work to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities within JJ Kane. 

JJ Kane auctions all types of used equipment including: bucket trucks, digger derricks, construction equipment, back hoes, skid steers, mini excavators, tractor crawlers, dozers, fleet cars and more!  We encourage you to check out our company websites to explore our company's strong history.  Please go to www.altec.com, and www.jjkane.com to learn more. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs and monitors accounting functions such as accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, lease accounting, budgeting or accounts receivable
  • Prepares and reconciles accounts such as expense reimbursement or the business unit’s checkbook
  • Performs accounting processes specific to the area or business unit assigned
  • Performs tasks necessary to facilitate the monthly financial closing process
  • Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts
  • Works closely with external auditors and tax compliance professionals in the preparation of the annual audit report and tax returns
  • Compiles, codes, categorizes, calculates, tabulates or verifies information or data
  • Enters, transcribes, records, stores or maintains information in written or electronic/magnetic form
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish assigned work responsibilities
  • Prepares financial reports for and provides information to management, supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail or in person
  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose and/or recommend the best solution to solve problems
  • Coordinates all inter-company transactions
  • May prepare property tax returns for various municipalities and coordinates sales and property tax audit process
  • Translates or explains information and how it can be used to others
  • Performs other analysis as required
  • Assists/supports other departments as necessary
  • All other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or closely related field required
  • CPA preferred
  • Three plus years experience in a general accounting position preferred
  • Current valid U. S. Driver’s License
  • PC skills using Microsoft Office including Excel, Word;
  • Knowledge working in Oracle database preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Used Vehicle dealer and business licenses throughout the country a plus.

ALTEC VALUES

• Customer first • Enjoyment of work • Family • Financial stability • Integrity

 • People are our greatest strength • Quality • Spiritual development • Teamwork

 

Altec also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program

          • Retirement 401(k) Program

          • Vacation and Holidays

          • Flexible Spending Accounts

          • Tuition Assistance Program

          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program

          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.

 

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