Staff Accountant

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 28041
Job Family: Accounting and Finance
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2023


Job Description

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Altec is hiring a Staff Accountant in Birmingham, AL (Corporate Office). This position analyzes financial information and prepares financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability or other financial activities within Altec, Inc.


Who is Altec?

Founded in 1929, Altec is a privately held and family-owned company headquartered in Birmingham, AL. We are proud to be a leading manufacturer of products and services that connect people to the power and communications we all need in more than 100 countries throughout the world. While we are known for lifting products: bucket trucks, cranes – equipment used to help people access tough-to-reach places, what really makes us successful is how we help our associates reach higher. We help people reach their potential, and we believe that makes all the difference in our company.



  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 Finance required
  • One to three years accounting experience preferred but not required
  • Treasury experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.


Please apply directly on our website


Why join Altec?

  • Work-life balance
  • Consistent work schedule/standard hours
  • Flexibility
  • Values-based culture
  • Stability of a 90+ year old company 
  • Challenging, rewarding work environment
  • Promotional opportunities
  • Wide range of accounting positions– financial accounting, cost accounting, lease and rental accounting



Among our core values is a focus on family and financial stability, and we believe it is important to provide associates with a competitive benefits package. Highlights of Altec’s benefits package are listed below.

Learn more by visiting Compensation & Benefits – Altec Inc

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Care Plans
  • Retirement Savings Plan – Traditional 401(k) or Roth 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program (helps meet CPA credit hours requirements)
  • Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, and Vacation Purchase
  • Company Wellness Programs (Physical, Social, Emotional, Spiritual, Financial)
  • Personal and Professional Learning/Development Opportunities
  • Plus more!


Altec’s values-based culture provides opportunities for associates to have a fulfilling professional career while maintaining a work-life balance and consistent work schedule.

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork


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, gender identity, 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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