Senior Accountant - Altec Industries

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 28043
Job Family: Accounting and Finance
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2023


Job Description

Your Organization

Altec is hiring a Senior Accountant in Birmingham, AL (Corporate Office). Associates in this position maintain financial records and complete transactions accurately with limited supervision.


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.



  • Perform fundamental accounting responsibilities including but not limited to month-end closing, journal entries, and reconciliations
  • Manage time and prioritize individual workload to meet team deadlines
  • Identify issues and communicate with leadership on appropriate resolution
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • All other duties as assigned


Other Position Specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ERP system
  • High level of initiative and works well in a team environment
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Works with limited direction
  • 0-25% Travel



Education, Experience, and Skills Required

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2 years of industry experience


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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