Staff Accountant - Altec Capital Services

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 28562
Job Family: Accounting and Finance
Date Posted: May 5, 2023


Job Description

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Altec Capital Services (ACS), a division of Altec, is hiring a Staff Accountant in Birmingham, AL. This position is responsible for performing accounting transactions to support business operations and to maintain the financial records of the company. 


Who is Altec and Altec Capital Services?

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.

Altec Capital Services (ACS) is a division of Altec, that offers a variety of flexible and affordable finance options for equipment to help our customers improve cash flow while increasing overall profitability.

Our accountants perform meaningful work that adds value to the organization through insightful analysis that informs decisions and drives process changes.  Experience in lease accounting is beneficial, but absolutely not required to join our team.



  • Perform fundamental accounting responsibilities, including month-end close, journal entries and reconciliations
  • Perform lease booking review
  • Establish and adjust sundries accounts
  • Perform high volume reconciliations
  • 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
  • Basic 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.


Other Position Specifications

  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
  • High level of initiative and works well in a team environment
  • Travel 0-25%

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.