Senior Accountant - Altec Worldwide

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 31749
Job Family: Accounting and Finance
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2024


Job Description


Altec Worldwide (AWW) is hiring an Sr. Accountant in Birmingham, AL. This position is responsible for reviewing and processing AP/AR invoices, reviewing expense reports, providing customer/supplier support, and assisting in month-end close procedures/reconciliations.



  • Review and code invoices and expense reports for payment
  • Audit expenses/payables to ensure compliance and cost control and report findings as necessary
  • Review and finalize Accounts Receivable invoices
  • Process warranty claim credits
  • Assist with monthly AR and AP close
  • Provide customers and suppliers assistance and support as needed
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Complete various monthly and quarterly reports as required
  • Maintain customer credit files including conversion of  all financials to US currency and input data for ratio calculation
  • Calculate various taxes including GST, VAT, etc.
  • Review and analyze WIP jobs
  • Review and analyze Gross Margin reports
  • Assist with customer setups and export control reviews
  • All other duties as assigned


Education, Experience, and Skills Required

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


The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.


Please apply directly on our website

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 systems
  • 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


Since 1929, Altec has been a company committed to excellence, consistently raising the bar through innovative design, manufacture, integrated safety features, and a continued dedication to total customer satisfaction. Altec is present in more than 100 countries throughout the world supporting the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. Altec Worldwide specializes in providing products and services on a global basis. Altec has more than 85 distributors globally with final assembly capabilities in more than 35 locations worldwide. We are known for lifting products -- bucket trucks, cranes, and equipment used to help people access tough-to-reach places -- but the success starts with thousands of associates who come together to Reach Higher!



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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