IS Consultant - Financial Systems

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 26680
Job Family: Information Services
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.


Financial Systems Consultant needed for a world class, growing IT team. This associate will be part of a team responsible for financial systems, including systems used for general ledger, financial analyses, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, cash management, credit card processing, taxes budgeting and planning, financial statement generation and consolidations. 


  • Lead or significantly contribute to implementations and evaluations of all Financial Systems including business process improvements and related systems changes
  • Prepare design documents for technical resources
  • Plan and organize work to execute systems project and initiatives
  • Resolve complex issues involving a suite of integrated applications
  • Integrate with other IT groups to ensure software supports best practices and technical issues are resolved
  • Provide user support for Altec associates via virtually, and in person
  • Track and maintain constant communication with systems users from the beginning to the end of any established case, issue, or concern

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, accounting or MIS preferred but consideration may be given to an exceptional candidate for 5 years relevant work experience 
  • Proficiency in all aspects of accounting
  • At least one year of accounting or financial systems experience
  • CPA and knowledge of internal controls preferred
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning and other financial systems, proficiency with Microsoft tools, and Agile methodologies are a plus

Other Required Specifications:

  • Detail oriented
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Maintain company confidentiality
  • Ability to handle stress and deadlines well
  • Possess analytical skills: critical thinking, data analysis, research, and communication
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to interact with systems users for clarifications and requirements
  • Ability to write system and process documentation
  • Ability to create detailed business process diagrams and system integration maps
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to resolves issues or complete special projects
  • Remain highly adaptable


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with 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

EEO Statement

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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