Staff Accountant in Mobile, AL at Austal

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:



Mobile, AL

Job Description

REPORTS TO:  Assistant Controller          



  • Performs entry level accounting duties and tasks to support financial reporting and compliance
  • Prepares simple general ledger account reconciliations
  • Prepares routine journal entries (primarily travel and expense report related journal entries) and posts to the general ledger
  • Assists with month end financial closing and reporting
  • Assists senior accounting personnel to expand accounting knowledge in other areas
  • Prepares reports and supporting documentation for account reconciliations
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Finance management


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university required
  • Major or concentration in Accounting required
  • 1-3 years accounting experience in manufacturing or public accounting preferred
  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exposure to an ERP system a plus


  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment
  • Ability to occasionally conduct floor check audits, which requires being in production environment

LIAISES WITH:  All departments, external auditors and management.


Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be considered for employment with Austal USA:

  • 18 years of age or older.
  • Able to provide proof of US Person Status
  • No felony convictions of Theft/Deception or Violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
  • No felony convictions of Drug crimes within three years from disposition date
  • Willing to submit to a drug screen
  • Willing to submit to a background check

Equal Employment Commitment

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion.