• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-IL-Quincy
    Posted Date 6 days ago(4/16/2018 11:41 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Company Overview


    GatesAir has been an innovator in over-the-air broadcasting for nearly 100 years and offers the industry’s broadest portfolio to help connect our customers to what’s next in over-the-air Television, Radio, and Distribution.


    Today, GatesAir architects lead solutions for over-the-air Radio and TV and public safety communications markets.   With customers in more than 185 countries, the company leads the industry in innovation and design breakthroughs, improving efficiency and reducing total cost of ownership and ensuring the highest quality signal performance.


    At GatesAir, we recognize that our employees are the key to our continued success.  Our employees have an impact in forging the direction for the future and driving market leading performance and financial results.   We seek talented individuals that can contribute to their discipline, but also work to drive a common direction.


    Specific duties include but are not limited to

    This key individual will be responsible for the maintaining and reporting of inventory and warranty for all of GatesAir.  This role will be accountable for calculating the warranty reserve, inventory adjustments and demo/loaner inventory.  The position will also be responsible for consigned inventory, vendor advance applications as well as participating in physical inventories.


    The Staff Accountant will interact with individuals at all levels of the organization and in locations throughout the world, including Senior Executives. This position is located in our Quincy, IL facility.

    The Staff Accountant would be responsible for the following items:

    • Analyze warranty costs, calculate warranty reserve, forecast warranty cost/reserve
    • Record inventory adjustments
    • Analyze & identify excess/obsolete inventory
    • Inventory reporting
    • Excess & Obsolescence reserve calculation
    • Consigned inventory reconciliation
    • Vendor advances reconciliation and applications
    • Un-invoiced Receipts – standard and drop shipment – reconciliation, monitoring, application.
    • Reconcile balance sheet general ledger accounts to subledger
    • Participate in the monthly general ledger closing as assigned.
    • Participate in physical inventory and inventory reconciliation.
    • Support audit fieldwork including work paper preparation and audit client requests.
    • Special projects, ad hoc requests and other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager.


      • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business
      • 1-3 Years of accounting experience, preferred
      • Proficient in Excel
      • Detail oriented
      • Problem solving skills
      • Team player with ability to work independently
      • Excellent organization skills
      • Strong communication skills
      • Knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus


    GatesAir, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, genetics and any other protected group status or non-job related characteristics as directed by law.


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