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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 11/17/2017

L.B. Foster Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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L.B. Foster Company, established in 1902, is a leading manufacturer, fabricator, and distributor of products for the transportation, construction, utility, and energy markets. We have recently been recognized for achievement in manufacturing excellence, financial growth, and our impressive safety record. The corporation owns divisions and subsidiaries that supply products to industries requiring rail and rail accessories; sheet, pipe and H piling; bridge decking and highway products; precast concrete buildings; and threaded and coated pipe. L.B. Foster markets its products worldwide.

At L.B. Foster, our culture reflects our passion for integrity, accountability and safety. This culture is built on the quality of our workforce and a positive attitude toward continuous improvement, working in a safe environment and customer service.

The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing accounting functions across multiple divisions.

Essential Functions:

Code and process invoices in multiple ERP systems
Perform cash application processing
Assist conducting physical inventory observations
Prepare month end closing entries
Reconcile general ledger accounts
Assist with Sarbanes Oxley compliance testing
Perform plant operation and production reporting
Back-up for processing daily billings in both JD Edwards and SAP
Assist with revenue recognition reviews

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Skills, Experience and Education:
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field
1 plus years of relevant experience in a manufacturing ERP environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
Experience with SAP, JD Edwards, Infor Visual (Preferred).

Other Requirements:
Must be willing to travel 10 to 15%

In return, we offer an opportunity to build a solid career with competitive compensation and a very attractive benefits package, including health care coverage on the first of the month after hire and a market-leading 401(k) program.

If you meet the qualifications and would like to be considered for this position, please apply online at