Pillar Innovations

Accounting Assistant - Grantsville, MD

Job Locations US-MD-Grantsville
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time




Pillar Innovations, LLC is a service company that takes pride in being on the cutting edge of technology. Pillar Innovations offers a diverse product portfolio to fulfill the needs of the energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, and food & drug sectors. Pillar Innovations provides services ranging from custom software packages to vision systems and wireless communications. Regardless of the need, Pillar Innovations is able to provide the safety, communication, and automation systems that industrial customers need to succeed.


Pillar Innovations is a rapidly-growing company that offers a fun and challenging work environment with a wealth of opportunities for professional growth.  Pillar Innovations offers competitive wages commensurate with experience, outstanding medical, dental and vision benefits, short-term and long- term disability, life insurance, 401k, paid holidays and paid time off.


Pillar Innovations is now accepting applications and resumes for a full-time Accounting Assistant.  The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for keeping detailed accounts and records, maintaining internal accounting controls, monitoring accounts and solving problems, making recommendations about accounting processes and performing other duties assigned by management to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  The Accounting Assistant must have a thorough understanding of all aspects of accounting and must be proficient with the products and services offered by Pillar.

The Accounting Assistant will be based out of the Pillar Innovations’ office, located in Grantsville, MD. 


Job Responsibilities:


Administrative: This position assists the Office administrator in accounting and administrative functions associated at the Division level. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Setting up, reviewing and maintaining contracts.
  • Creating work orders, IMO’s, MSO’s and job numbers.
  • Invoicing and preparing billing information for customers.
  • Reviewing and completing job close out review and other monthly accounting reports. Creating and reviewing job costing information.
  • Distributes incoming mail/paperwork to appropriate personnel.
  • Assisting with collection/entering of timecards and Timekeeper approvals.

Customer Service: This position is responsible for maintaining and developing positive relationships with all customers. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Answering accounting related calls and e-mails from customers as well as from Pillar employees.


Inventory Management: In conjunction with the Office Administrator, process inventory related transactions to/from job costing system and review inventory source documents for completeness and accuracy.  Perform regular review of inventory transactions and balances to ensure that inventory activity is accounted for timely and accurately.


Other Duties as Assigned. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Job Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required - Associate degree in Accounting or Business–Related discipline preferred
  • 1-3 years of advanced accounting or bookkeeping experience or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties noted in this job posting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting and accounting procedures. Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately. Practical knowledge of office procedures and customer relations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Skill in dealing with the public under stressful circumstances in a manner which will facilitate any constructive problem solving possible.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers and software packages including specific knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations. Ability to meet deadlines
  • Must be dependable; trustworthy; and possess a positive and productive attitude
  • Must be able to work well with co-workers in a team environment


Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:


  • Sit, talk, hear, read, write and type.
  • Regularly walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Must possess a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment


  1. This position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with Pillar Innovation’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.

AAP/EEO Statement 
Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Duties
This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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