Pillar Innovations

  • Accounting Assistant - Morgantown, WV

    Job Locations US-WV-Morgantown
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Pillar Innovations is on the lookout for an Accounting Assistant for our Morgantown, WV office. The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for keeping detailed accounts and records, maintaining internal accounting controls, monitoring accounts making recommendations about accounting processes. The Accounting Assistant should have a thorough understanding of all aspects of accounting and must be proficient with the products and services offered by Pillar.


    Pillar Innovations prides itself on being a company that delivers superior systems and services long after the sale. Throughout the company's history, Pillar has been a pioneer of many new technologies and continues to establish new solutions to fulfill the needs of the energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, wireless communications, and food & beverage sectors. Pillar is a single source for a variety of products including the EMU –Electric Mine Utility, Fiber Optics, Atmospheric Monitoring, Communications, Fire Suppression and Intrinsically Safe & Explosion Proof products.


    • 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 (Inventory Material Orders), MSO’s (Material Sales Orders) 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 of timecards
    • 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


    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Associates Degree in Accounting or related field preferred
    • 1+ year of accounting or bookkeeping experience OR combination of experience and training.
    • 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 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.
    • Willingness to undergo a background and drug screening process if presented an offer.

    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.


    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.



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