Reports to the Controller.


A Junior Staff Accountant is an accounting professional who works closely with other members of the Finance team to facilitate proper financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.  The main responsibility of the Junior Staff Accountant is to assist in assembling and reporting the facts that cumulatively represent the financial position of the company.



  • Perform general journal entries
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to subledgers
  • Account for fixed assets & depreciation
  • Compile annual personal property information by AST office
  • Account and amortize prepaid assets & calibration gases
  • Assist in completing Finance department special initiatives
  • Implement and respect internal control procedures
  • Prepare audit selections and workpapers for auditor review
  • Collaborate with Operations personnel on required spend analysis
  • Analyze trends for forecasting and budgeting purposes
  • Assist in the creation of presentations and reporting packages for AST’s Private Equity owners
  • Miscellaneous reporting as requested



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • 0-5 years of experience in accounting
  • Motivation and desire to achieve company goals
  • Intermediate skill level (or above) in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint.
  • Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for conducting business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both with internal customers and external vendors
  • Professional demeanor for interacting with internal customers and Operations personnel
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Approved to be employed in the United States



  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of a typical office environment
    • Sitting/standing
    • Possible light lifting

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