Staff Accountant

We are looking for a Staff Accountant to join our accounting department in Clayton, Iowa. This is a newly created role. The successful applicant will report to the accounting manager and will work closely with the finance team. They’ll interact with operations personnel and vendors, prepare financial reports, maintain financial records and perform general bookkeeping tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

The person selected for this position will assist with or lead the following: 

  • Invoice customers, match bill of ladings, sales orders and other sales documents to generate invoices
  • Reconcile vendor statements, accounts payable and related accrual accounts between general leger and subledgers
  • Assess customer credit risk and backup for cash applications
  • Reconcile and pay applicable sales taxes
  • Freight and logistic accounting
  • Month-end accruals, reconciliations and fixed asset schedule
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated work ethic
  • Understanding of the Five Accounting Assertions: Accuracy, Classification, Completeness, Cutoff and Occurrence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Strong and efficient communication skills
  • Not intimidated by change or technology
  • High degree of integrity
Education & Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • At least five years of accounting experience
  • Proven experience as an accountant
Credentials & Licenses Required
  • Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite.
  • All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License
Job Benefits

Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:

  •  Quarterly Safety Incentive Program
  •  Paid Time Off
  •  Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  •  401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.


Mandatory Drug Testing – Pattison Sand Company is a drug-free workplace and all prospective employees have to pass a pre-employment drug test and employment physical.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement – To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position: Staff Accountant

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Starting wage  based on experience & will be a salaried position.

Full or Part Time
Full Time
Permanent or Temporary
Job Location
701 1st Street, Clayton, Iowa
Shift Details
Monday – Friday, Primarily 8am -5pm
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You may contact the Pattison HR department for assistance at:

phone: (563) 964-2860
email: hr@pattisonsand.com