Accounting Clerk


Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Provide clerical and administrative support for a variety of tasks and projects within the accounting department.

Core People Skills.
  Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.  Genuine with high ethical standards and values and personal integrity and honesty.  Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations.  

Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions.  Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar. 

Computer/Applications Skills. Proficient MS Office computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.  

Core Business Skills. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information.  Ability to work independently, self-starter, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”.  Unique aptitude for figures and problem solving.  Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy.  Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects.

Professional Investment.  Demonstrated commitment to own personal professional development and learning.


Must Haves:  High School Diploma, plus 1 (one) year of related clerical/administrative experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with accounts payable a plus.  

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  1. Perform clerical duties that involve accurate typing and preparing and maintaining sensitive accounting documents and records.
  2. Review expense receipts for amount, validity, and approval while serving as backup for accounts payable processing of vendor invoices.
  3. Assist with customer invoice preparation in the accounts receivable department.   
  4. Accurately enter key financial transaction data into the accounting database on a daily basis.
  5. Research, track and resolve accounting or documentation issues and discrepancies.
  6. Ensure all invoices are properly recorded and processed within timelines.
  7. Provide administrative and clerical assistance to the accounting department team members.
  8. Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility.  Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.
  9. Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  10. Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills.  Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  11. Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures.  Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  12. Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  13. Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.  
  14. Perform other tasks as assigned.

Physical/Sensory Requirements
The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

Must be able to sit for long periods-of-time, bend and reach, use stairs, lift up to 25 pounds occasionally and communicate effectively in English by telephone, in person and in writing. Effectively use a personal computer, office equipment, calculator (10 key) and telephone.  

Working Environment
Generally, work in an office environment.

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