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Accountant I

As one of the larger heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Chattanooga, North Georgia, and Northeast Alabama area, and a leader in quality performance, Talley Construction understands that outstanding people are key to our success. As we offer our customers a wide range of services, we do so with dedication to our core values, the needs of our customers, honesty in all aspects of our business, and respect for all individual employees.


The Accountant I position will support the CFO in ensuring that all aspects of the financials for Talley Construction, TJ Hunt Trucking, and Retro Industries are completed in a timely manner.  Flexibility, ability to work independently, great attention to detail, analytical ability, dedication, and strong teamwork skills are a must.


Duties will include:

  • Responsible for various duties in the preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, and supporting schedules to the Company’s financial statements, including daily bank transactions.
  • Maintain fixed assets in Sage/FAS for multiple companies.
  • Filing monthly sales tax return
  • Work in a team environment to complete month-end closing process and other projects as needed.
  • Serve as back-up and support for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, and Payroll, as needed
  • Willingness to be flexible in duties and have a “get-it-done” attitude, including extended hours when needed.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Accounting with minimum 3-5 years’ general accounting experience.
  • CPA preferred
  • Will have excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Must be a motivated self-starter able to work effectively with all divisions with limited supervision
  • Must have intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent typing/data entry skills, 10-key by touch
  • VISTA by Viewpoint experience a plus
  • Construction and trucking/logistics experience a plus
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must pass post offer drug screen.
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to legally work in the US.
  • All new hires will be processed through E – Verify

As a Highway Contractor, it is the policy of Talley Construction Company to assure that applicants are treated during recruiting & employment without regard to their race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. Veterans, Minorities & Females encouraged to apply.

Compensation will be determined based on skills, education, and experience. Full benefits package is offered, including: medical insurance, dental insurance, paid time off and 401k retirement plan



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