Accounting Manager - Manufacturing in Carson, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    900 East Watson Center Road
    Carson, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Are you an experienced Accountant ready for the next step? Would you like to be part of a dynamic and growing aerospace manufacturing business? Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for an Accounting Manager for our aerospace plant in Carson, CA. Our organization is dedicated to rapid, profitable growth through continuous capital investment, operational excellence and career development. Arconic is a company that promotes and develops from within with worldwide opportunities.  If you are interested in a career with our facility, we encourage you to apply.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.  Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.  
The Accounting Manager will manage financial reporting and the day-to-day work in the Finance Department.  
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with General Accounting functions such as month end closing, financial reporting, fixed assets management, inter-company accounting.
  • Work with the Controller to plan, develop and establish accounting policies and objectives
  • Assist in monitoring and managing of day-to-day cost accounting function including Raw material, Work-in-process and Finished goods inventory management
  • Review open and close work orders to analyze and correct variances and costing errors in the system.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly business review and Business Unit Staff meeting packages
  • Establish, modify and coordinate implementation of SOX compliant accounting practices Assist with monthly forecast, planning and budgeting as needed
  • Provide hands-on resolution of accounting issues.
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Organized and systematic approach to problem solving
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs


Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Minimum 5 years of Accounting experience
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Prefer 7+ years of Accounting experience
  • Cost Accounting experience in Manufacturing
  • Experience with inventory and variance analysis
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle and ERP system
  • Experience with GAAP