Accounting Manager in Big Lake, MN at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    10 Old Highway 8 SW
    Big Lake, MN
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic Engineered Structures (AES) serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. This BU is also home to our suite of direct and hybrid additive offerings. Headquartered in Cleveland, OH; AES employs 6000 people in 6 countries at 30 locations. AES is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).
Arconic has an immediate need for an Accounting Manager in either our New Brighton, MN or Big Lake, MN facilities. 
The Accounting Manager will report to the Division Controller and be responsible for oversight of the accounting activities at the divisional facilities.  Responsibilities include managing the monthly accounting and finance functions, including Sarbanes-Oxley internal control compliance requirements.  This position will also oversee general ledger management and financial statement reporting and analysis.  
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the completion of ledger accounts and financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices and Company policy.
  • Maintain and enforce appropriate accounting controls and the business unit's compliance with the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley internal control program.
  • Ensure compliance with stated business process controls, including SOX related controls.
  • Coordinate with internal/external auditors on the execution of financial, operational, and internal control audits.
  • Identify, understand, and provide guidance on complex accounting issues.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets and forecasts, including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows.
  • Investigate variances between actual results and budget/forecast.
  • Provide operational support to the business unit GM, other managers as necessary.
  • Manage customer invoicing, rep commissions, fixed assets, payroll, cash, A/P and A/R functions.
  • Special projects as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution;
  • 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:
  • Bachelor's in Accounting from an accredited institution;
  • Strong computer skills using MS Office with extensive Excel knowledge/experience;
  • Experience with an integrated ERP system, specifically IFS;
  • CPA or CMA certification;
  • Hyperion experience;
  • Previous experience managing the accounting function.