Finance Accountant in Norcross, GA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    555 Guthridge Court Northwest
    Norcross, GA
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

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. 
Building and Construction Systems, a business unit of Arconic, is the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
We have an immediate opening for a Finance Accountant at our Arconic Kawneer HQ in Norcross, GA.  The primary function of this position is to support the business Finance Leaders with oversight of daily and month accounting activities of the Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) Headquarters.
Job Responsibilities and Duties include:
  • Lead the General Accounting functions such as financial reporting, fixed assets management, inter-company accounting, and daily P&L analysis
  • Lead the month-end closing including preparing and posting of journal entries for 4 global HQ entities
  • Complete balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Prepare data and generate Daily, Monthly, and Quarterly reporting.
  • Lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets and forecasts, including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flows.
  • Investigate variances between actual and budget/forecast financial results.
  • Lead the Business Case development for Cap Ex projects for North America HQ location.
  • Perform testing of internal controls to ensure adherence with Arconic and BCS internal audit policies and procedures
  • Coordinate with internal/external auditors on the execution of financial, operational, and internal control audits.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, or Accounting from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years of finance or 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.
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • CPA or CMA certification
  • Experience with compliance requirements resulting from SOX and US GAAP, Advanced experience in Excel and PowerPoint including VBA, complex formulas, and Think-Cell
  • Experience with Oracle or JD Edwards ERP systems and with month end closings,
  • Hyperion Systems experience