Senior Accountant 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 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Sr. Accountant to assist with general and cost accounting functions for our aerospace manufacturing plant in Carson, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) 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; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources, and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with General Accounting functions such as financial reporting, fixed assets management, inter-company accounting, and daily expense analysis.
  • Assist with month end closing including preparing and posting of journal entries
  • 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.
  • Calculate inventory reserves and perform inventory reconciliations to report the final balances to Headquarter
  • Work with operations managers and planners to perform work orders weigh count and raw material and finished goods inventory cycle count audit
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly business review and Business Unit Staff meeting packages
  • Perform a monthly testing of internal controls to maintain internal controls and to ensure that the location follows internal audit and headquarters’ policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports as required by corporate headquarter
  • Assist with monthly forecast, planning and budgeting as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills; able to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment


Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Minimum 3 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 5+ years of Accounting experience
  • Cost Accounting experience in Manufacturing
  • Shop floor cost and budget variance analysis
  • Experience with inventory and variance analysis and management
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle and ERP system
  • Experience with GAAP
  • Experience with ERP system integration (will be rare)
  • General Ledger experience, month end closing, journal entries