Senior Staff Accountant – Corporate Consolidations in Pittsburgh, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/9/2019

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.

In the first half of 2020 Arconic will separate into two stand-alone industry-leading public companies.  Each will have significant global reach.  To learn more about this exciting transformation, visit our website.
 
Arconic is currently in search of a Sr. Staff Accountant – Corporate Consolidations to join the Finance resource group in Pittsburgh, PA.


This position is responsible for corporate financial accounting/internal financial reporting according to Arconic’s accounting policies and procedures.  In doing so, the individual must support a high level of data and accounting integrity.
  • This position will have administrator duties for the Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) application.
  • This position will prepare and assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting requirements, including quarterly and annual governmental and SEC reports.
  • This position is expected to act independently in performing daily tasks and in developing accounting and administrative procedures, financial and analytical reports, performing ad hoc analysis, and other data gathering requirements.
Major Activities/Key Challenges:
  • Daily operation and maintenance of the Hyperion Financial Management system (HFM).
  • Maintain and update the HFM user guides.
  • Design, implement, and test HFM system modifications that result from changes in accounting policy.
  • Record consolidation adjustments during the monthly closing process.
  • Prepare the Arconic Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows using the base data provided by HFM and adjust for known cash flow events communicated by the locations or other financial accounting areas.
  • Prepare external format financials along with other supporting data and ratios at various levels of the organization for governmental and other reporting requirements.
  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements to be filed with the SEC.
  • Work with various levels of business and corporate financial personnel on a variety of accounting issues related to management reporting, including ad hoc analysis, issue resolution, and financial policies and procedures.
Essential Knowledge & Skills:
  • Arconic’s legal/internal structure and policies are complicated and challenging to master.  The individual in this position is expected to develop a solid working knowledge of both areas and will be consulted regularly for input as issues arise.  An appropriate amount of time must be devoted to learning and understanding how both the legal/internal structure and accounting policies affect the consolidation of Arconic’s businesses.  There are a series of complex HFM rules which must be understood both from a technical and operational standpoint.
  • Proficient in using personal computers, spreadsheet, and query software.
Customers:
  • Internal - Financial Transactions and Policy, Financial Planning and Analysis, Controller, Chief Financial Officer, Business Units
  • External - Shareholders, Analysts
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 7 years of financial or accounting experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution;
  • Understanding of Arconic’s accounting processes and organizational structure
  • Working experience with accounting software or other related systems
  • Knowledge of HFM/Smart-View and Oracle Accounting modules
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office macros