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Senior Accountant

Company: Carpenter Technology Corporation
Location: Reading
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Carpenter Technology Corporation is a leading producer and distributor of premium specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, nickel and cobalt based superalloys, stainless steels, alloy steels and tool steels. Carpenter's high-performance materials and advanced process solutions are an integral part of critical applications used within the aerospace, transportation, medical and energy markets, among other markets. Building on its history of innovation, Carpenter's wrought and powder technology capabilities support a range of next-generation products and manufacturing techniques, including novel magnetic materials and additive manufacturing.SENIOR ACCOUNTANTLocation: Reading, PA OR Raleigh, NCPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Provides leadership and participates in the monthly closing process by preparing applicable journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations for assigned area as well as providing insight behind monthly performance as it relates to forecast and plans within these areas of responsibility.Provide analytics regarding financial performance, variation to plan and forecast.Proactively analyzes, proposes and implements corrective actions, and ensures all appropriate measures conform to GAAP/company policy.Adequate documentation of process/and controls maintained.Consolidation and review of various domestic and foreign subsidiary financial results.Play a liaison role supporting subsidiaries with resolving any accounting issues as well as developing and implementing accounting policies and procedures that may be unique to the subsidiary.Preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements with appropriate eliminations. This includes the Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Statement of Cash Flows. These statements and related analyses including reporting of key financial metrics are prepared as part of an internal reporting package to assist management and the board of directors.Provide support with Corporate Accounting's external reporting requirements by assisting in the completion of corporate information packages and preparation of applicable footnote disclosures.Lead the maintenance of the financial reporting structure in Hyperion (HFM) consolidation application.Communicate estimates of monthly financial results at various intervals during the course of the month to keep management apprised of any developments or issues that could potentially have a significant impact on financial performance.Utilize company data retrieval tools necessary to perform assignments.Contribute to the Sarbanes-Oxley internal control process documentation and ensure that key internal controls defined in the documentation are being performed without exception on a periodic basis.Develop and implement new or strengthen existing controls as situations warrant.Provide support for internal and external auditors.Lead the continuous improvement of the accuracy and integrity of the related systems and databases as well as accounting processes. Identify and recommend necessary systems improvements and enhancements.Lead or play a key role on various multi-disciplined team efforts as needed that could involve personnel from Information Technology, Inventory and Operations Planning, Engineering and Manufacturing.Provides leadership and guidance to junior staffPerform all other duties and projects as assigned.REQUIRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANTFour-year college degree in accounting or related field3+ years of public accounting experience or 3+ years working in a corporate accounting department within a publicly traded company.Interprets internal/external business issues and recommends best practices in own function.Proven experience managing projects or teams, including coordination of resources outside of own area. Experience with forecasting and planning resource requirements for projects or teams.Experience monitoring and controlling costs for own work and may manage costs/budgets for large projects or areas.Advanced knowledge of accounting standards, practices and procedures.Advanced knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act internal control requirements.PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANTCPA or CMA preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, well organized and the ability to prioritize tasks and make appropriate decisions.Willing to work in a fast paced, every changing work environment.Carpenter Technology Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including life, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, 401k with company contributions as well as many other options to employees.Carpenter Technology Corporation's policy is to fully and effectively maintain a program of equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination for all employees, to employ affirmative action for all protected classes, and to recruit and develop the best qualified persons available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company also will recruit, develop and provide opportunities for qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Keywords: Carpenter Technology Corporation, Reading , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Reading, Pennsylvania

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