Financial Analyst Job

DATE: Jun 28, 2024

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: <10% 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is $57,630 to $100,520 per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.


By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 


Reporting to the FP&A Manager, Finance – Architectural Specialties, this role is the finance P&L owner for the strategic sourcing business and primary business partner to the Director of Supply Chain and Operations for the Architectural Specialties business segment.


The Financial Analyst will be a key figure in driving profitability of strategic sourcing and managing G&A costs for the broader Architectural Specialties business. This person will need to be resourceful and self-driven with a mindset for continuous improvement and customer service. This person will also need to be flexible and adaptable as they support a growing and evolving business. The incumbent must exhibit strong follow-through and the ability to take ownership of projects and issues to see them through to completion. The successful candidate will gain valuable business partnership experience, an enhanced analytical skillset, and the ability to develop and execute complex projects.


What’s in it for you!

  • Dedicated training and development to help you grow in your role and beyond
  • Collaboration in a supportive team environment
  • Mentorship from leadership


What You'll Do

  • Spearhead efforts to enhance the profitability of strategic sourcing by identifying and executing cost reduction opportunities.
  • Collaborate with business partners to develop the monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-range Sourcing forecasts.
  • Analyze financial results to better understand performance and drive corrective actions to improve financial outcomes.
  • Partner with the director of AS Supply Chain and Operations to develop, manage, and report on Supply Chain KPIs.
  • Establish and maintain updated standard costing associated with sourced products.
  • Own and manage General and Administrative costs related to the core Architectural Specialties business segment.
  • Support month-end accounting closing activities to ensure the accuracy of monthly results and internal control compliance.
  • Utilize digital technology to implement process improvement and drive standardization.
  • Support future M&A financial system integration efforts.
  • Build and present executive level presentations.
  • Coordinate ad hoc activities and complete special projects as assigned.


What will make you successful

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to ascertain the reasonableness and accuracy of information.
  • Expertise in SAP / BW / OneStream environment. Familiarity with Tableau preferred.
  • Advance capability in MS Office Suite - particularly MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other groups within the company.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities; must be a self-starter and take the initiative in completing projects and assignments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications with the ability to share knowledge at appropriate levels of the organization.
  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail and capable of delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent, and professional manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with all levels of personnel.
  • Relentless focus on eliminating inefficiencies through process optimization.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field 
  • 3 to 5+ plus years of financial reporting and/or public accounting experience 



What makes you stand out

  • Experience with SAP, OneStream, Business Warehouse, and Tableau
  • CPA or MBA a plus



Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.

We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Lancaster PA)

Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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