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Finance Associate Job

DATE: Aug 7, 2019

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Finance
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: Yes 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


We are currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our Finance Professional Development Program. Our team of finance and accounting professionals are committed to providing world-class leadership to drive industry leading shareholder return and develop the future finance leaders of tomorrow.


In this 2-3 year entry level program, you will have the opportunity to experience challenging and rewarding assignments.  You will be exposed to senior finance and top business leaders and have the opportunity to add significant value and make an immediate impact on the business.  Typically lasting 6 to 9 months, these assignments will allow you to build your analytical, technical accounting, communication and leadership skills through budgeting and forecasting, or providing analysis associated with restructuring, capital investments, cash flow and strategic planning.  You could find yourself working in one of our manufacturing facilities supporting our accounting operations functions or as a financial analyst, providing insights and recommendations to accelerate growth.  Assignments could also include opportunities to work in one of our corporate functions as a member of our Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, or Investor Relations teams,  


Program assignments are located at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA and in one of our U.S. manufacturing locations or at our WAVE joint venture headquarters in Malvern, PA.  The experience gained through these assignments will provide you with the necessary skills to advance into a finance position at any of our locations.  If you are hungry for experience, have a demonstrated track record of academic excellence, outstanding leadership ability and a desire to join an organization with a history of market leadership and brand loyalty, then we want you to build your career with us!


The profile of our ideal candidate includes:

  • Individuals in their final year of a BS/MS accounting, finance, or economics
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of at least 2 college-level accounting courses is required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to manage multiple priorities
  • Leadership abilities demonstrated through involvement in student organizations and / or community service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Co-op or internship experience and a willingness to relocate is preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls is a plus


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We 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.


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located 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, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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