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Manager, Consolidations & Financial Reporting Job

DATE: Apr 11, 2021

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job: Finance 

Primary location: LancasterPennsylvania 

Relocation offered: No 

Employment status: Full-Time 

Travel: 5%  



Location: 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.


As our Manager, Consolidations & Financial Reporting, you will be responsible for providing leadership through the execution and enhanced improvements associated with the preparation and review of the consolidated financial statements (including Segment information) for closings. You will also be responsible for supervising the monthly general ledger accounting close, financial reporting and analysis, financial consolidation system controls, oversight of outsourced offshore accounting closing activities, and SOX compliance and internal controls for these activities.   


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 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.


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.


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. 


What you'll be doing

  • Overseeing financial closings and consolidations of actual results covering the P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow
  • Supporting the general ledger, consolidation, management reporting, and other “record to report” activities
  • Managing and controlling AWI's financial systems (SAP & OneStream) for all monthly closings, estimates, and budgets 
  • Directing supervision of Accounting Specialists/Analysts with transactional accounting
  • Overseeing and coordinating effort of outsourced offshore personnel
  • Ensuring all schedules and deadlines are met “On Time” and “Accurate” in accordance with SLAs
  • Enhancing and maintaining accurate, timely, and quality financial reporting and accounting
  • Reconciliating most Balance Sheet accounts and any associated P&L activities
  • Monitoring and driving compliance with internal controls
  • Coordinating and providing oversight for quarterly and year-end certifications for SOX compliance
    Ensuring internal controls are planned and adhered to through process design and review
  • Managing and maintaining accounting policies
  • Acting as liaison and coordinating with internal and external auditors
  • Assisting with certain estimate, budget, and strategic plan processes


What will make you successful

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related
  • 7+ years of related experience in various financial roles, including consolidations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA Certification



Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us 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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