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Accounting Analyst-Marietta Job

DATE: Sep 18, 2022

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: 
Travel: 5%

Salary Range: $49,990-$94750

 

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!

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

As our Accounting Analyst at our Marietta facility, you will be responsible for a variety of accounting and finance assignments as a finance partner with both the plant site management team and with the Corporate Finance team to meet manufacturing operations and financial objectives.  Additionally, you must adhere to our guiding principles of integrity, commitment, and excellence.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Completes month-end closing responsibilities including reporting and analyzing variances to budget and forecast for the plant management team
  • Completes accounting analysis and reconciliation, as required
  • Prepares plant reports on production and key performance indicators
  • Assists with the development of monthly forecasts based on production drivers and key performance metrics at the facility
  • Supports the weekly estimate process through analyzing metrics & developing projections of on-going performance
  • Completes inventory control and reconciliation, including reviewing or auditing the adherence to monthly and annual cycle count procedures and assisting with the annual physical inventory, and leading the plant GIP team. Fixed asset control and reconciliation, including assistance with fixed asset physical inventory counts every two years
  • Prepares economic cost studies for projects concerning new or existing products, manufacturing processes, equipment, or facilities
  • Responsible for the cost book for major plant projects ensuring appropriate policies associated with capital and expense are adhered to and is in compliance with U.S. GAAP
  • Supports a Lean culture by participating in Gemba walks, Kaizen events, and value stream mapping sessions
  • Assists with the annual review and audit of internal control procedures to sustain SOX compliance and to manage and minimize financial risk at the facility
  • Assists with developing the annual plant budget including creating standards and updating the standards and period expense budgets in SAP
  • Supports the plant in generating and quantifying cost savings opportunities and supports the plant management team with the implementation of cost reduction initiatives
  • Completes manufacturing operations financial analysis, including ad hoc studies for Senior Management & evaluation of requests for capital expenditures & Lean cost reduction projects

 

Requirements that will make you successful:

  • BS / BA in Finance or Accounting
  • 1+ years of experience in an accounting/finance role
  • Demonstrated ability to link and analyze plant operational metrics to financial performance
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills including the ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with all levels of plant and corporate personnel
  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail & capable of delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent & professional manner
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills

 

Desired Experience”

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience using SAP
  • Costing experience

 

 

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.

 

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match

 

About the Location (Marietta, PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta has over 300 employees and is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Sitting on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River, it is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area 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

 

 

 


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