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Senior Accountant

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Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals. 


 Accounting professional that under limited supervision, supports the Industrial Products group  with all aspects of financial reporting, forecasting, and analysis.  The position will be responsible for the more complex areas of accounting that require technical expertise and the application of sound judgement, often in support of strategic business initiatives.  In addition, the position will play a lead role in facilitating cross-functional continuous improvement and transformation initiatives within the back-office environment.  

  • Assists in day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports.
    Support plant level analysis projects to increase visibility to operational and cost performance
  • Prepares journal entries.
  • Reconciles, balances and closes general ledger accounts.
  • Audits contract terms, orders, and vouchers.
  • Assists in gathering and reviewing budget/forecast data and information.
  • Assists in gathering and reviewing asset data and information.
  • Assists with operational and financial audits (Sarbanes Oxley).
  • Researches and corrects accounting discrepancies
  • Prepares basic internal and external management/financial reports.
  • Assists in documenting simple to moderate financial planning, modeling and analysis projects. 
  • Assists with preparing or reviewing simple Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and post CAR completion reviews.
  • Assists with preparing and consolidating a wide range of operating and financial projections for the development of both short-term and long-term business plans.
  • Performs plant visits to review and discuss financial statements, profit sharing, SOX compliance, capital projects and general operations support, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
Desired Experience
  • Strong technology/software skills - accounting packages, documents and spreadsheet. Prefer JD Edwards Experience
  • Certified Public Accountant prefered 
  • 2-5 Years of accounting/finance work experience
  • Strong  understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Intermediate understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Standards (SOX)
Bachelors in Accounting or Finance

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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