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Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Pomona, CA, US, 91768

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


This position is responsible for timely and accurate specific plants financial reports, overall business guidance, support pricing for auditing and capital request while staying in compliance with GAAP and SOX. The Controller must apply advanced level interpretations or recommendations relating to specific accounting standards while working independently to complete all assigned tasks by deadline. The ideal candidate will be able to use logic and reasoning to provide informed analyses and reports. This will require advanced organizational and communication skills while maintaining a strong attention to detail.


  • General Ledger - Responsible for activities associated with maintaining complete and accurate general ledger account balances and the resultant financial statements, reconciles sub-ledger to general account, reviews general ledger accounts, completes journal entries, and maintains the general ledger chart of accounts. Identifies ways to streamline month-end close process.
  • Research & Analysis - applying professional accounting principles, performs monthly balance sheet and income statement reviews to ensure accuracy, reasonableness, and proper accounting treatment.  Drive improvements to ensure minimal out of period accounting adjustments. Provides guidance and data around various cost categories. Participates in profit sharing meetings
  • Capital Planning and Appropriation - responsible for designing, conducting or assisting in documenting moderate planning, modeling and analysis projects; prepares or reviews moderately complex Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and post CAR completion reviews; prepares and consolidates a wide range of operating and financial projections for the development of both short-term and long-term business plans
  • Financial Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting - Provide various inputs into the forecasting process based on trends and analysis of past results and future expectations
  • Cost Accounting - Updates standard costs annually. Evaluates and improves process for determining direct and indirect costs, overhead, and material costs, analyses cost variances to better reflect accurate product costing.
  • Serve as a liaison between Internal / External Auditing - assesses internal controls, risk assessments and recommendations.
  • ProTax Accounting and Planning - provides tax data and information to tax department and answers questions related to tax data for sales, use taxes, and personal property taxesvide product costing support for commercial opportunities and new products
  • Other duties as assigned.


Desired Experience

  • Advanced understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Intermediate understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Standards (SOX)
  • Technology/Software – MS Office, accounting packages, documents and spreadsheet. Prefer Oracle Financial, JD Edwards, Hyperion experience
  • Intermediate analytical ability
  • Intermediate problem solving ability
  • Strong supervisory/leadership skills
  • 5-7 Years of accounting/finance work experience
  • Prefer Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Prefer Masters Business Administration (MBA)


Bachelors or equivalent in Accounting or Finance


Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

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.


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