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Accountant, Americas

2010 Ferro Corporation U.S.
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
  • Job Code
    REQ192656
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Our values center on customer focus, accountability, innovative thinking, and collaboration.  These values are core to the way we operate around the world, and we believe they fuel our success.

Were always looking for new associates to join our team of innovative thinkers, committed to delivering performance and helping us achieve our vision.

Job Description 

This individual is responsible for cost and general accounting for assigned plants in the Americas Region. Ensures compliance with US GAAP for with all transactions recorded and balances reconciled and that SOX 404 controls related to all accounting for all sites are operating properly and effectively.

Summary/General Job Description/Mission:  This individual is responsible for cost and general accounting for assigned plants in the Americas Region.   Ensures compliance with US GAAP for with all transactions recorded and balances reconciled and that SOX 404 controls related to all accounting for all sites are operating properly and effectively.

Responsibilities Related to the Job: 

  • Performance of all cost accounting functions for assigned Americas plants including annual standard labor & overhead rate review and revaluation, product cost rolls, inventory revaluations; handling, slow-moving, FIFO and LCM reserve calculations (50-60%)
  • Management of all general accounting functions for assigned Americas plants including all monthly/ quarterly journal entries to properly record transactions or state ending general ledger account balances (50-60%)
  • Preparation of the preparation of monthly/ quarterly reconciliations for all designated plants general ledger accounts (20-30%). 
  • Coordination with Product Line/ MBU Financial Planning & Analysis for the monthly review with Plant Management of Plant Cost Center actual vs. plan expenditures reports and other product gross margin analyses (15-30%).
  • Provide monthly analysis of plant results and work with the operations team to explain manufacturing variances and overall plant results.  (10-25%)

    Miscellaneous 10 20%

  • Perform various project work as designated by Regional Controller.
  • Special Projects as required.

Social Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain compliance with Ferros Code of Business Conduct, policies and procedures, management systems, and all applicable Environmental, Health, Safety other regulations
  • Act according to the Ferros Values & Behaviors

Required Qualifications and Knowledge: 

  • Minimum of 3 7 years of experience in, General ledger and cost accounting.  Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required.  MBA is preferred.  SAP or similar ERP systems experience required. 
  • A clear thinker with proven technical skills in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and work with all levels of management and employees.
  • Ethical and credible, with ability to develop and maintain effective control mechanisms.
  • Flexible approach and self-motivated with strong team spirit.

Travel Requirements:  Willing to travel as needed (10%) primarily in the USA to various company locations.

Leadership Interactions:

              

             Corporate Controller                                        Regional Controller - Americas

             Manager Operational Accounting                 Manager Corporate Accounting

             Controller Precious Metals                             Americas/Corporate FP&A

             Director/ Manager Taxation                           Internal / External Auditors

             Plant Managers/ Purchasing                         Corporate Treasury

             Plant Controllers/ Accountants                     Manager Procurement

Physical Demands:  General office environment and operation of computer and office equipment, e.g. fax, copier, scanner.

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Disclaimer:   This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the incumbent.  Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Location

US - Mayfield Heights, OH

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