Alcoa Corporation is seeking an experienced full time Senior Accountant to join the Corporate Controllership team based at the Alcoa Corporate Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The ideal candidate is an energetic, system-savvy accountant ready to take on responsibility for corporate financial accounting and reporting of Alcoa's global business results. This position works within a world-class finance organization contributing to the consolidation of the Company's financial results, accurate and transparent internal and external financial reporting, and the resolution of various technical accounting matters.
The position reports directly to the Senior Manager of External Reporting with indirect reporting to the Manager of Corporate Consolidation and Financial Systems for certain monthly closing and consolidation assignments.
Major activities of this position include:
Prepare consolidated financial statements, supporting schedules, and disclosures for internal and external reporting purposes
Develop the consolidated statement of cash flows, along with supporting documentation and explanations of activity and identified variances
Assist in the preparation of external financial reports, including Forms 10-K and 10-Q SEC filings
Track new accounting guidance issued by the FASB and SEC and assist in the implementation of any resulting new accounting and disclosure requirements, as well as draft comment letters and update internal company policies
Contribute to ongoing compliance initiatives related to the Company's internal control structure and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Collaborate with various levels of business and corporate financial personnel on accounting and disclosure matters
Utilize the consolidation system, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
Design, implement, and test HFM system modifications that result from changes in accounting policy
Record consolidation journals during the monthly closing process
Provide solutions to accounting and financial questions from business unit or operating location personnel by researching, analyzing and interpreting data
Participate in the activities related to the quarterly reviews and the annual audit performed by external auditors
Update job knowledge by staying up-to-date on new accounting pronouncements; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Perform ad hoc analyses and special projects as requested by supervisor
Bachelors degree in Accounting
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
3 years of accounting and reporting experience, including 1-2 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting
Effective writing and communication skills
Ability to work under stringent deadlines
CPA certification (or working toward completion)
4+ years of related work experience, including 2+ years in Big 4 public accounting
Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and SEC regulations
Manufacturing experience with a concentration in the metals and/or mining industry
Working knowledge of Oracle or equivalent ERP system
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Internal Number: REF1436W
About Alcoa Corp.
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.
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