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Manager, Financial Transactions and Policy

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 11/08/2018 Job Number: 3107

We are looking for a Manager of Financial Transactions and Policy. The position reports to the Senior Manager of the group, alongside 3 three peers who each focus on separate functions. The candidate will be required to analyze and evaluate accounting policies and transactions; analyze, test and report financial data; and participate in the preparation of financial and management reports for use by senior level management.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Financial Accounting (FA) department is responsible for assisting the Business Units (Global Rolled Products, Engineered Products & Solutions, and Transportation & Construction Services) and Resource Units (Business Development, Treasury, Tax, Legal, etc.) with addressing complex accounting issues and developing accounting policies for the company
  • The FA department performs financial analysis and represents the companies financial and accounting interests associated with acquisitions and divestitures
  • This position is accountable for complex accounting, reporting, analysis and audit activities to ensure the accurate and timely reporting of companies financial results for both internal and external purposes
  • Evaluating, documenting and concluding on complex accounting issues and financial transactions identified/ proposed by Resource Unit, Business Unit and operating location personnel
  • Developing and implementing procedures for new accounting pronouncements and developing global accounting and reporting standards
  • Providing oversight and making revisions to the companies accounting policy manual
  • Analyzing monthly financial results of legal entities and summarizing findings for review by executive management
  • Assisting with the preparation and review of SEC financial filings and quarterly earnings materials
  • Managing ongoing relationships with personnel within an assigned Business Unit customer base and within the various Resource Units
  • Assisting Business Unit and Resource Unit personnel in evaluating potential acquisition and divestiture targets
  • This will include performing the financial due diligence and providing guidance in developing assumptions, values and forecasts used in business valuations and will also include representing the companies financial and accounting interests by providing input on deal structures, terms, and legal commitments

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration/Management from an accredited university
  • CPA certification
  • Minimum of 7 years' financial accounting work experience
  • Master's degree in Accounting or Business Administration from an accredited institution
  • Knowledge of due diligence objectives and procedures; experience working on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Work experience in a national public accounting firm
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SEC reporting requirements, as well as introductory knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards

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