Home > Akron/Canton jobs > Akron/Canton accounting/financial

Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018 2:24 AM

Your Career Begins at Timken
If youre ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken. Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.
Purpose of Position
This position exists to ensure the company has financial statements, which are accurate and timely, and prepared in accordance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). This position is responsible for completion and analysis of financial statements (Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet) for the US Timken legal entities. This includes completion of accounting for assigned Timken subsidiaries and divisions (units); analysis of the assigned units monthly financial results as well as completion of the accounting work necessary to analyze reconcile account balances. These account balances are then incorporated in the financial statements that are the major component of the Timken Consolidated Financial Statements which are distributed to senior management, shareholders and governmental agencies. This position is responsible for many Sarbanes Oxley compliance issues, working with both internal and external auditors regarding these subjects. The senior accounting analyst may also assist the group lead and/or manager on special projects as they arise.
Essential Responsibilities
:Prepare and analyze monthly Financial Statements (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows). These statements must be prepared in compliance with U.S. GAAP. Provide fluctuation analysis with detailed explanations for significant financial statement variances.
:Complete month:end, quarter:end, and year:end closing activities including journal entries and account reconciliations accurately, timely and in accordance with U.S. GAAP
:Assist in the preparation of footnotes and other information needed for quarterly and yearly SEC reporting.
:Assist in global consolidations review of foreign entities.
:Compliance with SOX requirements and successful audits, including assessments by both internal and external auditors.
:Completions of General Ledger account reconciliations.
Technical/Functional Skills Required
:High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
:Detail orientation and solid analytical capability
:Effective oral and written communication skills and strong organizational and time management skills
:Proficiency with SAP is preferred
Minimum Qualifications
:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics (or similar) and at least 2 years' relevant experience. Accounting experience with a global manufacturing company is preferred.
:CPA or CMA certification
:Master's degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, but not required
:No relocation is being offered for this position
All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.


• Location: Akron/Canton

• Post ID: 59923347 akroncanton is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018