Financial Accounting Analyst

Alcoa Corp. - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)4.0

Job Description

Alcoa is in search of a Financial Accounting Analyst based in Pittsburgh, PA supporting the Alumina HQ business unit. The position will report to the Alumina HQ Finance Manager the Financial Accounting Analyst position performs a wide variety of regular and recurring accounting and analytical functions of a moderately complex nature in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and standards, regulations, laws and company policies and practices. Tasks range from journal entries to reconciliations, planning, forecasting, bridging, etc.

Key Responsibilities:
Ability to accurately forecast and plan results to meet expectations of Alcoa shareholders and stakeholders
Various weekly and monthly variance analysis bridges for Alumina HQ entities
Accounting and financial analysis functions for a combination of general accounting ledger(s)
Prepare reports (internal and external)
Monitor and maintain key controls, including preparation of ASATs, account reconciliations, and audit backup
Month end location closing activities including the review of financial statements and account reconciliations with follow up and corrective action as needed
GASE analysis to identify overhead reductions and continue to streamline refining overhead allocation process
Supply data for the preparation of local, state, and Federal tax returns and statements in a timely and accurate manner according to corporate policy and governing regulations and laws. Support data requests for tax audits.
Assist in the deployment of business unit initiatives
Developing and following standard work to ensure location, business unit and Alcoa Corporate deadlines are met Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
B.S. Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Minimum 4 years experience with detailed hands on general, cost and financial accounting and financial analysis to include forecasting, variance analysis, bridges, planning, financial consolidation, and month/year end close.

Preferred Qualifications:
M.S. Degree in Accounting, Finance or MBA
Financial accounting experience in a manufacturing industry
Experience with Oracle Enterprise Business Solution, Hyperion, and Mirosoft Office

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.