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All About ArconicArconic is currently in search of an Accounting Specialist to join our Global Rolled Products Operations business unit in Lancaster, PA.  Arconic Corporation (NYSE: ARNC), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate, and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the ground transportation, aerospace, industrial, packaging and building and construction markets. In 2020, the businesses of Arconic Corporation reported annual revenue of $5.7 billion. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we make products that meet quality, efficiency, and delivery objectives to achieve customer success and shareholder value.

 

Arconic Lancaster has been a leader in the aluminum manufacturing industry and a strong community partner for over 75 years.  At our 1.3 million square-foot plant, we produce a variety of products--from painted aluminum sheet to blanked aluminum products. What we produce here is found in a wide assortment of end products, such as truck cabs, cookware, and construction materials. We also produce brazing sheet used by auto manufacturers to make evaporator and condenser components.  Over 400 customers use our product for a variety of consumer goods.

 

The Accounting Specialist will process, reconcile and record transactions and inventory receipts in a timely and appropriate manner that meets audit compliance and insures correct pricing and variances. They will prepare, process and/or audit appropriate provisional price adjustments. They will participate in and complete monthly closing process, prepare and execute journal vouchers, meeting closing and reporting schedule and ensuring adequate internal controls are present. The Accounting specialist will reconcile certain General Ledger accounts and respond to requests from internal and external users for information. They will participate in the department back-up program and respond to requests from departmental management on departmental matters and participate in special projects.

 

Safety is our number one value.  We will provide you with all the PPE and training you need to perform your job as safely.

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

LEADERSHIP PERFORMANCE:

 

  • Uphold the Lancaster Operations “PEOPLE VALUE AND POLICY ON DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE”
  • Ensure safety, environmental, and quality procedures are followed at all times.
  • Observe and report to the Cost Accounting Supervisor any concerns and/or problems associated with the accomplishment of Plant objectives.

 

PRODUCTION SYSTEMS:

 

  • Process all Metal and paint receipts in the Oracle AP/Purchasing system.
  • Properly account for the receipt of incoming goods.
  • Maintain raw material purchased records as required per record retention policy.
  • Check and organize raw material data and prepare respective General Ledges journal entries on a weekly basis to record transactions at standard and appropriately record variances and AP amounts.
  • Establish, record and reconcile In-Transit raw material inventory in compliance with Arconic procedures and policies.
  • Code all transactions from AS400 for internal raw material purchases. Reconcile amounts billed through AS400 to Oracle AP/Purchasing and Acronic’s billing system. Investigate and resolve any issues and record necessary appropriate adjustments or corrections.
  • Verify all final pricing on both internal and external raw material purchase orders (POs) that were set up as provisionally priced POs and reconcile to Oracle AP/Purchasing, AS400 and Arconic’s billing systems. Execute and record any appropriate true ups required ensuring that all final AP amounts are correct and proper.
  • Perform variance analysis as it relates to raw material, paint and other AP variances generated by Oracle AP/Purchasing including MRO as required and appropriate.
  • Compare invoices with shipment logs, refer to others to identify calculation errors and ask questions.
  • Update product inventory as products received and added to inventory.
  • Compare Receipt to company open purchases orders and ensure products match each delivery.
  • Coordinate and process freight bills that require special handling with Shared Services. Release and coordinate daily BL file for freight processing to Shared Services as well as resolve any related problems.
  • As required, get involved with employees of Shared Services to resolve problems and support raw material purchases and in-bound and out-bound freight issues.
  • Provide support to the general accounting area including accounting management, perform analysis, prepare reports as requested or assigned.
  • Assist in completion of ASAT’s (Audit Self-Assessment Tool) assigned to department and assist in remediating any findings as a result of the ASAT process.
  • With an ongoing working knowledge of procedures and policies in the ASAT related areas of responsibility as well as areas assigned, write procedures and establish controls required to remain audit compliant as a result of ASAT process. 

 

TEAM DEVELOPMENT:

 

  • Gain proficiency in Team meeting roles and support the Team Charter.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Communicate information to team members and with others (on team, across shifts, and across departments) as needed for successful completion of work.
  • Participate in, accept and support consensus decisions of the team.
  • Engage with team members to resolve team member conflicts as directed by the team’s conflict resolution model.

 

RISK MANAGEMENT:

 

  • Report any problems, start up issues or abnormal conditions to department management.
  • Actively participate in Human Performance activities to identify High Risk Tasks.

 

OTHER NECESSARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Follows all policies, procedures, and EHS requirements.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.
  • Apply all ABS and HP tools in daily tasks.
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 3 years of professional working experience
  • 1 year experience using a 10-key
  • 1 year experience with Microsoft office applications (Excel)
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with AS400 and Oracle preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and time management in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Self-motivated team player with a positive attitude
  • Ability to get along with others, be punctual, and complete tasks on-time

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Ability to meet physical requirements and withstand working conditions described by the Department.

TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, SYSTEMS, MATERIALS USED, PROCESSED AND HANDLED:

  • Microsoft office applications
  • AS400
  • Oracle AP/Purchasing
  • Inventory and Ledger systems

 

Arconic’s Benefits Package includes:

  • Strong base salary with variable quarterly bonus program
  • Generous Health Benefits beginning day 1! (medical, life, dental and vision plans available)
  • 401(k) Match Program (up to 6% company match) PLUS a company Retirement contribution (3% of base salary)
  • Competitive annual vacation accrual PLUS 9 annual paid holidays and 2 personal holidays
  • Paid Family Leave

In addition to the above benefits, Arconic offers:

  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests
  • A collaborative teams-oriented environment where employees are empowered to make an impact to the results of the business     
  • The ability to interact with other employees through one of our 6 Employee Resource Groups that give back to our community and plan events for other employees within the plant
  • Employee recognition programs including service awards and additional opportunities for incentive pay

 

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About Lancaster, PA:   A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is situated for easy access to major cities such as Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a notable entertainment community with rich historic sites, museums, many different shopping centers, entertainment venues, and restaurants.

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