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We are Hydro, a global family of 34,000 people, present in a broad range of market segments for aluminium, energy, metal recycling, batteries and renewables, offering a unique wealth of knowledge and competence.

We have a proud history and are committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future by developing natural resources into innovative products and solutions. In doing so, we truly believe that our People matter the most to make the difference.

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Cost Accountant

Hydro Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries, and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standard profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.   

Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 35,000 employees in more than 140 locations.  

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter. 

Job Location: Sidney, OH


Summary: Supports Controller with general accounting, financial analysis, and payroll processing.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with monthly closing cycles to properly reflect the financial position of the plant – Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Capital Project spending, and KPI (key performance indicators) metrics
  • Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Complete payroll processing and reporting (weekly basis for hourly payroll, bi-weekly for salary)
  • Provide financial analysis support as requested by the Controller
  • Conduct cost analysis on manufactured products
  • Analyze sales margins at product and/or customer levels.
  • Maintain cost information in the SAP computer system
  • Assist with Accounts Payable invoice posting discrepancies
  • Provide assistance and input during the planning, forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Prepare reports and/or visuals for various presentations
  • Participate in physical inventories counts. Assist with analyzing results and variances.
  • Assist with annual fixed asset inventory
  • Support compliance with company ICFR (Internal Control of Financial Reporting) policies


Job Requirements:

  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required.  Previous experience working with an ERP system such as SAP EP21 is preferred.
  • The ability to type and use an adding machine is required.
  • Must be able to read and write small numbers and letters; have ability to make arithmetic calculations.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and managers in both written and verbal form.
  • Must be able to work in a manufacturing environment with indirect ties to a Corporate Office and to follow corporate directives at all times.


Education and Work Requirements:

  • Minimum of a BS Degree in Accounting or Finance. 
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles is required.  Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • One to three years of experience in general accounting, cost accounting or financial analysis


Hydro employees can enjoy several benefits including:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plans with Company Match/Contributions
  • Education Assistance
  • Bonus Plan Eligibility
  • Parental Leave

At Hydro you’re part of a bigger story. A story shaped by you.

Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing this form.

Posted on:  Feb 20, 2021

Sidney, OH, US, 45365

Department:  Finance - Sidney
Business Area:  Extruded Solutions(EXSO)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

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