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Lead Accountant

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA


Job Summary: This position will serve as the General Ledger Senior Accountant on our GBS Finance Team sitting in Moon Township, PA.  The Accountant will work with classification and recording of financial transactions, prepare reconciliations, analysis and reports. This individual will also serve on teams for special projects.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions
  • Perform account reconciliations, analysis, and post journal entries as part of the monthly closing cycle
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue and expense entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Identify areas to optimize current processes for efficiency
  • Review and analyze assigned balance sheet/income statement accounts monthly for trends
  • Assist with annual external audit and internal audit
  • Work with the plants directly to ensure completion of requested audit materials timely
  • Ensure all monthly reconciliations are completed accurately, on-time and follow the agreed upon blackline framework. 


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field
  • CPA License preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in all aspects of general ledger accounting
  • 2-3 years experience in public accounting industry preferred



Demonstrated Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of SAP (S/4) and Oracle is strongly preferred
  • Excellent Microsoft knowledge and experience (excel, word, PowerPoint, access)
  • Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies & procedures
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • May serve on or lead project teams for special projects
  • Strong vertical communicator

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. 
Please apply before: 11/21/2021   
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:  Nov 26, 2021

Moon Township, PA, US, 15108

Department:  General Accounting Services FSS North Am
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type:  Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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