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Supervisor - Finance Reporting

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation offered: Yes
Employment status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%
Non-compete: No

Salary: $120,500 to $180,250 (based on skills and years of relevant experience)

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe.
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results.


    As a Sr Manager, External Reporting, you will report to the Vice President & Controller and be solely responsible for managing the preparation of our SEC filings, including the 10-K, and 10-Qs as well as oversight of all company-wide accounting policies, including researching and concluding on technical accounting items.

    What you'll be doing:
    • Lead the process for the Quarterly and Annual Reports on Form 10-Q/K; file Form 8K documents as necessary; owns the relationship with outside service providers to oversee filing of SEC documents; serves on the company Disclosure Committee
    • Communicate US GAAP developments to senior management and other impacted personnel
    • Record accounting entries related to annual cash incentive and share-based incentive plans; develops associated budgets and forecasts; owns relationship with third party record keeper
    • Review accounting performed by Technical Accounting Analyst, including, deferred compensation plan, derivative and lease accounting
    • Review annual goodwill and intangible asset impairment tests
    • Serve as main accounting liaison with outside actuary for defined benefit pension, post-retirement plan and post-employment plans; reviews necessary accounting entries and develops associated budgets and forecasts
    • Assist the Business Development Finance Team to ensure proper purchase accounting for newly acquired entities
    • Lead efforts to implement disclosure policies and procedures related to the Company's sustainability program
    • Serve as a key contact for external auditors
    • Oversee annual employee benefit plan audits, including preparation of annual financial statements
    • Maintain comprehensive worldwide accounting policy database and publishes technical accounting memorandums, as needed, including annual revenue recognition review
      Requirements that will make you successful:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
      • CPA
      • 6+ years of experience working in a public accounting firm and with SEC filing and reporting.
      • Experience with acquisition and divestiture accounting
      • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP and SEC regulations, combined with the ability to research and propose company positions on complex accounting issues
      • Ability to succeed in a demanding environment and manage well through tight deadlines
      • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials
      • Strong interpersonal skills to interact comfortably & respectfully with all personnel levels
        Desired Qualifications:
        • Master's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field
        • Knowledge of SAP general ledger and OneStream software
          Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

          Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.

          At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

          For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

          We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

          Our Sustainability Ambition

          "Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
          We are committed to:
          • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
          • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
          • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
          • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
          • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.
            About the location (Lancaster PA)

            Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

            Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce. As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

            Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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