Accounting Support Analyst - Finance
Company: Armstrong World Industries
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania - Hybrid
Relocation offered: No
Employment status: Full-Time
The estimated base salary range for this role is "$55,950 to
$83,930" per year.
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise,
experience, and other relevant factors
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
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.
Reporting to the Manager, Architectural Specialties FP&A, the
Accounting Analyst - Architectural Specialties, is responsible for
partnering with the FP&A Manager to help drive consistency in
analytics across the Architectural Specialties (AS) business.
The person in this role will be able to build relationships across
all functions of the AS business to identify, address and deliver
key analytical needs in a concise and efficient manner. This person
will need to be resourceful and a self-starter with a mindset for
continuous improvement and customer service. This person will also
be flexible and adaptable during changing business conditions. The
incumbent must exhibit strong follow-through capability to take
ownership of projects and issues and seeing them through to
completion. The role is structured as a developmental opportunity
to provide the successful candidate with business partnership
experience, an enhanced analytical skillset, and the ability to
develop and execute complex projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited
to the following:
- Prepares and distributes actionable reporting and analysis to
support the business's understanding of results to better deliver
on financial goals.
- Assists AS Finance in partnering with business leaders to
aggregate data and variance analysis for order intake, order
backlog, sales performance
- Prepares and distributes comprehensive analytical and reporting
package for use by senior and executive leadership complete with
analysis related to order intake, order backlog, sales performance,
manufacturing performance and SG&A spending.
- Orchestrates the planning, inputs and deliverables across the
base business and subsidiary network for our quarterly estimate
process and annual budgeting process.
- Performs financial accounting closing by creating, posting, and
monitoring journal entries and accruals covering specific general
ledger and manufacturing accounting functions
- Develops improved processes for consolidating full-contribution
- Leverages digital technology to recommend, develop and
implement changes to continually improve processes, drive
standardization, and reduce non-value-added work.
- Provide support with M&A integration activities including
by not limited to measurement of financial performance relative to
business cases, mapping trial balances to reporting consolidation
systems, identifyinthe g gaps in internal control structure,
establishing new accounting processes.
- Review subsidiary results for issues, abnormalities, and errors
during monthly consolidation of results
- Creates PowerPoint slides for Director, AS Finance to be
presented to the AS leadership team and/or AWI executive team.
- Performs quarterly revenue recognition process
- Works with NPD/Marketing/Plants to develop CIAs
- Assists with misc. tasks at plants as capacity allows (fixed
asset inventory, physical inventory, etc.)
- Provide SOX compliance and internal/external audit support as
To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
candidates with disabilities to perform the essential
- Ability to exercise free judgment to ascertain the
reasonableness and accuracy of information.
- Expertise in SAP/ BW/OneStream environment.
- Advanced capability in MS Office Suite - particularly MS Excel
and MS PowerPoint.
- Ability to work cross-functionally with other groups within the
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational
- Capable of working singly and managing multiple priorities;
must be a self-starter and take the initiative in completing
projects and assignments.
- Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to
share knowledge at appropriate levels of the organization.
- Customer focused with strong attention to detail and capable of
delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent, and
- Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact
comfortably and respectfully with all levels of personnel.
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
- Five plus years of financial reporting and/or public accounting
- Experience with SAP, OneStream, and Business Warehouse
- CPA or MBA a plus
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;
- 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
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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