Date: Aug 29, 2023

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 23448 


Harris Products Group (HPG), a Lincoln Electric Company, has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join our Finance team.


A few things that make this opportunity truly fantastic: 

  • You will be joining our North America Finance team, which is comprised of passionate people who demonstrate exceptional service to both internal and external customers.
  • You will get exposure to the financial and operational areas of the Harris Products Group and will be working directly with various finance and non-finance teams.
  • We offer personal development and educational opportunities and put emphasis on continued improvement, growth, and career progression.
  • We offer an attractive and competitive total compensation package.


About the role

As an Accountant, you will be responsible to carry out the responsibilities of the Finance department including month-end close, reporting results to business leaders and help perform and maintain processes that are compliant with legal, regulatory and financial reporting standards.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Month-End Close
    • Learn and prepare the required journal entries for the domestic locations, including creating the related account reconciliations
    • Assisting the Finance team with compiling data for monthly and quarterly reporting for corporate
    • Gathering data for internal and external audit functions to obtain favorable control ratings
  • Reporting
    • Working with the Finance team to create and deliver financial reports to business leaders
    • Analyzing results and providing feedback to explain business drivers which can be used to drive improvements in the business
    • Assisting the financial planning & analysis team with forecasting, budgeting and other unique requests from management  


What will you bring to the role?  

You are an active learner and strive to find improvement opportunities to create efficiencies and accuracy in the finance functions.  You thrive in solving problems and finding creative solutions. You use your skillset to provide superior value to our customers.

You’ll also bring:

  • 1-3+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), SAP experience preferred but not required
  • CPA or in process of obtaining certification preferred


You will be proud to work here

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the metal working products used in the brazing, soldering, welding, cutting, and gas distribution industries.  The Company was formed in 2006 with the merger of Harris Calorific, Inc., a manufacturer of gas welding and cutting equipment and gas regulation and distribution systems and the J.W. Harris Co., Inc. a manufacturer of brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.


Harris Products Group is proud to be part of the Lincoln Electric Company.  Lincoln Electric is a manufacturer of welding products, arc welding equipment, welding consumables, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and robotic welding systems.

Lincoln Electric is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and has a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries.


Top Tier benefits designed for you   

Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family. These include medical, dental, vision and so much more.

Paid time off from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package that encourages “you” time!

Your financial future matters to us. We will support you along your retirement savings journey with 401k matching and profit sharing.

Protecting your financial future. To ease concerns when the unexpected occurs our package includes short and long-term disability benefits, life insurance, supplemental life insurance (single/spouse/family) and more.

Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to student loan repayment, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.

A diverse and inclusive place to work  

Harris Products Group celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.   


We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business, this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.    



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Finance 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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