Manager, External Financial Reporting

Date: Apr 29, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 21469 


PURPOSE: Responsible for the review and supervision of the consolidation and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements that meet the reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), executive management and Company shareholders. Accountable for accurate preparation and the timely filing of all SEC documents (10-K, 10-Q, 11-K, proxy) and earnings releases. On a routine basis, interact with various internal and external customers across the globe to provide accurate reporting of financial results, technical accounting research and other finance related deliverables and analysis. Assist in various strategic or business issues and transactions that arise on an ad hoc basis as directed by the CEO, CFO, Finance Executive Management, Corporate Controller and the Director of Financial Reporting.



  • Review and supervision of documentation necessary to complete SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 11-K, proxy, earnings releases), including the XBRL detail tagging process as applicable;
  • Review, supervision and analysis of the actual, forecast and budgeted financial statements, including cash flows, stock compensation, EPS, impairment and acquisition accounting;
  • Prepare and oversee monthly and quarterly financial reporting presentations and deliverables for Executive Management and the Board of Directors;
  • Assist in the assessment, implementation and compliance with new and proposed accounting and reporting standards;
  • Perform research of technical accounting topics and peer company filing reviews. Present research findings to the CFO / Corporate Controller, as well as various levels of management;
  • Work with internal and external auditors to facilitate annual audits / quarterly reviews;
  • Preparation and review / supervision of the monthly accounting for the Company’s annual benefit plan financial statements;
  • Provide coaching and development to staff and manage multiple project deadlines;
  • Assist in a variety of special projects focused on strategic and / or business issues that arise;
  • Interact with senior level management and collaborate with subsidiary units across the globe and corporate personnel.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelors degree with a major in Accounting required, Masters or MBA a plus;
  • Minimum 5 years progressive accounting experience required, public accounting experience and CPA license strongly preferred;
  • Must possess strong knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting rules;
  • Must be highly motivated and possess excellent analytical and communication skills;
  • Must possess a high degree of flexibility and demonstrate the ability to perform numerous tasks and assignments concurrently;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and Power Point) is essential; SAP and HFM knowledge a plus.

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:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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