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Manager, Internal Financial Reporting

Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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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.

PURPOSE:  Responsible for the review / supervision of the consolidation and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements that meet the reporting requirements of executive management, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and Company shareholders. On a routine basis, interact with various internal and external customers across the globe to provide accurate reporting of financial results, as well as other finance related deliverable 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 / or the Director of Financial Reporting.



  • Review and supervise the consolidation and preparation of actual, forecast and budgeted financial statements, as well as analyze results;
  • Prepare and oversee monthly and quarterly financial reporting presentations and deliverables for Executive Management and the Board of Directors;
  • Manage the consolidation application (HFM), including all changes to consolidation structure and other reporting requirements;
  • Oversee the annual budget and monthly forecast process and provide instruction and guidance to all global entities;
  • Perform research of accounting topics and transactions, as needed. Present research findings to the Director of Financial Reporting, as well as various levels of senior management;
  • Perform quality reviews of SEC filings (10-K, 10-Q, 11-K, proxy) and earnings releases and assist in preparation as needed;
  • Work with internal and external auditors to facilitate annual audits / quarterly reviews;
  • 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.



  • Bachelors degree with a major in Accounting required, Masters or MBA a plus;
  • Minimum 5 years progressive accounting experience required, public accounting experience a plus and CPA strongly preferred;
  • Must possess strong knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and consolidation accounting, SEC reporting experience a plus;
  • 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;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and Power Point) 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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 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) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Welding, Technology, Manufacturing

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