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Manager of Accounting Policy and Control

Date: Sep 19, 2017

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 technical accounting research related to transactions and new accounting and reporting requirements. Direct efforts to implement new processes and procedures related to new or updated accounting guidance or disclosure requirements, including the new Revenue Recognition and Leasing Standards. Administer the Corporate Policies and Procedures database for a global network of entities, manage proposed changes to policies and proactively design and implement solutions to address accounting guidance and mitigate control deficiencies.  Perform quality reviews of SEC filings and assist in various strategic or business issues that arise on an ad hoc basis as directed by the Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller and/or Director of Financial Reporting. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES):

  • Serve as technical expert for accounting related issues affecting the business;
  • Present research findings to various levels of senior management;
  • Lead assessment, implementation and compliance with new and proposed accounting and reporting standards;
  • Work with internal and external auditors on accounting policy adoptions;
  • Perform quality reviews of SEC filings and provide guidance on technical accounting topics and peer company filing reviews;
  • Oversee the financial review and tie out of the annual proxy disclosure;  
  • Assist in a variety of special projects focused on strategic and/or business issues that arise, including business combination accounting and integration and other valuation issues;
  • Interact with upper level management and collaborate with subsidiary units across the globe and corporate personnel.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree with a major in Accounting, Maseters or MBA a plus
  • Minimum 5 years public accounting experience with a CPA a plus
  • Must possess strong knowledge and understanding of US GAAP.  SEC reporting and consolidation accounting 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 HFM, SAP and Microsoft Office Products – Excel and Power Point 

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) 

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