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Senior Accountant/Internal Auditor

Date: Feb 25, 2020


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: 18600 


Title:                           Senior Accountant/Internal Auditor


Company:                   The Lincoln Electric Company


Location:                    22801 St. Clair Avenue

                                    Cleveland, OH 44117


The Lincoln Electric Company in Cleveland, OH seeks a Senior Accountant/Internal Auditor to perform following job duties: Provide assistance and occasional leadership of both Corporate and Subsidiary Sarbanes Oxley Audit engagement which includes planning, development, and execution of audit programs for key accounting processes. Assist in Operational Audits of subsidiaries for continued improvements. Complete interim and year end testing procedures in order to attest to the accuracy of the consolidated financial statements in partnership with external auditors. Work with and indirectly supervise 3 to 4 team members on a project basis. Develop programs and systems to ensure timely and technical compliance with all appropriate accounting standards and reporting regulations. Assist in various special projects throughout the year. Perform forensic investigation and interview related to accounting irregularities and ethics violations. Perform operational audits.  Use SAP e.g. SAP transactions, T-Codes and SAP Business Warehouse including the build and design of reports; segregation of duties requirements in SAP GRC and data mining and analysis. Travel nationally and internationally 30 to 40% of the year.


Must have: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and five years of relevant experience including working with internal or external audit teams and coordinating compliance with accounting standards and regulations including SOX or FCPA. Must have two years of experience in a manufacturing environment including supervising Accounting and Internal Audit positions; forensic investigation and interviewing related to accounting irregularities and ethics violations; operational audits; SAP e.g., SAP transactions, T-Codes and SAP Business Warehouse including the build and design of reports; segregation of duties requirements in SAP GRC; and data mining and analysis. Must be willing to travel nationally and internationally 30% to 40% of the time, including some weekend travel.


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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

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