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Senior General Accountant

Date: Sep 1, 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: 19044 


PURPOSE: Performs General Accounting duties including preparation and submission of financial results. Provide analysis and monthly reporting for management. Ensure accuracy of data and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Interact inter-departmentally and with internal and external auditors on a routine basis.



  • Accounting close responsibilities
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Account reconciliations
  • Monthly reporting responsibilities
  • Provide support for Budget/Forecasting
  • Provide support for internal and external auditors
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Misc projects – accounting and finance
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Reports to Supervisor, General Accounting
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Public accounting experience, a plus (but not required)
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry preferred, or at least 5 years equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, procedures and practices
  • Knowledge of internal control framework, including working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; working with peers
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient in utilizing computer software, Excel and Word


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: Welding, Manufacturing