Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: January 13, 2020
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina
and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast
and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built
on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating
back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made
aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since
inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our
talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and
best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability
and stronger communities wherever we operate.
* JOB TITLE: Assistant Controller
* DEPARTMENT: Finance
* POSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the accounting,
financial reporting and auditing for the facility and reports to
the Plant Controller. Interfaces with Alcoa Corporate Accounting
and Financial Shared Services to ensure accuracy and compliance
with system reporting and company policy. Acts as a resource to
line management regarding operations and financial impacts of
decisions. Perform a wide variety of regular and recurring
accounting functions of a complex nature in accordance with
generally accepted accounting standards, regulations, laws and
company policies and practices.
* NATURE AND SCOPE: This position is required to maintain and
complete various financial records and statements that comprise the
overall financial statements of the corporation. The incumbent is
responsible for various cost accounting and financial accounting
assignments. This position requires analytical, interpretive, and
evaluative problem solving skills of a moderately complex nature.
The position is also responsible for preparation of numerous
management reports concerning costs, variances, budgets, income,
cash, and costs forecasts and inventories. The position requires
effective human relation skills because of the need for extensive
data gathering from company peers and meeting with other company
contacts concerning financial reports and results.
* PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Maintains a combination of general accounting, budget, or cost
2. Analyzes and assists management in interpreting accounts and
records. Analyzes, reports, and recommends actions related to cost
control. Provides input to the monthly forecasting process.
3. Supports development of financial budgets and controllable
costs. May assist in preparing management reports such as financial
reports and summaries, production cost variance reports, capital
project reports and others in a timely manner and according to
management information requirements. Such statements and reports
are reviewed and approved by the Plant Controller.
4. Prepares financial statements and reports in a timely manner
according to corporate policies, generally accepted accounting
principles, and applicable regulations and laws. Participates in
monthly closing activities including developing and posting Journal
5. Conducts in-depth cost accounting analyses for individual owners
and identifying all costs.
6. Maintain and foster positive labor relations and communications
both within the Accounting Department and among the plant's various
7. Completes and updates ASAT requirements on an ongoing basis
including performing SOX testing for assigned Financial Business
8. Provides DI (Degrees of Implementation) savings analysis and
reporting to managers.
9. Participates as required in various audits (integrated,
partnership, sales/use tax, etc.). Perform post expenditure
10. Serves as back-up for the Plant Controller.
Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance
2-3 years accounting experience
Excellent data skills, particularly as it pertains to Microsoft
Ability to act independently, exercising independent decision
making and fulfilling responsibilities with minimal supervision
Ability to focus and prioritize to meet deadlines with high
attention to detail
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Excellent supervisory and teamwork skills with the ability to work
with others in a professional manner
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the
Oracle and Hyperion experience preferred
Cost accounting experience a plus
* ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: All your information will be kept
confidential according to EEO guidelines. The above statement
reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the
principal functions of the job identified and shall not be
construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be inherent in the job..
Keywords: Alcoa, Lake Charles , Assistant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Lake Charles, Louisiana
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!