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Accountant

locationHouston, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Accounting
Full Time


Essential Functions:

The accountant will analyze operational manufacturing metrics, along with internal audit/compliance metrics. This position works closely with operations and senior management to understand and analyze cost metrics, profit margins, production, compliance, and inventory accuracy.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Compiling monthly project cost reports and help analyze / explain financial results to program management
  • Plans and collects data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor.
  • Analyzes data obtained and records results.
  • Records cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
  • Analyzes audits of costs and prepares reports.
  • Compiles cost information to be used in operating budget preparation.
  • Provides management with timely reports.
  • Develops accounting reports and maximizes use of SAP reports.
  • Assisting with yearly physical inventory
  • Enter monthly journal entries / assist with monthly closing process / monthly reporting.
  • Perform Internal Audit and Compliance preparation as needed.
  • Other duties not listed above assigned by the manager or controller.
  • Perform the monthly closing activities. 
  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities to operations management
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers.
  • Participate in profitability analysis regarding quoting and costing.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BS in accounting or finance from an accredited university
  • 3 to 5 years of experience preferably using an ERP system in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex information
  • Experience with a deadline driven public company 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written
  • Ability to interface with people at all levels of the organization 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel 
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)


About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com