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PPG Industries

Accounting Analyst - IT

PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA

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PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged. Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 

Main Activities/Duties/Responsibilities


Coordinate the IT billing process across PPG’s global businesses. Develop an understanding of the technical specifications of the PPG billing system. Maintain accurate records for the billing module. Provide financial support, daily transactions, and monthly closing support for the Global IT organization. Support annual functional plan for budgeting and capital programs.

IT Billing

Serve as primary contact with system supplier in regards to incident tracking, performance, and technical configurations

Coordinate the billing process with IT PMO & Shared Functions to ensure Regions/SBUs are appropriately charged by user levels

Perform maintenance to user billing tables, cost code distributions, and other settlements to reduce/eliminate billing discrepancies

Provide support to PPG users of the billing application to accurately record transactions

Ensure process maintains compliance to support both internal and external audits

Provide monthly reports for Global-IT Mgmt and to SBU’s

Daily Support/Monthly Closing

Review and process monthly journal entries for prepaid expenses, intercompany transfers, and manual adjustments

Prepare executive summary to highlight key financial drivers and variance explanations to budget and/or forecast

Identify and implement alternative approaches to streamline financial process

Reconcile IT accounts and resolve out-of-balance conditions

Provide guidance on procedures and ad-hoc analysis for IT personnel

Annual Budgeting

Prepare annual budgets and calculate billing rates

Consolidate IT capital programs and annual capital spend

Provide guidance on procedures and requirements to capital sponsors and review ACT’s are accurate and complete

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related

At least 1 year of accounting experience with an understanding of financial accounting principles and internal controls

Functional and Technical Skills

Oracle G/L and Oracle-BI Application

Advanced Microsoft Excel and Power Point

Ability to summarize detailed information


PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check. PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:

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Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Company Profile:
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).