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Worthington Industries, Inc.

Senior Accountant

Worthington Industries, Inc. - Columbus, OH


Intermediate level accounting professional that under limited supervision, supports and guides corporate functional departments with all aspects of financial reporting, forecasting, and analysis. The position will be responsible for the more complex areas of accounting that require technical expertise and the application of sound judgement, often in support of strategic business initiatives. In addition, the position will play a lead role in facilitating cross-functional continuous improvement and transformation initiatives within the back-office environment. This position will work closely with departmental interns and accountants, occasionally in a supervisory capacity.


Bachelors in Accounting or Finance


Assists in day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports.

Prepares journal entries.

Reconciles, balances and closes general ledger accounts.

Audits contract terms, orders, and vouchers.

Prepares reports to substantiate transactions prior to settlement.

Assists in gathering and reviewing budget/forecast data and information.

Assists in gathering and reviewing asset data and information.

Monitors inventory progression and levels.

Assists with operational and financial audits (Sarbanes Oxley).

Researches and corrects accounting discrepancies, analyzes invoicing, accounts payable and credit and collections, bank statements.

Prepares basic internal and external management/financial reports.

Prepares written summaries of statistical summaries on findings for more senior accountant review.

Provides tax data and information to tax department.

Assists with classifying expenses as direct and indirect costs.

Assists in documenting simple to moderate financial planning, modeling and analysis projects.

Assists with preparing or reviewing simple Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and post CAR completion reviews.

Assists with preparing and consolidating a wide range of operating and financial projections for the development of both short-term and long-term business plans.

Performs plant visits to review and discuss financial statements, profit sharing, SOX compliance, capital projects and general operations support.

Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

Strong technology/software skills - accounting packages, documents and spreadsheet. Prefer Oracle Financial, JD Edwards, Hyperion experience

Certified Public Accountant prefered

3-5 Years of accounting/finance work experience

Strong understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Intermediate understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Standards (SOX)

Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

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Worthington Industries, Inc.


Senior Accountant Worthington Industries, Inc. - Columbus, OH, United States


Location: Columbus, OH

Company Profile:
In 1955, a young steel salesman named John H. McConnell saw an opportunity for custom processed steel. He purchased his first load of steel by borrowing $600 against his 1952 Oldsmobile and founded Worthington Industries. First year earnings were $11,000 generated from sales of $342,000. From these modest beginnings, McConnell started a company known for its innovative products and services as well as its unique employee relationships.