Staff Accountant
Cleveland, OH 
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Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

At Applied, we are proud of our rich heritage built on a strong foundation of quality brands, comprehensive solutions, dedicated customer service, sound ethics and a commitment to our Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Customer Focus, Commitment to Excellence, Accountability, Innovation, Continuous Improvement & Teamwork.

As a Staff Accountant, you will play a vital role in supporting Applied's monthly consolidation process and ensuring timely and accurate reporting. You will have the opportunity to have a positive impact by providing assistance with the month-end, quarter-end & year-end closes, maintaining financial records and assisting in financial analysis on a monthly basis.

Your Day-To-Day Responsibilities

  • Prepare adjusting and month-end journal entries.
  • Prepare G/L and bank account reconciliations and resolve variances.
  • Communicate with other departments and locations on account reconciliation details.
  • Perform variance analysis as part of the monthly close process.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Maintain procedures to ensure that transactions are executed in accordance with general or specific authorization.
  • Maintain accurate, complete, and timely records of business transactions.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Ad-hoc analysis, reporting, and projects.

Staff Accountant Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2 to 4 years of experience preferred but not required
  • Internship in accounting and/or finance is preferred
  • Strong analytical skillset
  • Ability to work independently and be able to prioritize workload
  • High degree of attention to details
  • Ability to multitask (especially during the three-day month end close)
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Ownership and pride in your work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel & Word)
  • SAP & BPC experience is a plus but not required.
  • BlackLine experience is a plus but not required.

Why Join Us?

  • Hybrid Work Model (60% in the Office and 40% Remote).
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package (including 401K match and annual bonus).
  • Mentoring from more tenured staff.
  • Ability to work with multiple departments at Corporate Headquarters along with field operations and subsidiaries.
  • On-site fitness center and cafeteria.


Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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