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Lancaster, PA, US

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Job Description :

Job: Finance
Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Relocation Offered: No 
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: 5%


Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Financial Analyst to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for will be responsible for providing business insight and analytics to the AWI Technology groups and manufacturing supporting business objectives while adhering to statutory regulations, company policies and appropriate use of financial systems.  


Key Responsibilities of the Financial Analyst:

  • Providing financial leadership to AWI Technology groups including financial analysis of both operating expense and operations capital spending
  • Partnering with AWI Technology leadership; providing financial guidance and strategic financial planning
  • Managing business confidential information including salaries
  • Counseling global finance team on regulations regarding appropriate accounting treatment
  • Advising technical personnel on capital vs. expense decision making.  Subject Matter Expert (SME) on proper time accounting for capital projects with overall responsibility for ensuring engineering billing/time tracking accuracy and reporting
  • Developing and overseeing reporting of various expenditure types to organization to ensure effective cost control
  • Overseeing financial closings on monthly and annual basis for both department expense and Operations capital
  • Creating, defining, negotiating, and administering the global allocation process for all expenses
  • Creating contingency plans to ensure operating cash (both capital and expense) can be tolerated by changes in business climate
  • Driving policy awareness at all levels of the AWI Technology.  Audits expenditure types on a regular basis to ensure policies are followed
  • Ensuring project expenditures comply with internal accounting practices and external governmental regulations
  • Driving process improvement and standardization across the plant processes
  • Supporting a wide variety of corporate requests and assist as appropriate in the application of financial modeling in completion of requirements, including discounted cash flow analysis
  • Initiating and leading financial analysis needs of the management performing financial analysis and coordination of a variety of financial support projects for senior management


Required Qualifications for the Financial Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 5-7 years’ experience in finance or accounting roles
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Access
  • Detail oriented and able to multi-task and manage priorities


Desired Qualifications for the Financial Analyst:

  • Experience with SAP


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Lancaster, PA):

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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