Accountant in Troy, OH at ITW

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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    101 Trade Square East
    Troy, OH
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Job Description

Hobart Brothers LLC, an Illinois Tool Works Company, is a recognized leader in the manufacturing and distribution of welding consumables world-wide.  We seek talented achievers and individuals looking for potential future growth opportunities.


Basic Function: Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accountant is responsible for month-end close, general ledger account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, accounting for raw material inventory, fixed asset management, and other related accounting operations.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support the business unit through the analysis and explanation of the business unit’s monthly expenses.

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations to ensure financial statements are supported by both proper and sufficient documentation.

  • Verify new and existing part numbers are costed accurately and on a timely basis.

  • Monitor the business unit’s raw material inventory balance and reconcile to the general ledger on a monthly basis; troubleshoot discrepancies.

  • Work with materials team to manage inventories (i.e. reduce slow-moving/obsolete inventory and months on hand).

  • Coordinate the business unit’s Annual Plan and Budget process (i.e., the development and updating of the standard cost files for the Plan year, the development of departmental budgets, etc.).

  • Manage day to day accounting functions including accounts payable, reconciliations, expense approval and reporting, capital justification, and fixed assets monitoring.

  • Provide analytical support and reconcile variances in the operation’s key financial matrices.

  • Be proficient in all corporate financial policies and procedures and ensure adherence.

  • Participate and eventually lead process improvement efforts.

  • Apply 80/20 thinking and sound judgment to reduce complexity and work with team to simplify processes.  Monitor, report, and drive toolbox projects.

  • Responsible for ensuring all journal entries are completed accurately and timely to meet all month-end close due dates.

Job Requirements



  • Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

  • 3+ years of general accounting experience in manufacturing is preferred.

  • Ability to resolve issues/conflicts in a timely manner.

  • Aggressive self-starter who is able to function under minimal supervision.

  • Strong computer, oral, and written communication skills is required (Word and Excel).

  • Proven track record of leadership, strong interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, effective listening skills, and approachability.

    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, life, short and long-term disability insurance, Holiday, and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement.

    For more information on Hobart Brothers, please visit our web site at

    If this is a description of your background and expertise, please send your resume and salary requirements to:

    Apply to:              Angel Johnson – Human Resources Manager


    101 Trade Square East

    Troy, OH  45373

    FAX:                       937-332-5302


    Hobart Brothers LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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