• Accountant-I

    Relocation Available
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.


    Our Finance department is seeking to add a talented Staff Accountant to join the North America Accounting team at our Corporate office in Beachwood, Ohio. This individual will be responsible for completion and review of Corporate monthly closing entries and reconciliations ensuring they are completed in a timely manner and in compliance with Aleris internal control requirements.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts monthly.
    • Prepare and post journal entries.
    • Perform various expense allocations to all US based plants. 
    • Prepare and issue intercompany invoices for corporate charges.  
    • Assist with quarterly and yearly audit requests both internal and external audit.
    • Participate in quarterly corporate balance sheet reviews.
    • Assist US plant controllers with various allocations at month-end. 
    • Develop monthly closing process documentation and checklists to facilitate close process.

    Perform other duties as required.

    Required Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    •  1 - 2 years business experience (internships & Co-Ops included) 
    • Working knowledge of Excel.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CPA considered a plus
    • Oracle experience considered a plus.
    • Hyperion experience considered a plus.


    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely aligned with requirements of the positions.


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