Sr Accountant-II

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 Rolled Products North America division is seeking to add a talented Senior Plant Accountant to its Accounting team at the Lincolnshire, Illinois facility. The purpose of this role is to support the accounting function by conducting month-end closing reports, cost accounting and analysis, enforcement of plant internal control procedures, and various other plant reports.

Responsibilities Include

  •        Maintains a safe working environment by complying with Aleris HSE standards and policies, all state and federal regulations, and company policies and procedures. 
  •         Assist the Plant Controller with financial reporting and analysis as required.
  •         Assist plant controller in the preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budget plans.
  •         Assist to ensure proper policies and procedures are followed.
  •         Assist with audit requests and coordination with external and internal auditors.
  •         Assist in tracking and validating productivity and project savings.
  •         Work on all functions related to the plant closing processes as needed.
  •        Work with Plant Operations Management to perform analysis as necessary.

Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
    • 2-5 years of practical accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
    • Microsoft Office & ERP experience a plus
    • Ability to work varying hours depending on internal and external deadlines.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work individually and in a team environment.
    • Must have exceptional organizational and prioritization skills to meet deadlines and maintain necessary documentation.
    • Strong analytical and independent problem solving skills

 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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