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Financial Analyst


Latrobe, PA, US, 15650

REQ ID:  31863

With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 9,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $1.9 billion in revenues in fiscal 2020. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Financial Analyst

Latrobe, PA


Role Synopsis

The Kennametal Finance team is seeking an analyst to support the Metal Cutting Segment.  Reporting to the Americas Controller for the Metal Cutting Segment, this position will play a key role in the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in accurate and timely production and review of financial statements and financial reports/analyses, enabling effective decision making within the business
  • Assist with the successful execution of the monthly close process, financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, including completing analyses to identify variances between plans and forecasts and providing recommendations for needed actions
  • Prepare and/or analyze all general ledger entries, system interfaces, and journal entries
  • Prepare standard reports and assist in more complex analysis as required, with some reporting and analyses being shared with corporate management for internal and external reporting and corporate income tax purposes
  • Assist in complex financial projects and with internal and external audits of financial records, systems, and operating procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all financial policies, closing schedules, and budget and forecast deliverables
  • Report and reconcile the accounting processes for critical and complex transaction areas – includes accounting research and implementation support.
  • Operate systems and use technology within learned field. 


Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, with an advanced degree or certification, preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Understanding of GAAP
  • Ability to perform detailed analyses with close attention to detail with quick turnaround
  • Adaptable to a fast paced working environment
  • Exceeds at time management
  • Organized and Efficient
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including a high proficiency in Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft BI and One Stream Systems a Plus

As part of our core values, Kennametal is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all people.  We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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