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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 10,000 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated nearly $2.4 billion in revenues in fiscal 2019. Learn more at www.kennametal.com. Follow @Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.




Manager External Reporting

Pittsburgh, PA  or  Latrobe, PA 



Description of duties and responsibilities:

The Manager External Reporting is responsible for the accurate, complete, compliant and timely preparation and issuance of external financial reports filed with the SEC including Form 10-Q/K and periodic reports (8-K) and related XBRL filings in accordance with US GAAP and SEC regulation.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares and presents, as requested, materials to support the effective functioning of the Disclosure Review Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors


  • Directs or participates in the preparation and review of other SEC filings, e.g., proxy statement, registration statements, etc.


  • Coordinates with external auditors on external financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with the company’s decisions on accounting and disclosure matters.


  • Prepares the financial press release and directs or prepares non-GAAP reconciliations


  • Reviews all publicly furnished financial information included earnings scripts, slide presentations, the glossy section of the annual report, and non-financial press releases to ensure compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulation.


  • Balancing the needs of the business and local statutory reporting requirements of foreign subsidiaries, leads the timely application and implementation of U.S. GAAP, SEC regulations and related corporate-wide accounting policies, practices, records and processes to assure compliance on a global basis. 


  • Reviews and assesses emerging accounting to determine their applicability to the company.


  • Maintains the library of corporate accounting policies.


  • Provides technical accounting advice and directs the global application of US GAAP on significant restructuring initiatives, acquisitions, divestitures or other complex matters.


  • Leads the process on ensure the effectiveness of the company’s SOX management assessment


Special knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Ability to execute in a multi-national environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage project teams to achieve deadlines and objectives
  • Desire and potential for further leadership roles in the organization beyond financial reporting


Education and experience required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • CPA with a minimum of four years of experience with a Big 4 accounting firm with exposure to SEC and financial reporting


Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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