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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 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.

The Sr. Analysis of Americas Shared Service is a key finance position for the manufacturing shared service function.  This position is primarily responsible for the accurate and timely transaction processing, compliance with appropriate accounting policies and procedures and establishment of best practices for manufacturing.  This position will work directly with the manufacturing leadership team, as well as leaders of other functional areas.  This position can be based in one of our manufacturing locations in Solon, OH, or at our Latrobe Corporate Offices in PA.  In the interim this position would be working remotely.


 Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Communicate the monthly, quarterly and annual global manufacturing results to allow a cross-functional team to understand the drivers of business performance
  • Responsible for performing select month-end close procedures & various reporting including operational metrics.
  • Prepares and presents selected global manufacturing results in our monthly financial reviews. 
  • Oversee various processes (including monthly close process, standard cost roll process, sox documentation) of other team members to ensure timely and accurate financial close process.
  • Accountable for ensuring balance sheet integrity & compliance with accounting policies & procedures.   
  • Oversee financial activities for the IT function and outside 3rd party resources.  
  • Work with Shared Service Controller and our manufacturing plants to develop, implement and manage a global standard costing process. 
  • Work with Shared Service Controller to develop more effective & efficient ways for shared service to perform transaction process.
  • Identify processes in our manufacturing plants that could be effectively serviced from the shared service organization. 


Experience, Education, Professional Knowledge: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant financial experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP required
  • Cost Accounting knowledge preferred but not required
  • SAP experience strongly preferred 
  • Hyperion or OneStream Reporting Software experience preferred
  • Travel including international travel will may be needed up to 10% of the time.

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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