Armstrong Flooring Inc. Accounting Analyst in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Accounting Analyst

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Lancaster, PA Pennsylvania, US, 17603

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Accounting Analyst

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Job: Finance

Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 5%

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. (AFI), has an opportunity for an Accounting Specialist/Analyst located in Lancaster, PA. The Accounting Specialist/Analyst will be responsible for general accounting, standard reporting, budgeting & forecasting, compliance & internal control, support and accountability for offshore outsourced associates as well as liaising with Corporate Centers of Excellence (COE) and business unit segments.


  • Create, post, and monitor journal entries and accruals

  • Perform accounting closing activities, general ledger accounting for Corporate COE and Business Units

  • Communicate with colleagues at various locations to resolve issues and closing discrepancies and follows through with appropriate action

  • Perform and oversee reconciliation of general ledger and sub ledger accounts

  • Perform specific accounting duties involving Sales Incentive Program for US and Canada, and Sales Discount Programs

  • Perform accounting for and manage distributor Gross-To-Net rebate programs including coordinating monthly meetings, forecast, rollover, assist with building the budget, and researching payment and deduction discrepancies

  • Support Finance and Engineering CapEx actual hours to ensure proper reporting and accounting of engineering expense

  • Responsible for calculating and analyzing the revenue recognition Warranty reserve consistent with company policy and US GAAP

  • Collect, consolidate, and submit data for Governmental reporting

  • Recommend, develop, and implement changes to continually improve processes, support standardization, and the effectiveness of the Finance and Accounting Operations team

  • Document policies, procedures, workflow, and checklists for assigned responsibilities

  • Support and provide the appropriate level of oversight and review for activities performed by offshore associates for US Corporate COE and Business Units in accordance with Service Level Agreements

  • Support business initiatives and accounting guidance changes through project work

  • Confirm and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies and procedures

  • Provide SOX compliance and audit reviews

  • Liaise and coordinate with internal and external auditors


  • Minimal (<5%)


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite – particularly MS Excel


  • SAP experience

  • BW experience


  • Ability to work cross functionally with other groups within Armstrong.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to ascertain the reasonableness and accuracy of information

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills

  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities; must be a self-starter and take the initiative in completing projects and assignments

  • Excellent written and verbal communications with the ability to share knowledge at appropriate levels of the organization

  • Customer focused with strong attention to detail and capable of delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent, and professional manner

  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with all levels of plant and corporate personnel. Proven ability to successfully manage and resolve conflict

About the Location (Lancaster, PA)

Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

Why Armstrong Flooring?

With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Competitive 401(k) with company match

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong Flooring, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong Flooring employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong Flooring will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong Flooring, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong Flooring mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong Flooring employees, or to Armstrong Flooring’s resume database will be considered Armstrong Flooring property. Armstrong Flooring will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong Flooring will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

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Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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