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Accounting Specialist

Accounting Specialist

Job Description

AM/NS Calvert is a 50/50 joint venture between ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (NSSMC). The steel processing plant is located in Calvert, Ala., about 35 miles north of Mobile. Formerly operated under ThyssenKrupp, the plant has served the NAFTA market since 2010 with the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of flat rolled carbon steel products annually.

AM/NS Calvert is recognized as one of the most advanced steel finishing facilities in the world and is highly complementary to ArcelorMittal USA’s existing portfolio of world-class assets. The facility includes a river terminal, hot strip mill, cold rolling mill, four hot dip galvanizing lines, rail yard and supporting infrastructure.

The facility serves the automotive, construction, pipe and tube, service center, and appliance/ HVAC industries with an impressive portfolio of steel grades for high-value applications including hot rolled bands, hot rolled pickled and oiled, cold rolled, and advanced coated products. AM/NS Calvert also helps ArcelorMittal to meet increasing OEM demand for advanced high strength steels that are needed to produce lighter-weight, more fuel efficient vehicles.

AM/NS Calvert
is seeking an Accounting Specialist to support our developing processing operations in Calvert, Alabama.

Our Accounting Specialist will:
  • Administer intercompany accounting process to include the reconciliation of open receivables and payables in coordination with the Finance department
  • Reconcile the accrual balances for open goods receipts and invoice receipts within defined aging criteria
  • Prepare various Balance Sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Participate in the monthly closing process by performing various activities in the functional areas of General Ledger, Tax, Financial Reporting, Banking, and Payroll
  • Support the tax accountant with the preparation, review, and reconciliation of tax accruals, filings, and payments for all local taxed (Sales & Consumer Use, Real & Personal Property Taxes)
  • Support the maintenance of SAP General Ledger master data
  • Prepare various financial analyses and report results to management per defined reporting schedule

Our Accounting Specialist will perform a daily range of duties and responsibilities to include the following:

  • Finalization of month-end accruals for intercompany purchases and sales
  • Clear open accrual balances for obsolete and residual balances
  • Participate in cross-functional team to resolve blocked receipts and accruals
  • Participate and support reporting requirements, to include interaction with upper level management

Job Requirements

Our Accounting Specialist will have, or demonstrate knowledge, of key accounting principles which support the areas of Financial Accounting, Reporting, and Compliance within an industrial organization

Our Accounting Specialist will have two to five years accounting experience in an industrial organization, or public accounting experience with related client interaction

Our Accounting Specialist will have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, or combination of education and related experience

  • Demonstrated experience working in an open, cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrated skills in managing concurrent multiple tasks or projects
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office experience, including a focus on Microsoft Excel and Access


  • Professional certification (CPA or CMA)
  • SAP Business Objects or smilar business intelligence tools
  • Exposure to continual improvement environment (Six Sigma, ISO, 5S)
  • Experience working in a SOX compliant business
  • Interest and ability to work in our operations facility in Calvert, Alabama

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 2 to 5 years
Manages Others No
Relocation Yes
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID AMNS 2331
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Accounting Specialist

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