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Accounting Manager (Cleveland, OH, US, 44115)

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Cleveland Full-Time
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  • Responsible for general accounting matters including account reconciliations, journal entry preparation and end of month reporting matters.
  • Responsible for managing the monthly close process.
  • Active involvement in the Company's Total Quality Management process as evidenced by continuous improvement of processes directed toward reducing costs, improving cycle time, increasing sales/gross profit and customer satisfaction.


  • Manage the monthly close process making sure all standard transactions are entered in a timely manner.
  • Manage the close meetings making sure all fluctuations are researched and explained.
  • Coordinate annual SOX internal controls review.
  • Coordinate external and internal audit requirements.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to multiple subsidiaries.
  • Participate in formulating and successfully implementing goals and objectives.
  • Manage and direct General Accounting staff in the performance of their monthly duties.
  • Review of staff prepared account analyses.
  • Manage and direct account reconciliation process for completeness and timeliness.
  • Assist with the development of the annual operating plans.
  • Represent the department on cross-functional projects. Contributes significantly to the development and administration of the overall department training and quality improvement programs.
  • Takes a leadership role in the continuous improvement program of the department.
  • Responsible for procedures to ensure that transactions are executed in accordance with general or specific authorization.  Maintain accurate, complete and timely records of business transactions.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in formulating and successfully implementing goals and objectives.
  • Access to assets within area of responsibility is permitted only in accordance with general or specific authorization.
  • Work closely with other departments on matters of mutual concern and responsibilities.
  • Write and deliver presentations and prepare reports as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed.



  • Equivalent to four years’ college study in accounting principles.  More than ten years experience.
  • Preferably experienced with SAP, BPC and Blackline.
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • CPA or candidate
  • Prior supervisor experience

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to Email blocked - click to apply or call Phone number blocked - click to apply to let us know the nature of your request.


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Sales Management
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