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Accounting Analyst

North Canton, OH, US, 44720

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


Purpose of Position

This position exists to ensure the company has financial statements, which are accurate and timely, and prepared in accordance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). This position is responsible for completion and analysis of financial statements (Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet) for the US Timken legal entities. This includes completion of accounting for assigned Timken subsidiaries and divisions (units), analysis of the assigned units’ monthly financial results, as well as completion of the accounting work necessary to analyze reconcile account balances. These account balances are then incorporated into the financial statements that are the major component of the Timken Consolidated Financial Statements which are distributed to senior management, shareholders and governmental agencies. This position is responsible for many Sarbanes Oxley compliance issues, working with both internal and external auditors regarding these subjects. The position may also assist the group lead and/or manager on special projects as they arise.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare and analyze monthly Financial Statements (Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows). These statements must be prepared in compliance with U.S. GAAP. Provide fluctuation analysis with detailed explanations for significant financial statement variances.
  • Complete month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities including journal entries and account reconciliations accurately, timely and in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Assist in the preparation of footnotes and other information needed for quarterly and yearly SEC reporting. 
  • Assist in global consolidations review of foreign entities.
  • Reconcile General Ledger accounts.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as needed with a focus on continuous improvement and adherence to new accounting standards and practices.


Technical/Functional Skills

  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and accounting concepts.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Detail orientation and solid analytical capability.
  • Capability to work independently and interact well with finance managers and other finance/accounting professionals at domestic and international subsidiaries.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and strong organizational & time management skills.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics.  Accounting experience with a global manufacturing company is preferred.
  • CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, but not required.
  • Position level will be dependent upon years of qualified, relevant experience and education 


All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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