Management Associate - Accounting & Finance
United States Steel
PITTSBURGH PA 15222
8436BRMid-Level:CORPORATE ACCOUNTINGWork Location:CORPORATE HEADQUARTERSJob Description:Accounting is a core component of our business and key to our success as one of the world's largest steel producers. The Accounting organization ensures financial compliance, manages global financial results for external reporting, and provides financial statistics to the Corporation's Executive Team to aid in strategic business decisions. Management Associate - Accounting position is an entry-level role designed to help college graduates to prepare for future advancements and supervisory responsibilities within both the Plant and Headquarters environments. Management Associates are provided 24 months of training rotating across multiple functional areas with work assignments designed to accelerate their professional development. We look for individuals with Accounting and Finance undergraduate degrees to work in this area.
This challenging opportunity encompasses a wide range of responsibilities, including:
o Assignments within the Accounting Department, including Financial Analysis and Line-Side Accounting control functions.
o Interaction with the entire organization and specific functions of the Accounting and Finance departments.
o Exposure to the steel making manufacturing processes and associated financial controls; investigation of operating conditions, results, and their impact on financial performance.
o Analysis, development, and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives that further strengthen the overall efficiency, control, and accuracy of accounting processes.
o Development of financial forecasts through the analysis of past and present conditions, including guidance of operating personnel to maximize profitability of operating plans and activity levels.
o Analysis of actual operating costs and forecast deviations from revenue, cost, and overall plant specific and corporate profitability perspectives. Basic Requirements:
o Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration (with Accounting/Finance concentration) is required
o Must have at least a 3.5 GPA
o Must have less than one years of professional work experience
o Proficiency in Microsoft ExcelAuto req ID:8436BRCompany:United States Steel CorporationCountry:United StatesRequisition Type:US-ExemptPosting Title:Management Associate - Accounting & Finance (New Graduate)State/Province:US - PAWork Location - City:Pittsburgh Company Overview:Steel is essential to advancing modern society. In fact, countless aspects of our lives wouldn't be possible without it. From state-of-the-art household appliances and safer, more fuel-efficient automobiles -- to steel framing that makes our homes stronger and tubular products that support the development of our nation's energy resources -- our products build quality of life for people around the world. U. S. Steel is on an exciting transformational journey to become the iconic corporation -- a company set apart from the competition through the talent of our people, the quality of our product, and the strength of our performance. We are seeking talented, motivated people to help us create the next generation of U. S. Steel, known for consistently out-performing the competition, delivering superior returns, and creating value for our customers as a world-class supplier of innovative steel products and solutions.Preferred Skills:We are looking for motivated self-starters that can work in a fast paced, data-driven environment. The successful undergraduate will be an analytical problem solver, have an extremely high level of customer focus and a passion for process improvement. In addition, a successful candidate will have:
o Demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for your area of study
o A strong record of team, project and/or people leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
o A willingness to take initiative to understand the business
o An aptitude for problem solving; strong writing and verbal communication skills
o A strong commitment to excellence and to personal and professional growth
o Must be resourceful, responsible, tenacious, curious, independent, confident and high energy
o The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
o Leadership and strong decision-making skills
o Ability to think and act both strategically and tacticallyCompetency Summary:As an individual contributor, qualified candidates for this role also must demonstrate the ability to champion change and effective communication while contributing to team success.Equal Employment Opportunity:U. S. Steel is a principled company committed to its core values of safety, diversity & inclusion, environmental stewardship, results & accountability, and focus on cost, quality, and customer. We promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration - encouraging new ideas that drive innovation and our collective success. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.