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Senior Accountant (Req 770)

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
Los Angeles, California 90071
  • Job Code
    Div.99 (Req 770)
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
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Application Process:  To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit their resume to recruiting@rsac.com and specify the title and requisition number for which they are applying in the subject line or body of the email.

Under the general supervision of the Group Controller, this position will work with the financial reporting and accounting functions of multiple subsidiary companies within a decentralized operating structure, where 30+ operating subsidiaries have their own stand-alone accounting departments. The Senior Accountant will help serve both as a control point and as a liaison to facilitate the flow of information to and from the subsidiaries, while also ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial reporting and the application of proper accounting treatment consistent with company-wide policies. The Senior Accountant will also assist with the consolidation of the financial results for the 30+ operating subsidiaries, as well as various aspects of internal reporting.

  • Review monthly, quarterly and annual reporting by subsidiaries of both financial and non-financial data for accuracy and consistency with corporate policies. This includes analyzing reported information and key account reconciliations for fluctuations, trends or inconsistencies.
  • Prepare/review the account analysis and account reconciliations for operating subsidiaries.
  • Support the Group Controller in managing the monthly consolidation process, including assisting with the review and analysis of the monthly financial results and the preparation and review of the monthly financial statement packages which are distributed to senior financial and operational management.
  • Working with the Group Controller, support subsidiary personnel by assisting them with accounting questions and proper accounting treatment.
  • Resolve data fluctuations, unusual trends, or inconsistencies in a timely manner by working with subsidiary and/or corporate management while adhering to the close calendar.
  • Acquire and maintain a strong knowledge of assigned companies’ business and financial results (balance sheet, P&L, key performance indicators, products, systems, controls, customers, suppliers, etc.).
  • Support the Group Controller by preparing business analysis of subsidiaries, key metrics or adhoc requests.
  • Identify and evaluate risks by performing periodic reviews of subsidiary procedures for compliance with company policies, along with periodically interfacing and partnering with Internal Audit.
  • Working with Group Controller, identify and communicate best practices to subsidiary personnel in order to implement agreed upon action items from internal audit findings.
  • Visit subsidiary locations periodically with the Group Controller to gain an understanding of the business and any unique issues of that subsidiary. In the process, observe local procedures and internal controls and learn the basic elements of their business strategy along with the functions of their computer system and its capabilities.
  • Become familiar with the Company’s business application systems (Hyperion, FAS, etc.).
  • Challenge the status quo and help find more efficient and effective ways of performing duties.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality with respect to work with non-public financial, operational, and acquisition-related information.

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (non-essential duties)

  • Help coordinate information needs of Legal, Corporate Tax, Human Resources, Operations or other departments from designated subsidiaries, and review such information for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with external audit procedures and reporting through the production of analyses and schedules.
  • Utilize our online educational library for professional development, with particular focus on technical accounting, controls and fraud.


  • The position requires one to be inquisitive with a strong desire to learn the business. A fundamental requirement is this individual’s ability to produce a work product that is complete, accurate, timely and actionable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Strong attention to detail without losing sight of broader objectives is required.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams and with a variety of personality types is required.
  • Experience in or exposure to the metals service center industry is preferred.


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required.
  • 3-5 years of experience as an accounting/finance professional is required.
  • Experience with inventory accounting and consolidation is a plus.
  • Technical capabilities must include proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Microsoft Excel and Word.
Application Process:  To be considered for this position, the candidate must submit their resume to recruiting@rsac.com and specify the title and requisition number for which they are applying in the subject line or body of the email.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to apply for the position or to participate in an interview, please let us know. 
Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact Gabe Muñoz at (213) 576-2426 or e-mail 
Gabriel.munoz@rsac.comto request an accommodation.

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Posted: 2019-07-12 Expires: 2019-08-11

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