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Accounting Analyst

US Steel
United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
June 21, 2022


Accounting Analyst

11354 BR



Diversity Commitment

UNITED BY STEEL - We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace culture and celebrate the diversity of our employees. We are all responsible to live these principles and lead by example as we prioritize the physical and psychological safety of every team member.

Job 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 U. S. Steel's executive team to aid in strategic business decisions. The Accounting Analyst position will enhance your knowledge and understanding of the accounting field and the relationship between our operations and financial performance.

The Accounting Analyst will be responsible for transactions, standards, and practices related to the steel manufacturing process and corporate headquarters functions. This position is open at Corporate Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.


  • Analysis of fluctuation for selected balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Perform various month-end closing tasks
  • Review and perform account reconciliations in One Stream accounting software
  • Assist and supervise outsourced employees with outside managed inventory tasks including related monthly closing
  • Pension and other employment benefit filings
  • LIFO inventory accounting and analysis
  • Interaction with internal and external auditors
  • Development of stock compensation accounting entries
  • Coordinate periodic revenue testing with external auditors and outsourced accountants
  • Maintain internal financial controls and SOX controls
  • Effective interaction with other personnel from corporate headquarters, financial planning and analysis, tax division, plant accounting, plant financial planning and analysis, procurement, raw materials, and other areas of U. S. Steel
  • Qualified candidate must be able to meet strict adherence to deadlines for financial reporting. Qualified candidate must also have the ability to resolve issues independently by understanding and being attentive to detail. Even though this position will be based out of our corporate headquarters, the candidate must be comfortable working in a plant environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business with a concentration in accounting or finance. Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
  • At least three to five years of experience in accounting, preferably at a public held company or with a public accounting firm
  • CPA preferred
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS Word skills
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication, writing, interpersonal, organizational skills and ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Must be a self-directed individual, eager to learn new concepts and able to drive process and control improvements
  • Experience with Oracle preferred

Requisition Type


Company Overview

U. S. Steel is a leading steel producer founded in 1901. Today, we're a greener company with an infinitely recyclable product, the world's only LEED-certified steel mill, and an ambitious plan to reduce emissions.

We make products that make everyday life possible - automotive, construction, appliance, energy, container, and packaging industries all benefit from our innovation.

We show pride in our communities with company-sponsored employee volunteer programs, corporate contributions, partnerships in support of education, scholarships for our next generation of leaders, and many other programs. We are continually recognized for our commitment to our employees, most recently as a Most Loved Workplace (Newsweek 2021), a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality (Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020 & 2021), and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion (Disability Equality Index 2021). It's easy to see why U. S. Steel employees take Pride in Our Past as we Build the Future, United by Steel.

Job Category

Business & Support Services

Competency Summary

Think: Think Critically and Drive Change
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Equal Employment Opportunity

Conducting business with integrity and with the highest ethical values has underpinned U. S. Steel's success for over 100 years, and it remains critical to our company's success in the future. U. S. Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) according to job qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability status or status as a protected Veteran or any other legally protected group status. (California residents may visit regarding collection of personal information and U. S. Steel's privacy practices.)


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