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Accounting Analyst

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

AOS/Milwaukee, WI

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS)  is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, offering a comprehensive line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China, The company also manufactures water purification and water softening products for residential and light commercial applications.

A.O. Smith was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The company employs people to make our products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, India, China, the Netherlands, the UK and Turkey.

Why would I want to work for A. O. Smith?

Our company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin over 140 years ago by the Smith family and we’ve been manufacturing innovators ever since. We take pride in our company’s values and reputation for integrity, and we’re also proud of the A. O. Smith innovations that make life better for people all over the world. If you want to join a team with integrity and a mission to make life better for others, you can take the first step here.

What is great about this opportunity?

  • You will be joining a stable, but growing organization committed to strong financial performance, strategic acquisitions, global expansion and the highest ethical standards of conduct.
  • You will be representing a company that makes products that improve quality of life and are considered top of the line.
  • You will be joining a cohesive team that believes in the goals we share and supports each other in accomplishing our shared goals


Primary Function

As the Accounting Analyst will perform a variety of activities in the preparation, examination, and interpretation of accounting and financial records, reports, and statements. The analyst will be involved with the general ledger, month end closing, and other financial analyses at the request of the Corporate Accounting Director and Accounting Manager. 

This role is eligible for a remote work schedule of up to two days remote work per week. New employees are eligible to apply after successfully completing their initial 90 days of employment and training.


  • Prepares consolidated internal financial statements by gathering information from the consolidation software.
  • Support timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close, including assigned journal entries, accruals, and overall maintenance of assigned financial accounts.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual SEC financial filings and footnotes.
  • Prepares reconciliations for World Headquarters (WHQ) owned accounts.  Reconciliation includes analysis of the balance and explanations for all reconciling items.
  • Analyzes the WHQ ledgers and provides feedback and analysis to the Corporate Accounting Manager by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying the information.
  • Prepare financial schedules and assist with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), interim, and annual audits.



  • Minimum of 2 years of related work experience 
  • Familiarity with GAAP and corporate finance principles and procedures
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and data.
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Maintain confidentiality of non-public information
  • Strong communication skills both orally and written
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Word
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and documents


Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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