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Accountant - Cleveland


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies


Are you a recent graduate with an Accounting degree wanting to join a growing, established organization committed to staying in Cleveland and listed on the New York Stock Exchange?


Come for the job; stay for the career. Connect with one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is an 11-time winner of the Northcoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. We offer free parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision, & dental, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities


We are seeking an entry level Staff Accountant at our corporate headquarters in Midtown Cleveland, OH.


In this role, you will be assisting with core accounting responsibilities including general ledger, month-end close, financial reporting, and process improvement. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.



  • Prepare adjusting and month-end journal entries
  • Prepare GL and bank account reconciliations and resolve variances
  • Communicate with other departments and locations on account reconciliation details
  • Perform variance analysis as part of the monthly close process
  • Maintain procedures to ensure that transactions are executed in accordance with general or specific authorization.
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely records of business transactions
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Ad-hoc analysis, reporting, and projects


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0-2 years of accounting experience with proven success or recent grad
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • Internship or office experience
  • Industrial or manufacturing industry experience
  • SAP
  • CPA or CPA candidate



Work for a corporation that believes in developing our people. Applied® employees believe in the company, love the environment where individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.


Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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