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Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

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
  • 1-3 years of accounting experience with proven success or recent grad
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and a working knowledge of financial systems, statements and reports
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to work proactively with teams
  • High attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and balance work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Internship or office experience
  • Industrial or manufacturing industry experience
  • Experience with SAP, BlackLine
  • CPA or CPA candidate

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


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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