Finance Professional Development Program Job


Primary location: Lancaster , Pennsylvania

Relocation offered: Yes

Employment status:

Travel: 10%

Location: Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of twelve facilities.

At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continueto grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.

Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.

We are committed to:
  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:
  • A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
  • Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
  • A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe.
  • A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results.

We are currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our Finance Professional Development Program.Our team of finance and accounting professionals are committed to providing world-class leadership to drive industry leading shareholder return and develop the future finance leaders of tomorrow.

In this 2-3 year entry levelprogram, you will have the opportunity to experience challenging and rewarding assignments. You will be exposed to senior finance and top business leaders and have the opportunity to add significant value and make an immediate impact on the business. Typically lasting 6 to 9 months, these assignments will allow you to build your analytical, technical accounting, communication and leadership skills through budgeting and forecasting, or providing analysis associated with capital investments, cash flow and strategic planning. You could find yourself working in one of our manufacturing facilities supporting our accounting operations or as a financial analyst, providing insights and recommendations to accelerate growth. Assignments could also include opportunities to work in one of our corporate functions as a member of our Internal Audit, Treasury, Tax, or Investor Relations teams.

Program assignments are located at our Corporate Headquarters in Lancaster, PA and in one of our U.S. manufacturing locations or at our WAVE joint venture headquarters in Malvern, PA. The experience gained through these assignments will provide you with the necessary skills to advance into a finance position at any of our locations. If you are hungry for experience, have a demonstrated track record of academic excellence, outstanding leadership ability and a desire to join an organization with a history of market leadership and brand loyalty, then we want you to build your career with us!

The profile of our ideal candidate includes:
  • Individuals in their final year of a BS/MS accounting, finance, or economics
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of at least 2 college-level accounting courses is required
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to manage multiple priorities
  • Leadership abilities demonstrated through involvement in student organizations and / or community service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Co-op or internship experience and a willingness to relocate is preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office with emphasis in Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and internal controls is a plus

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at AWI talent acquisitionand let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiriesconcerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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