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Accounting Manager

Job ID 11093600 Date posted 03/05/2019
Location:Silver Bay, MN
Country:United States
Job Code:2933
Position Type:Salary

About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency. For more information, visit

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Maintains processes and procedures to follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Accounting Manager supervises the general accounting and payroll personnel and supports Area Manager-Finance. Oversees and participates in the monthly financial close and reporting. Facilitates and participates in the quarterly forecasting process.


  • Direct supervision of general accounting and payroll personnel and functions.

  • Monitor the financial close process throughout the month and at month-end.

  • Perform month-end production calculations.

  • Develops and updates accounting policies and procedures to document and enhance current practices.

  • Maintains workers compensation liability calculations and accruals.

  • Perform inventory reserve calculations.

  • Perform balance sheet analysis.

  • Complete general ledger account reconciliations.

  • Record and maintain mining royalty accruals, payouts, and leaseholder information.

  • Assembles administrative budget and balance sheet forecasts for multiple sub-entities for quarterly forecasts.

  • Support and act as point of contact for internal/external audit requests.

  • File tax documents to corporate and/or government entities.

  • Provide support and fill in for site controller as needed.

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA or equivalent certification preferred.

  • Minimum of five years accounting experience including either public accounting and/or private accounting.Consolidation accounting experience desired.

  • Have a thorough understanding of accounting principles and analytical skills.

  • High level of computer skills especially in Excel.Skills in Hyperion, Microsoft Access, and Business Objects a plus.Must be able to prepare own reports and present to senior management.

  • Excellent communication skills.Ability to perform public speaking duties.

  • Willingness to grow personally and professionally.

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, honesty, and ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Have strong interpersonal skills with collaborative style of solving problems.

Please note that all applicants must meet the physical requirement of the position by the close of the posting period. Please contact Human Resources with any questions.


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The U.S. Talent Acquisition team was awarded a 2012 Candidate Experience Award by the Talent Board. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization that showcases employers who deliver outstanding candidate experiences. This is the second year in a row that Cliffs has earned this award, which is based on feedback directly from our job candidates. Cliffs is the only Natural Resources company to receive this award.

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