Senior Accountant

Date: May 6, 2024

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202

Company: Nucor

Job Details

Division: The David J. Joseph Company

Location: Cincinnati, OH, United States  

Other Available Locations: Ohio

About Us:

DJJ, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Senior Accountant position. DJJ is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. Founded in 1885, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We’re recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America’s leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor’s success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our DJJ team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates.


Medical and dental are just the beginning. We value our teammates and offer benefits packages that also include:

  • Bonus program
  • Profit sharing
  • Retirement savings
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Scholarship and tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited growth potential
  • Hybrid work schedule


We strive to avoid implementing layoffs or furloughing our teammates. We strongly believe that a Nucor teammate who does their job properly today, should feel confident that they will have a job tomorrow. For more information on our benefits go to

Basic Job Functions:

  • Assists in the monthly closing process including journal entries, account reviews and report generation
  • Prepares and maintains documentation of accounting procedures and internal controls
  • Contributes to continuous improvement process, including working closely with the IT department to identify and implement reporting and process improvements
  • Prepares work papers for internal and external auditors
  • Assists in ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Assists with the implementation and testing of new ERP systems
  • Performs special projects as assigned

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, or related discipline, required
  • 5 + years of accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Willingness to learn new software tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to provide high quality of service to internal and external customers
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative on projects and assignments
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of company personnel
  • Ability to effectively manage financial systems projects
  • Occasional travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Experience with use of Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, or similar ERP financial software system a plus
  • Experience using database driven ad-hoc querying tools a plus


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati