Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Senior Accounting Analyst

Job Locations US-IN-Fort Wayne
ID 2023-3593
Position Type


Steel Dynamics (SDI) is one of the largest and most diversified domestic steel producers and metal recyclers in the United States, with estimated steelmaking and coating capacity of approximately 16 million tons.  We have three reporting segments: steel operations, metals recycling operations, and steel fabrication operations, with one of the most diversified product and end market portfolios in the domestic steel industry.


SDI is a leading North American steel producer with a differentiated and proven business model that includes:

  • Consistent best-in-class performance—we led North American steel peers in EBITDA margin in 8 of the last 10 years.
  • Differentiated business model delivering strong profitability and cash flow—we have a high value-added product mix and diversified customer base that drives strong free cash flow conversion.
  • Smart growth: gaining market share and growing with customers—we have organic and transformational growth that drives supply-chain differentiation and higher steel mill utilization.
  • 100% of steel produced with electric-arc-furnace (EAF) technology—this has significantly much lower environmental impact than traditional technologies, with recycled scrap as our primary raw material.
  • Carbon neutrality—we have a formal plan for our steel mills to be carbon neutral by 2050.
  • Strong balance sheet provides strategic flexibility for current operations and prudent growth—we are committed to maintaining our investment grade ratings.
  • Sustainable shareholder value creation and distribution growth—we maintain a positive dividend profile complemented by share repurchases when appropriate.


In 2022, SDI was added to the S&P 500 Index, the largest global resource for benchmarks and investable indices.  SDI has also been recognized in 2023 by Fortune magazine as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies”.  This repeat recognition is a testimony to the strong character and determination of our teams.  It is the passion, innovation, and dedication of our employees to each other and to a spirit of excellence that propels SDI to the highest standards of operational and financial performance.


This is an exceptional opportunity to join SDI’s corporate accounting team in a highly visible cross-functional pertaining to corporate accounting functions, including technical accounting research, external and internal financial reporting, company-wide record retention management, and many other operational initiatives.   This important role will actively participate in the leadership of our financial reporting processes throughout the company.   The successful candidate will participate in an exciting portfolio of company-wide accounting and reporting responsibilities and have a high degree of potential future advancement with the company.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Actively participate and/or supervise in SDI’s corporate accounting functions, including:
    • Monthly consolidation and external/internal financial reporting
    • SEC reporting responsibilities
    • Routine interface with external audit teams and help with the overall administration of our external audits
    • Perform technical accounting research / assisting in interpreting technical accounting questions
    • Participate in initiatives to innovate the technology that supports our financial and accounting processes
    • Assist with acquisition due diligence, integration post-acquisition and acquisition accounting
    • Participate in SDI’s sustainability initiatives
    • Become an expert pertaining to SDI’s internal control environment
  • Participate in numerous other special projects and ad hoc requests as directed
  • Primary company-wide management of record retention
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated financial forecasts tasks


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA
  • 4+ years of related public company accounting experience
    • Strongly preferred—heavy experience as client service professional in public accounting firm (Big 4) working on public company clients
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and public company reporting, with past participation in complex transactions, such as:
    • Consolidation of a large number of subsidiaries
    • Routine and non-routine SEC filings
    • Debt and/or stock offering
  • Understanding of internal controls over financial reporting, SOX and auditor testing related thereto
  • Proven ability to collaborate, multitask and effectively work within ENERGETIC teams working on numerous projects or responsibilities at the same time


Other leadership qualities:

  • Enthusiastically participate, supervise and lead in a team environment
    • Proven ability to handle ambiguity and change
  • Ability to work closely with all levels of management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a collaborative style

Strong computer skills with advanced knowledge in Excel


Steel Dynamics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


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