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Company: Lubrizol

Location: Brecksville, OH

Date Posted: July 11, 2014

Source: Lubrizol

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Fortune 500 Berkshire Hathaway company, is an innovative specialty chemical company. In 2010 we were recognized by Newsweek as one of the greenest companies in America. Lubrizol is an 11-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 Award, honoring great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. In 2010 and 2011, Forbes Magazine and Corporate Responsibility Magazine named us one of the top 100 and best corporate citizens, respectively. Trust Across America also named us a Top 10 Trustworthy Company for
2010. Put your valuable skills to work and join us! Lubrizol Advanced Materials has an immediate need for a Finance Analyst supporting the LifeScience Polymers business in Brecksville, Ohio.
• Monitor financial performance of the LifeScience Polymers Global Business Units (GBU’s) including income statement, balance sheet and funds flow.
• Provide timely, concise and actionable financial information to LifeScience Polymers GBU leader and other respective GBU management. Interpret ...

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Fortune 500 Berkshire Hathaway company, is an innovative specialty chemical company. In 2010 we were recognized by Newsweek as one of the greenest companies in America. Lubrizol is an 11-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 Award, honoring great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. In 2010 and 2011, Forbes Magazine and Corporate Responsibility Magazine named us one of the top 100 and best corporate citizens, respectively. Trust Across America also named us a Top 10 Trustworthy Company for
2010. Put your valuable skills to work and join us! Lubrizol Advanced Materials has an immediate need for a Finance Analyst supporting the LifeScience Polymers business in Brecksville, Ohio.
• Monitor financial performance of the LifeScience Polymers Global Business Units (GBU’s) including income statement, balance sheet and funds flow.
• Provide timely, concise and actionable financial information to LifeScience Polymers GBU leader and other respective GBU management. Interpret monthly results; research, understand and explain variances.
• Assist in the coordination and development of the LifeScience Polymers GBU annual operating plans and forecasts as required.
• Generate analysis and competence of the budget and forecasts to help management make informed decisions that drive the performance of the business.
• Assist in the coordination and development of the strategic plan/trajectory, generating schedules and updating the on-going strategic planning document.
• Support the monthly business review process, monthly financial reporting and other required reporting. Publish results to businesses formally or informal as required.
• Prepare month-end closing deliverables including, but not limited to, calculating rebate adjustment entries, performing rebate reconciliations, preparing commissions payments, reviewing NWSM inventory, generating accruals, generating and analyzing monthly market segment reports, reviewing monthly cost center reports, and generating expenses accruals.
• Assist development of financial metrics and enhanced reporting to support informed decisions and overall improve business execution.
• Support new product costing analysis to help determine the future profitability and value proposition for new products.
• Support adherence to documented internal controls; assist with development of new controls.
• Maintain the integrity of financial systems and reporting modules including yearly creation and updating of rebate module within SAP, assisting, initiating, coordinating needed PA realignments, updating and maintaining SIA tracking systems.
• Prepare ad hoc analysis and participate in special projects.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Accounting or Finance.
• Minimum five years of financial experience in a manufacturing environment.
• Excellent systems and financial modeling skills including Microsoft Office Suite.
• Team player, able to work well with people at all levels and across functions.
• Well organized, flexible, ability to multi-task.
• Proactive, self-starter with the desire to achieve.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills.
• Limited domestic travel (some international travel may be required).

CONSIDERED A PLUS:

• MBA, CPA, CMA or equivalent.
• SAP and BW knowledge  

BONUS ELIGIBLE NO RELOCATION AVAILABLE LOCATION:
Brecksville, OH

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