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Sales Tax Accountant

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Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


Position Summary:

As a Team member of the Deer Park Finance group you will be responsible for completing assigned tasks in general accounting as well as sales tax assessments.  You will be developing and implementing solutions to daily reporting and accounting issues as a liaison with plant operations and support their goals and initiatives.   Other responsibilities include meeting reporting deadlines, working collaboratively with both your team and with other members within the organization.


Tasks Performed:

  • Determine proper sales tax treatment for all capital spending
  • Educating project leaders on policies and procedures to aid in effective business decisions regarding capital spending
  • Fixed asset management, including project closes & asset identification
  • Monthly accounting close responsibilities
  • Reconciliation and account analysis
  • Provide timely reporting with commentary as required
  • Depreciation projections for annual budget & planning process
  • Review and tax all capital projects weekly
  • Routine accounting functions
  • Special projects in the accounting area, as required
  • Fuel process (payments, tax, & refund)
  • Participate in internal & external audits
  • Ensure capital expenditures are authorized & recorded in accordance with Corporate policy 
  • Knowledge of Sales & Use and Personal Property Tax-Manufacturing equipment



  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 0-3 years of accounting experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work under time constraints and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Capable of learning new systems, procedures, and processes
  • Familiar with other Microsoft Office applications, such as Word and Outlook
  • Knowledge of SAP, BOBJ & Power BI


Working Conditions:

  • Office environment activity
  • Manufacturing plant environment (periodically)
  • Flex working hours with the need for some overtime as needed during busy periods

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

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