Senior Accountant

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Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Job Location: Franklin, WI

Job type: Full-time

Type of role: Onsite


About Lubrizol

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Senior Accountant

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical device industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What Will Be Your Environment:

The Franklin, WI location is about 15 miles south of Milwaukee, and has about 350 employees. As part of the Advanced Materials division, this site manufactures medical devices such as silicone tubes used in surgeries. Many of our team members operate in a cleanroom environment to maintain safety regulations of these products. 


What You'll Do:

The purpose of the position of Senior Accountant is to effectively support the Finance organization through direct analytical support, reporting, fixed asset management, tax maintenance and other financial management responsibilities as needed. The successful person in this role will be a strong leader with the ability to lead and coordinate activities from various resources (finance, operations, sales) in support of Lubrizol Finance organization objectives.


What We're Looking For:

  • Assist in monthly close process and month-end reporting.
  • Assist in Sales/Use tax reporting and payment.
  • Support Lubrizol CORP on Federal/State tax filings as needed.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all financial reports.
  • Ensure all distributions are processed timely and accurately.
  • Maintain financial security by adhering to internal accounting controls.
  • Write and update applicable policies, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Professionally communicate with both internal and external customers.
  • Routine reconciliation of balance sheet accounts in preparation for an annual review with corporate headquarters 
  • Assist with ad-hoc analysis and special projects.
  • Performs other related duties as requested.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in progressively challenging finance/accounting roles.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system. (JD Edwards, Oracle, QAD, etc.)
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including a high level of proficiency in Excel working with lookups.
  • Thorough understanding and broad breadth of Accounting/Finance fundamentals.
  • Experience in a multi-entity/multi-currency international environment.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving/writing skills.  Must be able to present data and analysis clearly and succinctly to internal and external clients.
  • Ability to interpret financial and accounting data.
  • Excellent positive professional demeanor with emphasis on interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize tasks and meet required deadlines.
  • Midsize to large company and high-volume environment experience is a plus.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

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Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together!

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. #LI-HD1

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