Finance Analyst Lubrizol Additives Europe

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Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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 Finance Analyst

Unleash Your Potential! At Lubrizol we're revolutionizing the Lubrizol Additives market and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with 8000 employees around the world and wants to make a real impact, we want you on our team!

Lubrizol is currently seeking a collaborative Finance Analyst to support Lubrizol Additives (LZA) European Business unit. In this role you will be providing actionable, value creating financial insights to drive achievement of Lubrizol Europe’s business objectives. This role will be based in our Hazelwood England facility, following a hybrid working model. 


What You Will Do:
• Serve as a finance partner to our European Sales and Commercial Teams, developing an understanding of the business and providing the financial perspective to the commercial decision-making process.
• Monitor, analyze, and evaluate financial performance on monthly and quarterly basis.  Research and communicate variances and ensure accurate financial statements.  Provide timely, concise, and actionable insights the team. 
• Support account teams in raw material and pricing discussions, providing analysis and scenario modeling. 
• Aid in account planning to identify threats and opportunities. Support account teams in RFQ’s to grow and defend business portfolio. 
• Work as a “liaison” to Lubrizol corporate finance.
• Assist in the coordination, development, and analysis of the annual plan for volume, margin, and operating expenses. 
• Partner with account team on contract management, including supply contracts and sales incentive agreements. Direct and ensure accurate accounting for contractual obligations.
• Monitor Base Oil projects for cost sharing and rebate agreements.
• Special projects as assigned.


What We Are Looking For:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
• Minimum 5 years of experience in varied financial / analytical positions
• Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting
• Excellent systems and financial modeling skills including Microsoft Office Suite
• Self-starter with a desire to achieve.


Qualifications That Set You Apart:
• CPA and/or MBA or equivalent
• Experience with SAP
• Experience with Power Pivot / Power BI
• Experience with Anaplan


Skills That Make a Difference:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Team player, able to work well with people at all levels and across functions.
• Well organized, flexible, ability to multi-task.
• Travelling may be required (Domestic and International)


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:
• Develop your professional career with a highly respected, industry-leading, multinational company that is part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
• Become part of a culture that is based on accountability and empowerment and which values diversity and inclusivity.
• A competitive remuneration and benefits package.


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




If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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