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Senior Accountant 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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Date: 10-Aug-2018

Location: Hazelwood, Derby, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimise the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.





Senior Accountant 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Based in Hazelwood, Derbyshire

Competitive Salary 


We are looking to recruit a Senior Accountant on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

In this role you will be responsible for the day to day accounting to meet the business and legal financial reporting requirements as well as ensuring compliance with internal controls.

The role includes: -

·         To complete, within the set deadlines, the monthly financial Lubrizol reporting to USA, including:

-          Coordination of monthly closing process

-          Preparation and recording of all general ledger transactions, more particularly payroll accounting

-          Validation/review of the financial statements based on trend analysis and account reconciliations before reporting to the HQ


·         Preparation of Disclosure and Tax Packages for the quarterly reporting to the USA

·         To prepare statutory accounts and income tax returns for legal entities within scope

·         To control documentation in conjunction with internal control requirements, to ensure internal control compliance, perform key internal controls and efficiently interact with and assist internal auditors during internal control testing

·         To ensure appropriate account reconciliations, coordinate the preparation work for the periodic balance sheet reviews and ensure zero inter-company account differences for all companies concerned.

·         To take accountability for completing monthly financial reporting in USGAAP and submitting to the Consolidation Team


To be successful you will need: -


·         A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and proven accounting experience of 2 to 3 years, preferably in an international environment. 

·         The ability to work under time constraints, handles multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.

·         Knowledge of SAP

·         Excellent written and spoken command of English, knowledge of other European languages is a strong asset.


What we can offer you: -

·         The support to develop your own skills as part of a global organisation

·         A competitive salary and benefits package.



























The European marketing and technical centre Lubrizol Hazelwood supports an extensive range of clients and Original Equipment Manufacturers across the globe. 

The Hazelwood site is located in a rural setting around 8 miles from Derby City centre.  With a vibrant and constantly growing list of things to do and see, the city offers something to suit all tastes.  Be it lively nights out, a thriving live music scene (Derby recently won the title of ‘the city of festivals!’) an abundance of shops and restaurants, or indeed, getting involved in sports at the Ipro Arena, or the newly opened Velodrome, the choice is endless.  If you prefer more peaceful surroundings the beautiful Peak District is right on the doorstep, offering amazing scenery, idyllic country pubs, and fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuit enthusiasts.

You will find that Lubrizol offer a wealth of career and development opportunities.  We employ the very best talent and strive to offer our employees the opportunity to grow and learn.

There is something for everyone who lives and work here……

To learn and see what it is like to work here at Lubrizol Hazelwood, please view our video.

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