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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Montmelo, ES Gava, B, ES, 8850

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize 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. 



  • To facilitate the Accounts payable process, liaising with vendors and internal customers to ensure the timely processing and payment of invoices and expense notes claims on behalf of the Spanish and Italian Lubrizol entities.
  • To assist with the financial reporting process in order to properly accrue expenses and reconcile B/S accounts.
  • To ensure compliance with SOX internal controls


Contribution (Business/Technical/Support)


  • To perform the appropriate recognition of expenses/liabilities via an accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices and promptly follow- up of all queries.
  • Appropriately manage the A/P ageing list so that vendor invoices are paid according to the agreed payment terms with the vendor.
  • To assist with the Financial Accounting Process in respect with accrual accounting and B/S account reconciliations.


Communication / contacts


Internal contacts:

- Lubrizol Finance / Accounting

- Department Leads for the approval of invoices

- Purchasing and Receiving Department

- Customer Service Representatives

- Master Data

- Supply Chain / Logistics

- Procurement section


External contacts:

- Third Party Vendors

- Inter-Company Vendors


Dimensions & context


  • Lubrizol Spain and Italy.
  • 1100 suppliers overhead expenses/fixed assets/miscellaneous materials per year.
  • 13800 invoices overhead expenses/fixed assets/miscellaneous materials per year.



  • To be responsible for matching and processing of vendor and inter-company invoices in SAP (3-way match) and Ekon.

  • To code and process expense notes / freight, warehousing & duty invoices, ensuring all goods and services are booked in or duly authorised (direct invoice entry).

  • To make batch and manual payments to vendors according to the payment terms, review and follow up of the A/P ageing list

  • To resolve invoice/payment queries, review and follow-up of A/P ageing list.

  • Problem solving and trouble shooting of non approved purchase invoices.

  • To complete the periodic reconciliation and follow-up of balance sheet accounts with regard to Accounts Payable.

  • To perform appropriate accrual accounting .

  • To contribute to the compliance of internal SOX controls relating to Purchasing-A/P process, reviewing and maintaining accounts Payable written procedures.


Expertise / Knowledge / Skills

  • Bachelor degree in Accountancy.
  • Strong written and spoken command of English, knowledge of other European languages is an asset.
  • Knowledge of SAP/Ekon is preferred.
  • Acquainted with Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • 'Hands-on' mentality and team player.
  • Open Communication
  • Results Orientation
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration (Teamwork)
  • Planning
  • Decision Making
  • Focus on customers
  • Analysis



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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