Finance Manager

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Date: Jan 29, 2024

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Finance Manager

Job Location: Wickliffe, OH

Job Type: Full-Time

Type of Role: Hybrid


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 Finance Manager (Commercial)

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the market 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 You'll Do:

Lubrizol is currently seeking a collaborative Finance Manager to support Additives Americas Business unit. In this role you will be providing actionable, value creating financial insights to drive achievement of Lubrizol Americas’ business objectives. 


What We're Looking For:

  • Serve as a finance partner to our Additives Americas’ Driveline, OEM and Sales teams
  • Finance partner to Global Sales Account Team for key customer, headquartered in North America
  • Understand business strategic direction and assist in goal setting with the leadership team while actively participating in the strategic action planning process
  • Work with the commercial team on supply contracts, rebates, royalties, product pricing reviews to enhance Lubrizol returns; direct and ensure accurate accounting for contractual obligations
  • Collaborate with commercial and Painesville Plant teams on analyses of future Driveline business opportunities and potential capital investment scenarios.
  • Monitor, analyze, interpret, and evaluate business financial performance on monthly and quarterly basis; research and communicate variances and ensure accurate financial statements
  • Liaison with Lubrizol operations finance and plant controllers to understand the financial impact of manufacturing spend, L&O rates, variances, and material scrap/write-offs
  • Assist in the coordination, development, and analysis of the annual plan and forecasts
  • Monitor direct technical spend in alignment with annual budget
  • Perform financial analysis on strategic projects, including capital investments opportunities as needed
  • Ensure a strong finance control environment exists and is aligned with corporate policies
  • Support and promote a safe work environment
  • Additional duties or special projects as assigned


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other relevant area of study from an accredited university. MBA, CPA, CMA or equivalent is a plus.
  • 7+ years of experience in varied financial or analytical positions
  • Technical skills and experience in GAAP accounting, financial modeling, and financial analysis concepts
  • Experience with SAP or PowerBI is a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting
  • Excellent systems and financial modeling skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player, able to work well with people at all levels and across functions. Finance partnering 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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