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Senior Accountant

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Date: Nov 4, 2020

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.

Accountability Statement:


Provide accurate and compliant financial reporting and actionable insights to meet corporate, segment and US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) requirements, while ensuring a strong internal control environment.


Essential Job Functions:  

  • Record journal entries as part of the monthly close
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of financial reports with commentary as required
  • Issue rebills for intercompany transactions and complete intercompany reconciliations involving global entities
  • Perform account reconciliations and analyses
  • Understand and satisfy the needs of internal customers, educating them on corporate policies and procedures as required
  • Participate in the annual budget process
  • Work on special projects
  • Stay in compliance with internal control requirements


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of corporate accounting or finance experience or minimum 3 years of public accounting experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including strong written communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong work ethic
  • Show initiative
  • Strong detail orientation and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under time constraints and handle multiple tasks
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Capable of learning new systems, procedures, and processes
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications, such as Word and Outlook

Considered a plus:

  • Knowledge of SAP (Lubrizol’s enterprise resource planning software) and BOBJ (SAP Business Objects)
  • MBA, CPA, or other industry related designation



Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


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.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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