Senior Finance Analyst, Internal Controls

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Date: May 14, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

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. 


Do you have a passion for proactive solutions? Are you able to build relationships through strong partnerships and working towards common goals? Lubrizol is currently looking for a Senior Financial Analyst of Internal Controls to join our strategic Finance organization. In this role, you will work with the Manager of Internal Controls to protect Lubrizol’s assets and reputation by executing a strong internal controls program, while gaining exposure to other departments, functions, and roles for your development. This position would be based at our Global Headquarters in Wickliffe, OH, and follow a hybrid working model. In this position, you would also have the opportunity for occasional international travel, to participate in investigations, and to make an impact on the overall performance of the company.


What you will do:  

  • Perform internal control testing (SOX compliance)
  • Manage rotational testing program (non-scope entities) for compliance.
  • Address open control deficiencies including remediation, retesting, and closing of deficiencies with the business.    
  • Manage control deficiency metrics. 
  • Prepare and present internal control information to Lubrizol Senior Management and Berkshire Hathaway Audit Director
  • Collaborate with regional (Europe, Asia Pacific & Latin America) internal control coordinators to ensure control requirements are completed timely and accurately.   
  • Manage the quarterly 302 certification process
  • Assist with the quarterly internal controls reporting package to Berkshire Hathaway
  • Complete annual risk assessment, including the identification of risks and corresponding mitigating controls.
  • Ensure annual reviews of third-party providers are completed 
  • Monitor segregation of duties and configured controls in GRC Access and Process  
  • Assign mitigating control within GRC Process
  • Work to establish internal controls programs at recent acquisitions
  • Work closely with Internal Audit function to ensure compliance on policies, processes, and procedures.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in internal controls / internal audit, accounting and/or finance / business
  • SOX Testing 
  • SAP, BOBJ, BPC experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office application skills, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong writing and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work under time constraints and handle multiple tasks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Demonstrates strong ethics and integrity
  • Ability to travel as job requires.

Considered a Plus: 

  • MBA or CPA
  • Experience in manufacturing environment
  • Experience with GRC (Governance Risk & Compliance) system (Access & Process)



Why Lubrizol?

  • 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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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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