Senior Manager, Business Process Leader (Record to Report)

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Date: Apr 13, 2024

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. 

Lubrizol's Business Process Finance team has an immediate need for a Sr. Manager, Finance Business Process (Record-to-Report), based in Wickliffe Ohio.


What you will do:

  • With a global view, lead the organization to the best end-to-end Record-to-Report (RTR) processes and practices by identifying areas for improvement (business inefficiencies, process governance issues, process gaps, etc.)
  • Translate business strategies and requirements into process requirements for determining appropriate solutions, and functional/technical designs.
  • Analyzing and evaluating existing financial processes, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing process enhancements.
  • Developing and implementing financial business processes, policies, and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Lead process change and integration by provided leadership, discipline, education, and direction for business process improvement.
  • Providing guidance and support to finance teams in implementing best practices and standardizing processes.
  • Be familiar with manufacturing industry use cases, business processes, vendors, IT landscapes, and architecture associated with Record-to-Report processes.
  • Lead the development of business cases to articulate how the value of the improvements and opportunities aligns with business vision, strategy, and desired outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the IT Team regarding process improvement initiatives.
  • Communicate Record-to-Report process improvement strategy, goals, benefits, and successes.
  • Manage daily “how to” and “why” questions.
  • Continue to learn and pursue educational opportunities to remain current in emerging RTR processes, technologies, and concepts.
  • Interface with other key processes (Plan-to-Manufacture, Order-to-Cash, and Procure-to-Pay) colleagues and impacted stakeholders to support cross regional and cross business alignment.
  • Facilitate and participate in roadmap development and portfolio management for process improvements.
  • Serve as the primary monitor of Segregation of Duty risks and advise other Business Process Leaders on these matters.

What you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university.
  • 10+ years of experience with the SAP Record-to-Report process (Corporate Accounting, Operations Finance, Segment Finance, Tax, Treasury, Audit)
  • Proven experience in finance or accounting roles, with a focus on process improvement and optimization.
  • SAP S/4HANA and ECC functional and technical experience
  • Proficient in end-to-end process design/development and integration with cross-functional areas of SAP (Order-To-Cash, Plan-To-Manufacture, and Procure-To-Pay)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify inefficiencies and propose effective solutions.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Willing to travel on a project basis – up to 25% per year.


What will put you ahead:

  • Medium to Large Project management experience
  • Experience with large global manufacturing companies
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Familiarity with SAP Signavio and/or SAP GRC

What Lubrizol offers:

  • 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. #LI-HD1

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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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