Lead Financial Analyst

Lyondell Chemical Company
17 Apr 2019
20 Apr 2019
Contract type
Full time
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell()manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Basic Function
As a Financial Analyst in the FP&A Corporate Function Controlling Group, you will be responsible for the analysis and reporting of Cash Fixed Costs to senior management. You will partner directly with cost center owners and play a crucial role in providing the right level of data and analysis to support management decision making by providing key information on historical/budget trends and related cost analysis at a detailed level

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Analyze cost variances and report findings to Senior management for monthly BRM and monthly cost reporting.
  • Provide Finance support and guidance to budget coordinators
  • Selling, General & Administrative analysis (SG&A )
  • Coordinate, compile, and analyze Global annual budget
  • Coordinate with the Accounting Department and Budget Coordinators to improve processes and reporting
  • Support cost center master data clean–up and headcount reporting
  • Track fixed cost from origination to the consolidated P&L
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis
  • Act as Super User for Fixed Cost systems
  • Conduct Fixed cost budget training presentations to all organizations in the company
  • Lead profit center allocation process for the annual budget process to provide allocated G&A cost to the business
  • Lead special projects as assigned
Min. Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related Business Degree with a minimum of 4 – 6 years of financial accounting or business–related experience.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis.
  • Must be able to take action in solving problems and gain support from budget coordinators and management.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Analytical skills with a strong desire to research and understand underlying cost drivers
  • Team player who can work in a collaborative environment and across borders, with the ability to handle multiple tasks/assignments at the same time and work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate internally with stakeholders at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, time pressures and deadlines and to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Solid experience using SAP, HFM, BW, Analysis for Office and BPC is a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint
Builds effective teams:
Cultivates innovation:
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Instills trust and exemplifies integrity:

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicitedr?sum?s or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.
LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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