Lubrizol Senior Accountant, Australia in Sydney, Australia

<h1 id="job-title" itemprop="title">Senior Accountant, Australia</h1> <div class="applylink pull-right"> <a xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="btn btn-primary btn-large btn-lg apply dialogApplyBtn " href="/talentcommunity/apply/537893900/?locale=en_US">Apply now »</a> </div> </div> <p xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="jobDate" id="job-date"><strong>Date: </strong> <span itemprop="datePosted">Mar 16, 2019 </span> </p>

Location: Sydney, Australia, AU, 2128

Company: Lubrizol Corporation



This role assists the Finance Manager in formulating and implementing the overall financial strategy for the operational units in support of the overall company’s business objectives.  He/she needs to work with the shared service finance team to ensure the accounting in compliance with US GAAPs, Lubrizol policies and statutory requirements; and ensure the integrity of financial records, reports and processes in a timely & efficient manner.  He/she will be responsible for one or two full set of the entity accounts. 






  • Manage the costing and inventory activities, including posting journal entries for standard costs review, GIT, variance capitalization / amortization and inventory valuations.
  • Handle fixed assets, including accurate booking, proper management and annual physical sighting.
  • Support & manage annual manufacturing & capital budgeting.
  • Timely month-end close and submission of management reports.
  • Prepare cost statement report and provide appropriate costing data for tendering.
  • As a Finance partner for Operations team, manage cost and expense of operational units, driving productivity/efficiency improvement.




  • Maintain monthly general ledger entries and accruals.
  • Prepare monthly closing activities, ensure Trial Balance is well maintained and closed in a timely & efficient manner.
  • Perform monthly reporting package & variance analysis, ensure Corporate Reporting package is submitted and question from consolidation team is answered in time.
  • Prepare balance sheet and tax schedules with efficient supporting for each account.
  • Perform annual statutory financial statements, monthly cash flow statements and quarterly cash forecasting.
  • Liaise directly with external auditors and tax agent.
  • Liaise directly with internal auditors, ensure compliance to internal processes
  • Proactively participate cross-department and regional process improvement initiatives.
  • Develop sound working relationship with internal and external stakeholders in supporting the business
  • Other ad hoc projects as assigned.





  • Bachelor degree in Accounting & Finance or Business Administration.
  • 5 years' relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Technical competence in costing and management.
  • Strong team player with excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Computer knowledge in MS Office is essential.
  • Sound knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Exposure to ERP systems/SAP.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • High integrity and strong ethical values
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