Cabot Corporation

  • Senior Financial Analyst

    Requisition ID
    2018-8116
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    CA-QC-Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
  • Position Summary

    Designs, implements and directs financial activities for a complex single site typically set up as a separate legal entity, including implementation of Corporate ERP suite (JD Edwards).  Advises management in all financial matters. Position may have a focus on Accounting or Financial Planning. Primary responsibility for oversight of day to day maintenance of general accounting and/or financial reporting activities at the site. Manages consolidation of financial account statements; monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Lead role in JDE conversion from existing ERP. This is a key responsibility in year 1 of this position.
    • Oversees accounting and/or financial analysis activities for a complex site, typically involving local statutory and tax filings. Has responsibility for legal compliance with all external reporting requirements.
    • Manages overall General Ledger transaction activities and related accounting practices as they pertain to the group sub-legers, including accounts payable, receivables, inventories and fixed assets.
    • Ensures accounting records are prepared and kept in accordance with Cabot’s global standards and generally-accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
    • Manages consolidation of global financial account statements for preparation of necessary government filings.
    • Oversees monthly, quarterly and annual closing processes ensuring accuracy, timeliness, compliance and identification of financial/business issues.
    • Oversees development and communication of forecasts, analyses, budgets and other financial information to senior management. Leads analyses to facilitate decisions regarding capital appropriations, expansion, pricing, product line changes, product/profit performance and others.
    • Support Site Finance Manager in all areas of finance management including cost accounting, financial close, business analyses, capital project evaluation, budgeting and forecasting.

     

    Plant Specific Responsibilities

    • Take a lead role in ensuring Monthly WIP and reconciliation procedures are followed. Works with Process Engineering and Schedulers to understand and correct deviations.
    • Provides guidance and feedback to FGM on financial performance weekly.
    • Actively participates in plant safety programs.

     

    Requirements

    • Expert knowledge of accounting, financial principles and ability to apply in a business setting.
      Strong knowledge of country statutory and tax accounting and reporting requirements.
    • Project Management background
    • Ability to make decisions and take initiative in the absence of perfect information.
    • Ability to build trust and gain support of personnel across organization.
    • Ability to monitor and manage the performance and development of finance staff.
    • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Broad business management experience a plus.

     

    Education/Experience

    • University degree in Accounting/Finance. MBA preferred. CPA required.
    • Familiar with ERP usage, JD Edwards experience is a plus.
    • Minimum five years’ experience in accounting/financial management, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

     

    About Cabot

    Founded in 1882, Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites.

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