Corporate Accounting and Risk Manager


Milwaukee, WI

Industry: Manufacturing


15+ years

Posted 155 days ago

  by    nykeki broussard

This job is no longer available.

BOSTIK is hiring! We are currently looking for a Corporate Accounting and Risk Manager.

As a Corporate Accounting and Risk Manager, you will be responsible for risk management, financial accounting and reporting, and other special projects.

We seek people who want to be part of a growing, world-class organization. We also offer comprehensive benefits effective DAY 1! "Stick" with us!


Job Dimensions

Incorporates both US and Canada

  • Risk Management – 120 claims per year, 4 insurance applications per year
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting - $552M in sales, $114M in accounting reserves
  • Legal – 10 lawsuits per year
  • Real Estate – 5 former vacant facilities
  • Special Projects – typically 7-9 special projects per year, including due diligences for potential acquisitions


Risk Management

  • Claim processing – auto, pollution, product liability – strategy, coordination, Release and Settlement
  • Insurance application preparation, budget preparation and allocation of insurance costs
  • Coordinator of Disaster Recovery– i.e. fires, explosions and other property damages
  • Review contracts and then the applicable Certificates of Insurance for Bostik insurance requirement
  • Analysis and provide waivers to suppliers that do not meet Bostik insurance requirements based on their particular circumstances and mitigating risks

Financial Accounting and Reporting

  • Analysis, forecasting and reporting of insurance, re-organization, legal expenses
  • Working with actuaries for insurance


  • Coordinate and develop strategies with legal counsel regarding insurance claims, litigation matters and other legal issues

Real Estate

  • Coordinator of facility management of 5 vacant facilities. Hire caretakers and make decisions regarding the facility upkeep and emergencies as they happen.
  • Work with EHS on environmental issues associated with the properties.
  • Engage brokers for the sale and disposition of vacant facilities or prospective new Bostik facilities

Special Projects

  • Broad range of projects relating to due diligence of potential acquisitions, re-organizations, Environmental Remediation Team, etc.

Context and Environment

This position deals with all areas within Bostik – Accounting, HR, Customer Service, EHS, Regulator, Supply Chain, Engineering, R&D, Tech Services, Sales and Marketing and Manufacturing within the shared services and business units.

This position also deals with outside legal counsel, actuaries, real estate brokers; Bostik management in Paris and Arkema management in King of Prussia.


  • Mitigation of risks within the organization
  • Efficient and accurate preparation of insurance applications
  • Appropriate handling and processing of insurance claims and litigation matters
  • Accurate accounting and reporting for those items

Additional Requirements:

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • 15 years of a wide variety of business acumen
  • Public Accountingexperience
  • Experience in an Industrial Manufacturing or Chemical manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Claims processing & Insurance requirements
  • MBA preferred / highly valued
  • CPA and or CMA credentials preferred / highly valued
  • Project management experience – Six Sigma
  • Critical thinking and process improvement skills


About Bostik Smart Adhesives

With our eyes on the future, Bostik is driven to develop smart adhesives – enabling us to anticipate needs, create value and shape new capabilities. We are not the right place for everyone. We ARE right for those who work collaboratively to think and act boldly beyond today. Put your potential to work to increase our collective expertise, powered by a spirit of innovation.

As one of the largest adhesive and sealant companies in the world, Bostik designs, manufactures, and markets bonding solutions within a variety of Business Units: Industrial Adhesives (Converting, Assembly, Packaging, Transportation, Flexible Packaging and Industrial Laminations); Consumer and Construction (Flooring Installation Systems, Construction Sealants and Adhesives); and Global Nonwovens(Disposable Hygiene). Bostik is well positioned as part of Arkema's High Performance Materials segment. A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day.

Make a difference with Bostik. Build a career with purpose. Experience the impact powerful bonds can make - at a place where you can feel at home.

Compliance: Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.