Senior Accountant

5 - 7 years experience  •  Chemicals

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17
Columbus, OH
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/18/17


Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical and plastics distributor with a centralized business model.  With operations worldwide, Nexeo offers over 26,000 products used in a broad cross-section of industries, including chemicals manufacturing, oil and gas, paints and coatings, automotive, healthcare andpersonal care. Nexeo distributes these products in North America and EMEA. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge, dedicated technical expertise and Environmental Services.


  • Perform month-end close duties, including monthly analysis and reportingof financial results and tracking of various key performance indicators, including Bad Debt Reserves, Accounts Receivable Aging Balances, Margin Analysis, etc.
  • Prepare and ensure completeness of balance sheet reconciliations inaddition to reporting on fluctuations over various time periods
  • Assist with review and explanations of fluctuations in monthly, quarterly, and annual financial results
  • Ensure proper set-up and recording of Customer & Supplier Rebate Agreements
  • Prepare schedules for quarterly reviews and annual audit
  • Interface with internal and external auditors
  • Develop, implement, and maintain systems, procedures, and policies toensure adherence to company guidelines and compliance with therequirements of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Provide timely accounting assistance to accounting managers andoperational partners; respond to financial questions and/or concerns tomeet business needs
  • Create and maintain process documentation for assigned duties
  • Assist with integration of new businesses into Accounting systems

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or finance
  • CPA or Master’s degree preferred
  • Five or more years of accounting experience (at least 3 in a position ofSr. Accountant or above)
  • Proven experience in continuous process improvement
  • Proficiency in US GAAP and IFRS required
  • Strong proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to effectively communicate with varying levels  of management
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to work, take ownership, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Desire to pursue future leadership opportunities

   Technical Skills 

  • Microsoft Office (high level of proficiency in excel required)
  • Proficiency with SAP is preferred
  • Proficiency with BlackLine is a plus


Nexeo Solutions participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.


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