NewMarket Services

Accountant

Location US-VA-Richmond
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

About Us

NewMarket Services Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies, and is one of the largest global suppliers of lubricant additives and offers a broad line of fuel additives worldwide. 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Help to ensure the accuracy of financial statements by developing cost standards, analyzing and reconciling inventories at various third-party locations, and assisting with other aspects of monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings. NewMarket Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of performance enhancing fuel and lubricant additives with operations around the world.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing cost standards for inventory
  • Ensure accurate quantity and valuation of inventory and cost of sales
  • Analyze and settle production order variances
  • Prepare account reconciliations, journal entries, and various accruals
  • Identify and record quarterly adjustments for sales cutoff and unrecorded liabilities
  • Respond to appropriate internal and external questions
  • Perform internal controls for assigned processes
  • Prepare annual operating plan (AOP) for third party locations
  • Design and prepare reports to meet various internal requirements
  • Reconcile intercompany balances
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPA designation
  • Experience with SAP ERP system
  • Experience with accounting for a manufacturing entity

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • An in-depth understanding of US GAAP and the ability to analyze situations and apply the accounting standards correctly
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work with only minimal supervision
  • Ability to analyze processes and implement process improvements
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrate effective analytical skills
  • Able to cope with multiple work interruptions and maintain focus on details
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Able to set appropriate priorities and to organize efforts to meet required deadlines
  • Able to work overtime as required

Working at NewMarket

Who We Are - We're a diverse, global family of individuals, who share a passion for developing innovative solutions. We build our professional relationships on respect, integrity and a commitment to safety and quality. Just as these values apply to our professional relationships, they also apply to the way feel about our neighbors and communities.

Our Work - At Afton, our innovative R&D programs lead to global growth. Our lubricant and fuel additives are among the most highly developed and widely used in the petroleum industry. Afton is a recognized and trusted supplier of driveline lubricant additives, engine oil additives, fuel additives and industrial lubricant additives.

Benefits / Compensation - We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages that reflect our commitment to our employees. Our employees are our most treasured asset and we have dedicated resources that allow us to reward our employees for their commitment on an ongoing basis - ensuring our compensation packages are competitive in the industry.

 

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual’s race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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