NewMarket Services

Accounting/Administrative Assistant

Location US-VA-Richmond
Category
Accounting/Finance

Overview

NewMarket Corporation is seeking an experienced Accounting/Administrative Assistant, with aspirations in the Accounting/Finance roles, to assist the NewMarket global Finance Leadership team. NewMarket Corporation is a Fortune 1000 company and leading manufacturer and marketer of performance enhancing fuel and lubricant additives with operations around the world.

 

Work as a member of the team and assist the team in the daily operation of the Finance function. Work closely with the leadership of the Finance function on administrative tasks as needed. Also work independently on limited Accounting/Finance tasks that will be related to monthly closing/reporting of the company’s finances.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to NewMarket Finance and Ethyl teams
  • Coordinate and issue financial press releases for NewMarket Corporation
  • Coordinate & support investor relations related activities (conference calls, meetings &conferences, shareholder ownership)
  • Perform Accounting related activities in reference to monthly closing of the financial records
  • Perform vendor set-up activities for NewMarket Finance, Ethyl & NewMarket Resources
  • Support bank account management activities
  • Maintain and order office supplies
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:

  • Administrative assistant experience
  • AS Degree in a Business discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
  • Experience with accounting/bookkeeping activities/willingness to learn

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • BS Degree in a Business
  • Office management experience

For NewMarket, Afton or Ethyl employees, an appropriate combination of experiences that will support the required skill base may replace one or more of the specific experience requirements above.

 

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Highly advanced MS Office skillset (including Excel & PowerPoint presentation duties)
  • Experienced in handling administrative duties (meeting/event scheduling/travel scheduling, etc.)
  • Self-motivated with personal initiative
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Able to cope with multiple work interruptions and to maintain focus on detail
  • The ability to conceive and implement new ideas to improve performance and results
  • Able to work overtime, as required

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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