NewMarket Services

Accountant - SEC Reporting

Location US-VA-Richmond


NewMarket Corporation is seeking an experienced accountant to assist with SEC reporting including the accounting and consolidation of NewMarket’s global operations.  NewMarket Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of performance enhancing fuel and lubricant additives with operations around the world.


  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements in accordance with SEC and FASB disclosure requirements
  • Assist in the development of detailed footnotes
  • Obtain and analyze appropriate data to develop detailed footnote supporting data
  • Assist in filing financial statements (10Q, 10K, 11K) and earnings releases (8K) with the SEC
  • Maintain certain SAP financial accounting modules
  • Design and prepare reports to meet various internal and external requirements
  • Perform account analyses
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of US GAAP
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of SEC requirements
  • Complete special projects as assigned



  • BS Degree in Accounting
  • CPA
  • 3 – 8 years relevant work experience
  • Experience with an ERP software accounting system


  • Experience with SAP ERP software
  • Experience with XBRL
  • Experience with WDesk software
  • Experience with accounting for a manufacturing concern
  • Experience with accounting for global operations including multiple currencies

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. 



  • An in-depth understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting and disclosure requirements
  • The ability to analyze, understand, and apply accounting standards
  • Self-motivated with personal initiative and the ability to work with minimal guidance
  • Effective leadership skills and the ability to function effectively in a team environment
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently
  • Able to handle multiple work interruptions and to maintain focus on details
  • Able to set appropriate priorities and to organize efforts to meet required details
  • Able to use sound judgment to make appropriate decisions based on available data
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to conceive and implement new ideas to achieve improved efficiency
  • 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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