Third Party Financial Analyst

Company Name:
Company Description:
Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas,
, the company employs approximately 7,600 employees worldwide and had 2011 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 73% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com
The site partner (third party)
financial analyst
is responsible for ensuring financial compliance on existing and future service agreements with site partners for the Clear Lake and Bay City sites. The analyst will ensure accuracy of the monthly communications as well as manage subsequent follow-up action items. In addition to the monthly recurring duties the analyst will develop and communicate the annual budget & forecast information to site partners as well as ensuring compliance with contractual agreements.
Responsible for all site partner budgeting, forecasting,
and billing as well as providing back-up data and serving as the point of contact for financial issues.
Audit the billing processes ensuring direct and allocated costs are accounted for correctly and billed in compliance with the contracts.
Reconcile and analyze incoming invoicing from site partners.
Gain a full understanding of all plant service agreements across both sites, informing Plant Analysts and
of changes in pricing or other financial changes as contracts roll from year to year.
Work with Plant Analyst and Controller to ensure the site partners budget and forecasts are in-line with contract terms.
Work with the FSS
and Plant Analyst to ensure transactional integrity, reconciled variances, and month end issues.
Ad hoc financial analysis
Establish efficient processes to reduce time spent on creating invoices.
Involved in all new agreements to give guidance from an accounting perspective on the way contracts are structured, plus help determine accounting treatment for these contracts.
Required Skills:
4+ years experience as a Financial Analyst
Understand Financial Statements, accounting, and modeling concepts
Ability to work independently
Solid presentation and communication skills
Sound analytical skills to compile as well as dissect and interpret financial and operational information.
Strong interpersonal skills to be able to effectively work with internal and external resources.
Drive and determination to bring tasks to completion in a timely manner within a quick-paced environment.
Ability to manage a number of tasks in a short time frame.
skills with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel (pivot table and v-lookup)
Desired Skills:
Prior experience in corporate accounting/chemical industry
Experience with SAP
Apply online at: https://career-celanese.icims.com/

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