Manager Technical Accounting

Company Name:
Celanese
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, Texas, 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 .
Responsibilities:
Purpose and Summary of position:
Pro-actively identify and evaluate transactions, complex accounting judgments and financial results ensuring that US GAAP and company policy are appropriately followed and documented.
Monitor and lead implementation of new accounting standards as well as initiatives designed to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of internal control compliance.
Assist in the development and presentation of US GAAP training globally to accounting centers and other finance and business functions.
Qualifications:
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
7+ years technical accounting experience within a Big 4 Accounting Firm.
CPA or equivalent is mandatory, MBA or other Master's equivalent degree preferred.
Clear and demonstrated understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting coupled with ability to apply and communicate knowledge.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Highly motivated, reliable, accurate and able to work independently.
Ability to travel on a limited basis (estimated approx 10%).
Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
SAP experience.
Relevant industry knowledge in the Chemicals, materials and/ or manufacturing environments.
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