Assistant Controller External Reporting

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 .
Purpose and Summary of position:
Responsibility for timely and accurate financial reporting.
Team with a broad spectrum of management in gathering data to ensure accuracy of filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, press releases and other external reports.
Lead the accounting execution for certain specialized topics (e.g. pensions, compensation arrangements, goodwill and indefinite lived asset impairment review, severance).
Ensure teams compliance with company policy and SOX.
Qualifications
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
12+ years senior accounting management 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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