Accountant

Univar Solutions
Published
July 21, 2021
Location
Dublin, OH
Category
Job Type

Description

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 
 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 

Primary Purpose:
This role will support a Regional district and work closely with their district finance counterparts to ensure accurate financial statements for the locations within this district.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of Contribution Margin transactions within Region/District including Revenue, COGS & Misc. COS, Standard Freight/Warehouse charges
  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of Warehouse cost centers (site costs) within Region/District
  • Review & analyze District financial statements for accuracy & comparability, providing written explanations for material variances & fluctuations
  • Product Costing ensuring that all costs are captured and correctly accounted for
  • Handle month-end product costing responsibilities and other responsibilities as needed
  • Initiate adjustments in accordance with operating procedures
  • Document errors and adjustments in accordance with operating procedures
  • Work misapplied and out of period payments to correct period
  • Prepare and ensure completeness of balance sheet reconciliations with outstanding items researched and appropriate action taken in a timely manner
  • Analysis and reporting on the balance sheet and income statement
  • Foster business partnership with District Finance Managers & site personnel within Region
  • Assist with the internal and external audits as requested
  • Create and maintain process documentation for assigned duties and processes
  • Provide accounting assistance to project managers and operations staff; respond to financial questions and/or concerns to meet business needs.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain systems, procedures, and policies to ensure adherence to company guidelines and compliance with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, or finance
  • Three or more years of accounting experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency in SAP is preferred

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail 
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills 
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to work, take ownership, and succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Perform various tasks as assigned by manager
  • Participate in various project teams
  • Experience in continuous process improvement
  • Knowledgeable of US GAAP and IFRS

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

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