At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers, and to the world.
Manage part of the accounting team to ensure compliance with SOX, financial policies and internal control.
Work close with the Compliance manager ensuring all local deadlines will be met.
Contribute to prioritization of projects and business improvements.
Perform training and mentoring of General Ledger team individuals.
Correct and timely month-end close for the entities under supervisor’s responsibility.
Provide analysis to explain monthly results to management and other SSC customers.
Coordination and preparation of data for external and internal accountants and support.
Ensures compliance with statutory, legal and tax requirements.
Ensures that the books are kept under US-GAAP and local GAAP.
Supports local tax audits and statutory government audits.
Gives advice about opportunities for process improvements and implementation of the agreed improvements.
ERP experience (SAP) is essential.
8 or more years working experience in Accounting/Finance preferably in an international shared service center.
5+ years of management level experience with consistent track record for achieving assigned goals and objectives.
Internal reporting for higher management.
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
Strong English communication skills – verbal and written. Second language preferred.
Education, Certifications & Licenses
Bachelor degree in Accounting or equivalent.
Thorough understanding of financial statements.
General US GAAP knowledge.
Project management training preferred.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.
Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.