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Controller, ESG Reporting


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82390
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  ESG Reporting
Division:  Finance


Come Join an Inclusive Team

The role of Controller, ESG Reporting is being created to support the company’s sustainability ambition by ensuring that the company is well positioned to regularly produce investor-grade ESG information.  This position will lead the enterprise-wide efforts to:

  • Establish and maintain a strong control environment for ESG Reporting
  • Comply with upcoming ESG regulatory requirements (SEC, CSRD and ISSB) 

Day in the Life

  • Support key business stakeholders in transforming the ESG reporting process, leveraging experience and due diligence that LYB has developed around financial information to non-financial/ESG information.
  • Own/centralize external ESG reporting, connecting different domains (e.g. external reporting, internal control, internal audit) with knowledge of processes and controls to help deliver on LYB’s ESG objectives and ensure that ERP (and other data management) systems properly configured to meet reporting requirements.
  • Support the external assurance process of ESG data
  • Defining ESG reporting policies to ensure that the upcoming regulatory reporting requirements are properly translated to LYB policies and procedures.
  • The (re)design of ESG data model(s) and reporting processes to meet ESG reporting requirements;
  • Building ESG into the financial closing process and driving initiatives to improve the reporting process through standardization and automation (e.g. robotic processing automation, automated workflows, reconciliations, matching, reporting, etc.).
  • Defining the data management & governance model for ESG reporting.
  • Build ESG reporting capabilities in the finance organization.

You bring this value

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Post graduate degree (in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Management or any other relevant studies) preferred
  • Typically requires 15 + years of relevant experience in industry or public accounting
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in a similar role required
  • Accounting & financial reporting (IFRS and US GAAP)
  • External audit and internal controls (including SOX)
  • ESG reporting experience preferred (in accordance with GRI, TCFD, SASB, GHG Protocol, etc.)
  • Competencies required:
  • Technology and transformation
  • Accounting and financial reporting
  • Regulatory (statutory) reporting 
  • Data and analytics
  • Registered Chartered Accountant / Controller
  • Extensive knowledge of the finance (R2R) process
  • Strong affinity with mapping, analyzing and improving processes and interpreting regulations
  • Experience in ERP system implementations and reporting transformations (e.g., SAP ECC, SAP S/4 HANA, Oracle, BlackLine, Workiva, Enablon, etc.)
  • Managing, leading and supporting large international teams across multiple functions



This is what we offer

We offer employees a competitive total compensation package, which includes base pay and variable incentive pay programs. This supports a pay-for-performance culture, recognizing both individual and company performance, as well as benefit programs that are highly attractive and competitive within the markets for which we compete for talent.


  • The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home.
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Retirement (Pension) Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Choice of Preferred Provider or Consumer Driven Medical Plan including Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental, Vision and Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and LTD Insurance


Please feel free to connect with Jacob Cordova, Talent Acquisition Manager ( for more details. 



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We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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