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Lead Analyst, Business Finance PE LIP JV


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  79223
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  O&P Americas Business Finance
Division:  Finance


Basic Function

This position is responsible for Financial Support and Controllership activities for our Louisiana Integrated Polymers JV business.  This position will coordinate, consolidate and analyze the annual sales, production, and variable & fixed cost forecasts and  budgets, and is a critical liaison on business finance related issue for the business they support.  He/she acts as focal point for General Ledger/SAP accounting issues as they relate to properly assigning costs and revenues to cost centers and profit centers, and provides guidance to members of the Finance department often through the process of coordinating a joint work product. Strong interfaces exist senior business leadership, operations staff groups and senior management within the CFO organization. The incumbent will be considered a financial planning expert.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide overall financial support to Business Directors and Segment
  • Monthly forecasting and planning of income statement, balance sheet and cash flows
  • Annual budget preparation
  • Quarterly MD&A segment analysis
  • Partner with JV accounting team and Business leadership to understand core financial drivers and successfully translate information to a business forecast 
  • Research and resolve general ledger/SAP accounting issues as they relate to properly assigning costs and revenues to cost centers and profit centers
  • Work with the business to identify and measure KPI’s
  • Support business unit working capital management 
  • Monthly financial analysis and ad hoc special business performance analysis

Min. Qualifications

  • BA in a financial/business related field, although high potential individuals may be considered with less relevant experience
  • A minimum of 6+ years of experience in a multi-entity, complex global environment
  • Experience using ERP and Financial Planning systems (SAP, Oracle, BPC, OneStream)
  • Ability to work independently and within a team to solve problems and drive continuous process improvements
  • Strong analytical, evaluation and judgment skills
  • Attention to detail to ensure accounting and financial information is timely, accurate and complete
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills consistent with a client group including Senior Managers and Executives
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities (multiple tasks) and support business unit management with sound business and financial counsel while constantly challenging to drive the team to optimize results and add value
  • Strong PC skills, including spreadsheets, database, graphics, statistical forecasting, and modeling
  • Exhibits a strong sense of urgency and accountability

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Petrochemical or related industries is a plus





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LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road, and ensuring the safe and effective functionality in electronics and appliances. LyondellBasell sells products into more than 100 countries and is the world's largest producer of polypropylene compounds and the largest licensor of polyolefin technologies. In 2022, LyondellBasell was named to Fortune Magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for the fifth consecutive year.


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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.


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