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OneFinance Rotational Program Analyst (Accounting/Audit/Tax/Treasury, Strategic Planning)


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  81713
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Corporate Accounting
Division:  Finance


Basic Function

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, and a member of the S&P 500.  Every day, our diverse team around the world works k to reliably and safely deliver the chemicals, polymers, fuels and technologies that advance solutions to our world’s biggest challenges, including:

Providing protection against COVID-19:
Manufacturing a complete set of Moplen and Metocene polypropylene grades for melt-blown applications such as surgical and respirator masks
Donating facemasks and face shields 
Approach to a more sustainable world:
Advancing sustainable and circular products
Addressing plastic waste in the environment 
Solutions to tackle climate change

We are the leading producer of oxyfuels worldwide, as well as polypropylene in North America and Europe.  We are also the world’s largest global licensor of polyolefin technologies.  LyondellBasell manufactures products and sells them into more than 100 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

OneFinance Rotational Development Program: 
The LYB Finance Rotation Program is a dynamic and challenging three- year program of a small group of recent graduates.  This program allows new employees three one-year rotations in different functions of the finance organization.  The program is aimed at developing future finance leaders of LyondellBasell and providing employees the exposure needed to reach their potential.  The rotation program will be enhanced by curriculum that allows the employee to develop a deeper understanding of LYB, finance, and professional development.    


Department Overview:
The LyondellBasell Finance organization has team members located between Houston, London, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands.  This rotational program will be based in our Houston offices.    

Roles & Responsibilities

Rotations will be offered across multiple departments of finance and may include rotations in any of the following:


Accounting, Treasury and Reporting - Provide key insights into operational results, helping to drive improved business performance.  We specialize in Financial Reporting, Benefits Accounting, Executive Compensation Accounting, Financial Instruments, Treasury Functions, Hedging and Governance.


Financial Planning and Analysis - Perform budgeting, forecasting, and analysis that supports major corporate decisions of the CFO, CEO, and the Board of Directors.


Internal Audit - Provide the Audit Committee of the Board of Director, Stakeholders, and Management with an ongoing objective evaluation of the Company's internal control environment, in constructive manner that adds value to the business, by identifying opportunities to improve the reliability and quality of the financial, operational and management processes.  


Tax - Responsible for tax compliance, managing cash tax outflow, tax planning to minimize cash taxes and manage risk, tax audits, transfer pricing, tax reporting and support to other departments in making business decisions.


Strategic Planning & Transactions – The Strategic Planning and Transactions department is composed of five teams, which are Planning, Strategy, Transactions, Diligence and Implementation and Corporate Development. The team is responsible for identifying, assessing and organizing LYB corporate acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, co-locations, new joint ventures and other strategic transactions, including major organic capital investments. 

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business equivalent degree
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Finance certification such as CPA or CMA or working towards a certification preferred
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status
  • Position start date is Summer 2023

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment which requires ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge in US GAAP and/or Tax principles
  • Strategic and analytical thinking
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and work across the organization 
  • Must be highly self-sufficient and able to make self-directed decisions as well as support other accountants in the department
  • Must be highly motivated and display strong communication skills, both written and spoken with the ability to work well with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. 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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