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External Reporting & Internal Controls Leader

Parsippany, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054, USA Req #396
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
About AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S.-based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect. More information on AdvanSix can be found at http://www.advansix.com.

Position Responsibilities Include Three Areas: Financial Reporting, Technical and General Accounting and Internal Controls as follows:

Financial Reporting:

  • Preparation and review of external financial statements, footnote disclosures, management discussion and analyses in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulations
  • Planning, performing and ensuring all key SEC financial reporting requirements including Form 10-Q, Press Releases, Form 10-K, Form 8-K and Proxy Statement are met in accordance with required timelines
  • Coordinating with various levels of management to accumulate data necessary SEC filings
  • Supporting other SEC filings and investor communications/presentations including quarterly press releases
  • Preparation of and reviewing schedules supporting various data points within SEC filings
  • Supporting the external audit and quarterly review processes
Technical and General Accounting:
  • Provide assistance with the development and implementation of accounting and control policies and procedures
  • Review new accounting standards as they are issued and assist in determining applicability to the organization
  • Assist Director of External Reporting and Technical Accounting, Corporate Controller and CFO with technical accounting consultations and special projects as needed
Internal Controls:
  • Champion compliance and controls across the organization
  • Lead monitoring and certification of the SOX Framework
  • Partner with the commercial, manufacturing and functional organizations in improving processes and driving efficiency while maintaining compliance
  • Providing training and assistance in the remediation of control issues across AdvanSix business processes
  • Pro-active monitoring and engagement of business process and company level controls within the SOX Framework
  • Lead Issue reporting for Senior Management and the Audit Committee
  • Perform business control risk assessments working closely with management to ensure compliance with key accounting and operating policies
Basic Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Minimum of 2-5 years manufacturing and audit experience required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA is strongly preferred, MBA a plus
  • Big 4 accounting experience is strongly preferred
  • Minimal travel is expected
  • Internal Controls Experience
  • SEC Financial Reporting Experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven technical accounting skills
  • SAP and/or BPC experience
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Workiva’s Wdesk system and/or AuditBoard a plus
AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification. To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Other details

  • Job Family FI02 - Controllership
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Parsippany, Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054, USA