Live Chat

Senior Financial Analyst Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Senior Financial Analyst

HEXION INC. - Columbus, OH

Posted: 11/29/2021 - Expires: 2/27/2022

Job ID: 234536239


Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst


Hexion Inc.

US OH Columbus

Position Overview

The Senior Financial Analyst position is responsible for supporting the External Reporting Team in all aspects of the Company's external financial and compliance reporting processes. In addition to the preparation of the Company's financial statements, the Financial Analyst is also responsible for research of complex technical accounting issues, ad hoc reporting requests, and providing thought leadership on various accounting decisions. Hexion is looking for an analytical and detail-oriented individual, who thrives in a complex environment, with a strong background in technical accounting and SEC reporting. This is a high-visibility, challenging position that will provide a broad overview of a dynamic, four billion-dollar multinational organization. For the appropriate candidate, this position will provide an entry for a career path into other Senior or Manager level positions.





Company Overview

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.

Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction

This exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc.

Job Responsibilities

Assist in the planning, organization and preparation of the Company's external financial statements and SEC filings (including Forms 10-Q and 10-K, 8-K), as well as other filings in conjunction with various corporate transactions (i.e. 144A, Form S-1, S-4).
Organize and maintain supporting work papers for amounts and disclosures contained in external financial reports; ensure the accuracy and integrity of all financial disclosures and information.
Coordinate the collection of supporting documentation from various domestic and international locations.
Work with external and internal auditors to provide information required to complete quarterly reviews and annual audits.
Assist in the identification and resolution of key US GAAP and SEC reporting issues and formulation of findings into memos and disclosures.
Collaborate with the investor relations department in the preparation and review of Company press releases.
Assist on special projects as needed to support transactions, accounting standard implementations, etc.
Assist in the analysis of the quarterly financial results leading to significant interaction with external auditors and divisional finance personnel.
Organize and maintain supporting work papers related to Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance.
Participate in and facilitate training for the Global Finance organization on US GAAP related matters.

Minimum Qualifications

3-6 years of relevant work experience including at least 2 years in public accounting (Big 4 preferred)
CPA certification (or in process)
Thorough, comprehensive and current understanding of U.S. GAAP and some knowledge of SEC regulatory requirements; demonstrated ability to interpret and apply U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational and project management skills
Detail-oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills
Willingness to take initiative, own and follow through on projects to completion
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational and project management skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment
Outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of management
Microsoft Excel proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in/with a multinational corporation and/or a manufacturing environment
Experience with SAP R/3 or SAP Business Finance Consolidations (BFC/Cartesis)
Experience with wDesk Workiva reporting software

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting


In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the Department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Disclaimer:  We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position.  All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®: