Organizational Context and Job Purpose
INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. Comprising 36 individual businesses, we operate 194 facilities in 29 countries throughout the world.
INEOS products make a significant contribution to saving life, improving health and enhancing standards of living for people around the world. Our businesses produce the raw materials that are essential in the manufacture of a wide variety of goods: from paints to plastics, textiles to technology, medicines to mobile phones - chemicals manufactured by INEOS enhance almost every aspect of modern life.
The INEOS Oligomers division includes a wide range of products ranging from LAO, PAO and PIB to Specialty Oligomers, iso-paraffines, cyclopentane and isoamylene which are made in Europe and in the Americas and sold worldwide.
Purpose of the job:
Serve as key member of the Marina View Finance team with the primary responsibility of directly maintaining the business cash and treasury reporting and forecasting systems on a global basis. Will be the primary banking and treasury liaison between the business, banks, and central treasury departments. Creation of key metrics and analysis to optimize the company’s cash positions. Finance team member with the responsibilities of supporting various business initiatives, understanding of the various business processes as they relate to the finance area, support for monthly and annual closing, reporting, and planning processes, reporting of results into teams into various reporting entities/systems. Active participation in various audit activities, both internal and external.
Availability and accuracy of information needed for analysis and reporting – work closely with sources to receive information in a timely manner; identify business cash needs and identify/correct variances and anomalies and establish automated checks to ensure information accuracy.
Working relationships – develop strong relationships with working teams across the global landscape (US, Canada, Asia, Europe), regular communications and coordination with key people in the cash management cycle.
Trust of Leadership – develop trust of leadership, essential for working with sensitive information.
Ambiguity and/or incompleteness of information – exercise judgement and experience to best utilize ambiguous and/or incomplete information as needed
Automated analysis tools – optimize capabilities of automation to process and analyse large volumes of information, especially monthly and annual cash flow and banking reports.
Competing priorities – prioritize and manage complex requirements, particularly during key reporting periods (closing, forecasting, budget, year-end).
Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Coordinate cash requirements with Central Treasury and provide daily/weekly cash forecast for Oligomers and Malmo
Prepare funding / return excess requests to optimize cash flow for the business
Initiate foreign exchange currency trades as required to meet business demands
Ensuring positive bank account balances daily by performing and reporting cash position from banks.
Manage notional and virtual cash reporting processes
Assistance with wires and "one off" payments
Gather and prepare transactional documents for external auditing.
Develop and maintain product margin analysis - communicate trends to Commercial teams, assist in developing specific strategies to support growth and profitability improvements
Monitor sales to ensure no breaches of embargoed countries
Provide annual sales reporting by country to INEOS Group
Develop understanding of key Oligomers business metrics/processes to support analytical needs of the business
Review and maintain global transfer pricing system
Frequently serve on global SAP project teams
Processing of sales and use tax payments in various jurisdictions
Processing of superfund tax
Preparation of property tax renditions
Maintain and improve Process Documentation on treasury operations and other finance processes
Provide analysis required for various government reporting & tax packages, including FBAR
Provide necessary assistance during the monthly close process so that the financial results of our site are accurately completed on a timely basis. This includes recording of accruals, overhead costs, utilities, third party service bill-outs, etc.
Monitor adherence to Ineos Accounting Policy Manual. Prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, or control improvements.
Proficient in the use of SAP, using that expertise to provide support to other users.
Provide backup role for monthly reporting and closing processes
Support for inventory valuation processes for the purposes of reporting/forecasting key adjustments (e.g. COSA, FCIS, UPIS, and NRV)
Assist in maintenance of the materials management system
Direct Pay Sales & Use Tax compliance/reporting.
Coordinate external financial and sales and use tax audits.
Ensure relevant balance sheet accounts are properly reconciled to supporting documentation and proactively identify and resolve any issues or reconciling items.
Skills & Knowledge Required
College degree in Business, Finance, or related field required.
CPA or MBA degree preferred.
Minimum 5 years cash management in a business setting.
Experience in understanding impact of foreign currency translations on business.
Demonstrated record of gaining trust of leadership in working on sensitive issues.
Track record of establishing strong relationship with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization to deliver creative, effective solutions in a difficult and changing business environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English language.
Strong planning and organizing skills with an ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and innovatively to uncover new opportunities.
Successful project team leadership experience with at least small multi-functional business teams.
Possess excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills across all levels and organizational boundaries.
Demonstrated expertise with Microsoft Office products EXCEL, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook required. Working familiarity in Microsoft Access desired.
Demonstrated SAP user reporting expertise desired.
Enjoy working in a close team environment on common goals under both normal and stressful conditions.
Confident in working closely with leadership on a variety of projects from simple to highly complex strategic levels of importance.
Self-starter, able to work independently with minimal supervision on an ongoing basis.
Willingness to learn and to assist others to learn, both within the team and with other contacts within the business.
Flexible and nonpartisan, focused on supporting the business goals.
Sensitivity to cultural differences in working with international colleagues.
ADA Physical requirements, visual acuity requirements and environmental conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and perform tasks requiring repetitive use of hands. The employee must occasionally walk, stand and travel by car, airplane or other means. Exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Employee must have the ability to see written documents, computer screens and to adjust focus.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound.
Work Environment: This job is performed mainly in a temperature-controlled office environment.
Our culture is one of honesty and integrity with an emphasis on safety, health and environmental performance.On our team, people are acknowledged for embracing new practices that help create real value for customers.