Stepan Company seeks a solid hands-on professional to support foreign accounting operations using SAP. The key duties include being primary Corporate financial interface, coordinating closing deadlines, facilitating variation inquiries, resolving SAP related issues during and after month end closes. In addition, this role is also responsible for the following:
Support SAP Finance Team on implementation projects including, but not limited to, foreign roll-outs, upgrades, and optimizations. Support functional testing of upgrades, enhancements or transactions as needed.
Interface with foreign entities to ensure compliance and provide guidance to critical finance policies and procedures. Draw on knowledge and experience of SAP FI/CO processes to develop and maintain up-to-date procedures and best practices.
Knowledge of multinational manufacturing operations and accounting practices.
Hands-on user and configuration knowledge of SAP FI/CO, Costing, FA, and PS.
Solid Excel and Words skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent self-initiative and interpersonal skills.
Bachelors Degree in Accounting with 7 plus years of progressive experience
CPA preferred but not required
Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.
We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.