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Lead General Ledger

Lead General Ledger

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Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. With sales almost equally divided between North America, Europe and Asia, the company uses the full breadth of its global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for customers and the corporation. Celanese partners with customers to solve their most critical needs while making a positive impact on its communities and the world. Based in Dallas, Texas, Celanese employs approximately 7,100 employees worldwide and had 2015 net sales of $5.7 billion, visit




• Ensure timely and accurate reporting of accounting data to the reporting and consolidation system, including additional analyses, schedules and research
• Supervise team delivery of month-end closings, general ledger account analysis and reconciliations
• Interact with finance and accounting management through the organization
• Review management reports and financial information analysis on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
• Ensure proper staffing, development and motivation of personnel
• Develop departmental policies and training documents
• Maintain compliance with internal controls
• Lead General Ledger change projects as required
• Continuously improve departmental efficiency




  • 5 years of experience in general ledger accounting/finance for multi-national company
  • 2 years in leadership role is a must
  • Finance or Accounting degree
  • Understanding of US GAAP accounting principles
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Fluent English language knowledge (verbal and written as well)
  • German or Italian language knowledge is desirable
  • Ability to develop, motivate and lead a team of 5-6
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-driven
  • Experience with SAP FI is desirable