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Senior Accountant

Date: Dec 31, 2018

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3171 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Senior Accountant will assist the Controller – Business Segments with all aspects of business-related accounting, while developing working knowledge of GRACE businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Licensing business billing management
  • Revenue accounting:   Customer contracts review under ASC 606
  • Assist with derivative accounting and FX currency worldwide P&L review
  • Inventory accounting:  inventory obsolescence, and inventory capitalization calculations
  • Review different business analytics, and balance sheet accounts reconciliations
  • Assist with intercompany accounting
  • Assist with quarterly and annual audit deliverables
  • Research accounting guidance as directed
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Strong GAAP skills/knowledge required
  • Demonstrated accounting and analytical abilities.
  • Excellent organizational, communications, and time management skills
  • Solid business acumen, ability to quickly learn and understand industry and competition, business segments and product lines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to interact effectively with all levels within the organization 
  • Technical accounting experience required
  • Revenue recognition experience (ASC 606) preferred
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • International accounting experience preferred
  •  Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Required Experience

3-5 years of progressive finance and accounting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree, CPA preferred

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Nearest Major Market: Baltimore