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Sr Accountant - Financial Reporting

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 6516

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

We’re hiring another Game Changer to join our Corporate Accounting team based in Columbia, MD. As a Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting, you will report to the External Reporting Manager and assist with managing the external reporting process and providing guidance on technical accounting and disclosure matters. Key Responsibilities include:



  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports included in SEC and other regulatory filings.
  • Prepare/review monthly/quarterly/annual internal and external financial statements.
  • Prepare/review XBRL for Forms 8-K, 10-Q and 10-K.
  • Detail preparation and review of Forms 10-Q and 10-K (and 8-K as needed).
  • Provide audit support for consolidated and separate opinion financial statements.
  • Support investor relations team with the quarterly earnings release process
  • Research current and new accounting and disclosure guidance.
  • Oversee non-SEC external reporting process.
  • Partner with FP&A Cash Manager on cash reporting and forecasting.

Required Skills

  • Strong GAAP skills/knowledge required.
  • Experience with public company reporting desired.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with SAP desired.
  • Strong interpersonal skills—ability to communicate to all levels in the organization and across functions.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Required Experience

  • B.S/B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance or related
  • 3-5 years’ experience with progressive career track within financial arena to include public accounting firm or accounting department within a publicly traded company.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SAP



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


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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