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Staff Accountant

Ingevity Corp.

Ingevity Corp.

Accounting & Finance
North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2023

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Are you ready to do something remarkable? Ready to collaborate with an incredible team to solve problems that improve people’s lives? Meet Ingevity.

At Ingevity, we develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads to last longer and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Our people come from all different backgrounds and help reimagine new possibilities daily. We understand there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. We seek out new ideas for tackling complex problems and celebrate achieving the improbable. We value each person’s unique talents and synergize them to create meaningful impact and sustainable solutions for our customers and our world.

Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. If these qualities describe you, we’d love for you to join Ingevity!

Position Overview:

This role will report to the Accounting Close Manager. A successful candidate would be a self-motivated and experienced accountant with a constant drive for process improvement. Interest in developing detailed knowledge/ownership in systems (SAP S4 HANA, Blackline, Coupa) is critical to success in this role. The ability to work on projects across diverse groups is required. The Intermediate Corporate accountant would assist with Ingevity’s accounting books and records.

How you will impact Ingevity:

  • Responsible for the monthly close process for corporate accounting for key areas like prepaid accounts, accounts payable, and accruals.
  • Lead management of SAP and Blackline system administration.
  • Prepare and review general ledger reconciliations in Blackline.
  • Prepare flux analysis of balance sheet accounts
  • Perform accounting and reporting-related SOX controls.
  • Work with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with quarterly and annual audit requirements.
  • Lead process improvement areas in R2R, P2P, and I2C processes working with our outsourced business partner shared service function.
  • Create and review desktop procedures for accounting processes.
  • Work with cross-functional groups on issues and special projects.

What you need to succeed:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting Required
  • CPA a plus
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience
  • Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a matrix organization
  • Knowledge of SAP S4 HANA a plus, specifically FI, CO, and MM modules
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
  • This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US.

Ingevity is a company made up of extraordinary people of every race, religion and background, all worthy of the same dignity. Our differences are one of our great strengths. Join us in building a culture of increasing diversity and respect – a culture where everyone belongs.

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Recruiting Agencies: Ingevity does not accept unsolicited resumes and therefore, will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes.