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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

Job Title:  

Senior Accountant – Accounting operations


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the preparation and review of all accounting activities for the Site, which includes site accounting, inventory accounting, internal controls, managing financial audits and financial reporting.   This position reports to the Accounting Manager for the site.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Broad-based financial role with a wide range of responsibilities including support of the site facilities, inventory control processes and cost accounting procedures, monthly accounting and reporting, financial analysis, technical accounting issues, and internal controls.  In addition, must interact regularly with plant manager and other site personnel on key accounting and operational issues.
  • Assist Accounting Manager with month end close for the site, which includes but is not limited to required journal entries, variance analysis and trend research, along with any other topics that may arise.
  • Ensure site maintains compliance with appropriate internal controls
  • Support with continuous improvement in the areas of accounting operations and financial reporting processes/systems.
  • Maintain local ERP ledgers and reconcile to Hyperion financial statements
  • Analyze and review high quality and timely balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Participate in periodic cycle count and physical inventory processes. Assist with root cause investigations and future optimization initiatives.  
  • Interface with the Financial Planning and Analysis team to assist in providing analysis to management on monthly financial results, including the integration of both financial and operational metrics to ensure the accuracy of plant financial reporting.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external audit teams to ensure effective and accurate reporting for prompt decision-making.
  • Liaise with IT function to assure proper IT controls for processes managed by the position.
  • Assist in integration activities related to key areas of responsibility.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of solid experience in accounting for a manufacturing company.
  • Results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to logically identify solutions or approaches to complex problems.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making ability.
  • Ability to successfully work to reach company goals in an environment in which a wide degree of creativity and flexibility is required.

Safety Expectations:

  • Safety is always the number one priority.  All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others. 
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY.  If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee.

Quality Expectations:

  • Our product is our livelihood.  We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality.  Every employee plays a part in quality
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP

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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact human.resources@novolex.com.


City:  Chelmsford
State:  MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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