For over twenty years, FMC Lithium has been innovating, manufacturing and delivering products and technologies to power a cleaner, healthier and more mobile world. We have grown as a leader in the industry through partnership with our customers, thriving in a marketplace full of challenges and opportunities. The success we’ve achieved follows a simple but critical promise to our customers: provide consistent, high quality products, ensure security of supply, and anticipate solutions for future needs; all backed by a deep expertise in material science.
This expertise and the unprecedented growth in the market made it clear that FMC Lithium is ready to separate into an independently traded company by the end of 2018. The FMC Lithium business is poised to stand on its own with leaders and talent that will drive the organization to greater opportunities and accomplishments. We are investing in our future and our customers’ future, and our best is yet to come.
FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions and to be challenged and take pride in what they do and to love doing it. FMC is a S&P 500, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century. As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries.
FMC employs people across a broad range of occupations around the world. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. Employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV and supports a drug free workplace.
Within the Corporate Controller’s team, Technical Accounting and Reporting (TA&R) is the authority within FMC on Technical Accounting and Reporting matters. TA&R serves as an oversight entity, helping various FMC functions in aligning business and financial reporting requirements. As such, TA&R works closely together with business leaders, FP&A leaders, functional areas such as legal, tax and treasury, consolidations/reporting team and Accounting Operations to assist with the delivery of quality internal and external financial reporting. The Senior Manager, External Reporting & Technical Accounting is a part of this team and will report to the Livent Controller.
This role demands strong technical accounting background, a high-level of financial and analytical skills across multiple areas of responsibility, including all GAAP matters, and excellent communication skills. Experience with a wide variety technical accounting matters as well as SEC and related regulatory filings and other compliance procedures is also critical to the role.
This position will be responsible for the accounting requirements associated with stock based compensation accounting as well as all external reporting requirements in these areas.
This position will be involved in the adoption of the new leasing accounting standard as well as other upcoming standards requiring adoption. The position will also ensure compliance across the company and have key responsibilities for certain global technical accounting matters including the lead on developing and maintaining internal financial accounting policies. The Senior Manager of External Reporting and Technical Accounting will be involved in purchase accounting and valuation of the acquired assets associated with any future acquisitions.
The position is also responsible for managing the timely and effective research and implementation of any changes in both accounting and disclosure arising from pronouncements of various rule making bodies, including the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the SEC.
This position requires very strong personnel management skills, versatility, technical accounting, planning, interpersonal and communications skills, as effective interaction with senior management is a critical to success. In addition, this position will be a key interface between the operations, Corporate staff (tax, treasury, HR, etc.), Public Relations, Investor Relations as well as senior management.
External Reporting Responsibilities
Technical Accounting Responsibilities
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.