Financial Analyst

Oxy Deer Park , TX 77536

Posted 3 months ago

Contribute. Grow. Leadwith OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem's market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Financial Analyst with our Manufacturing Facility located in Deer Park, Texas.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products, as our highest priority.

  • Provide accounting services to the Houston Deer Park VCM manufacturing operations by establishing and maintaining control over accounting activities and records required to properly record and document financial transactions. This includes cost accounting, financial month-end and year-end closings, production and inventory accounting, account analysis, government and third party reporting, and third party billings.

  • Ensure the financial reporting and accounting process is timely, accurate, and meets management's needs. Directs, interprets, and maintains the consistent and proper application of sound and generally accepted accounting principles, cost accounting standards, internal controls, and financial policies, procedures and systems.

  • Evaluate the accuracy and reliability of accounting data, effectiveness of existing accounting procedures and controls, and makes recommendations for improvement. Develops, recommends and implements accounting practices to promote consistency, application of best practices, task automation and efficiencies.

  • Provide direction to plant management for opportunities focused in cost management and profit improvement. This includes taking a leadership position in the financial activities of operating contracts and service agreements.

  • Provide support to various cost programs and initiatives by providing cost performance data and analysis, training, and promoting cost awareness.

  • Take on a variety of monthly and quarterly reporting duties and assist manager in ad-hoc analysis.

  • Take a lead role in learning and utilizing SAP and any other financial systems.

  • Take a lead role in preparing and organizing the monthly manufacturing cost outlook and the annual plan for the Houston DP VCM manufacturing site


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance (min 18 hours of accounting credit)

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.

  • Prioritization, organization, and timely decision making skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Ability to work overtime as required and respond to off hour business requests.

  • Physical requirements Must be able to lift 40 lbs., climb ladders and stairs. Walking, bending, stooping is required. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment including the use of a respirator. Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge of SAP.

  • Knowledge of TM1.

  • Masters in Accounting / Finance.

  • Open to future relocation.

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Individual with Disability / Veteran Status

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