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Plant Financial Analyst

Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 7.6 billion in 2021 and about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. In the United States, LANXESS employs more than 2,000 people at 25 locations in 11 states. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available!

Join our Team!


What we can offer you:

LANXESS is a young company with strong roots! We derive our strength from global presence, management excellence and most importantly our people! Our employees are the pillars of our success.
We offer exciting career opportunities regionally as well as internationally, educational assistance programs, competitive pay and benefits, language training programs, and many other personal and professional development programs that are a part of our vision and values that drive our ongoing success.


Job Highlights

  • Monitor, report, and analyze plant manufacturing costs, production variances (volume, process orders, and spend variances), production volumes and the monthly closing process and progress.
  • Build on new reporting / analysis tools and reports utilizing the recent upgrade to SAP L4P
  • Oversee plant budget process, including cost planning and standard costs, updating Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Headcount planning.
  • Support communications with plant manufacturing team and Business Unit (BU) controlling on all financial topics including ad hoc analysis and project support.
  • Champion review of COGs and lead review and updates of BOMs with manufacturing.
  • Analyze financial performance monthly including identifying spending trends, opportunities, and threats to financial performance.
  • Review raw material and finished goods variances including substitution and usage variance.


  • Bachelor's dgree in Accounting, Finance or related degree.
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in finance and accounting.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to act as a coach, trainer, and advisor at all levels.
  • Excellent computer knowledge and skills, including SAP, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).


What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program.
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing including retirement plans, health programs, life insurance and medical care.
  • Work-Life & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning .


Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.

Requisition ID:  4345

East Hanover, NJ, US, 07936

Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Level of Experience:  Intermediate

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Financial Analyst, SAP, Plant, Financial, ERP, Finance, Technology, Manufacturing

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