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Team Lead - General Ledger


Who we are:

LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020 and about 14,200 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.  

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

  • Perform and oversee accounting activities in support of a timely and accurate monthly closing for the North America region.
  • Ensure timely analysis and reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts with adequate documentation/support of transactions, reconciliations, and reports.
  • Participate in determining the proper accounting treatment of complex or unusual transaction.
  • Motivate, develop and direct staff of accounting professionals.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects, audit requests, and business requests.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field is required.  
  • MBA,CMA and/or CPA license is preferred.  
  • 5-10 years of experience.
  • Ability to deal with complexities of understanding and interpreting information with strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills. 
  •  SAP working knowledge preferred and advanced working knowledge of computer applications including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office is required.  
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to lead and manage a small team of professionals required.   
  • Motivated, self-starting individual.  


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, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

Join the LANXESS team!

Must include a resume.


Requisition ID:  3254

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

Job Segment: Accounting, ERP, Manager, SAP, MBA, Finance, Technology, Management

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