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Job ID : 952 

Closing Date : 11/08/2021

Job Category : Corporate 

Location : Pittsburgh Corporate Admin 

  • Relocation will NOT be considered for this position.
  • Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.


Who We Are:

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures plastic resins and other petrochemical products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees take pride in our focus on safety and social responsibility by working together to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability, ESG, and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

NOVA Chemicals helps shape a world where products vital to our health and happiness are even better tomorrow than they are today. We are seeking talented and passionate people who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative environment to join our dynamic team. 


NOVA Chemicals is experiencing growth and because of this growth and the exciting direction we’re taking as an organization, we’re seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Corporate Accountant, Financial Reporting. As a member of the Financial Reporting Team, reporting to the Leader of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations, you will have the opportunity to work in a changing and collaborative environment where you can influence and positively impact the organization.


You Will Use Your Expertise To:

  • Prepare annual and quarterly reports including consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and MD&A disclosures;
  • Compile quarterly disclosure schedules and related financial statement footnotes;
  • Prepare month-end consolidation journal entries and conduct intercompany balance reviews;
  • Perform month-end, quarter end closing activities in support of a team effort to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Coordinate annual audits and quarterly reviews by external auditors;
  • Research technical accounting issues to provide recommendations or alternatives and assist in driving implementation; IFRS and US GAAP;
  • Prepare/review derivative financial instruments accounting and disclosures;
  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects.


What We Are Looking For:

  • University graduate with a minimum of 3 - 5 years related experience;
  • Big four accounting firm external audit experience preferred;
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA); 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills supported by an understanding of accounting, pension accounting, and the application of GAAP; 
  • Must be flexible and open to the role changing as business needs and priorities change; 
  • Excellent organization, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to perform effectively under tight deadlines with multiple priorities;
  • Working knowledge of financial systems - BPC/SAP.


You Can Stand Out If:

  • You are passionate about your work and put care and thought into all that you do.
  • You are responsible and follow through with your commitments to others and to safety.
  • You are innovative and are willing to challenge your biases when problem solving. 
  • You are collaborative, inclusive, and work well with others towards team goals. 


Additional Information:

This position will be located at our US Commercial Center in Pittsburgh, PA


Why NOVA Chemicals?

NOVA Chemicals’ flexible benefit programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees, because when it comes to benefits, everyone has different priorities. Our benefits offerings will vary based on your work location, and are an element of the “Total Rewards” package used to reward employees.


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  • Read more on our Responsible Care® and sustainability initiatives like Project STOP.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available on request.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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