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Balchem Corporation, and it’s subsidiaries, offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Accounting Supervisor

Department: Accounting/Finance
Location: Marano Ticino

Balchem Corporation (Nasdaq:BCPC) is a publicly traded global specialty chemicals company with $500 million plus in revenue and north of $2.5 billion market cap, having witnessed steady growth over the past five years. The Company was founded in 1967 and is based in New Hampton, NY (Hudson Valley area). Balchem develops, manufactures, and markets specialty performance ingredients and products for the food, nutritional, feed, pharmaceutical, and medical sterilization industries in the United States and internationally. The Company consists of four business segments: Human Nutrition & Health; Animal Nutrition & Health; Specialty Products; and Industrial Products and employs over 1,000 people worldwide who are engaged in many diverse activities, developing the company into chosen market leadership positions.  To learn more about our dynamic, stable and growing company, visit www.balchem.com.

Balchem Italia is based in Marano Ticino (NO), Italy. It’s the indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Balchem Corporation and active into 3 business segments: Animal Nutrition & Health, Human Nutrition & Health and Industrial Products. Balchem Italia supplies quality products into Europe and throughout the world to a variety of end-use markets.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Finance & Accounting Leader for Balchem Italia, the Accounting Supervisor will oversee the general ledger, statutory and fiscal accounting for the Balchem European legal entities, including General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Responsibilities include overseeing, reviewing and executing (as needed) all accounting entries according to company policies, reporting and ensuring controls are followed and in full compliance with SOX requirements.  This role interacts closely with the Assistant Controller responsible for Balchem Consolidations, and the Italian Cost Accountant and Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst and provide support and assistance in the preparation of both internal and external financial statements and other financial information.

Essential Responsibilities:             

Financial Reporting

  • Assists in the preparation of all monthly financial reports (income and departmental statements) for management review
  • Coordinates activities with Financial Planning & Reporting in accordance to deadlines
  • Coordinates and supervise activities of A/R, AP and general ledger

General Ledger

  • Prepares and enter journal entries, as required
  • Reviews journal entries for direct reports
  • Analyzes and reconcile general ledger account balances
  • Prepares expense account analysis as needed

Statutory and Fiscal 

  • Ensures compliance with statutory and fiscal requirements in conjunction with external accounting firms
  • Prepares VAT registers for all entities, Italian and European
  • Prepares Statutory Financial Statements for Italian and European-based entities

Budgeting

  • Participates in the annual budget process, with regards to any required balance sheet, tax, VAT or other statutory assumptions

Sarbanes Oxley Compliance

  • Full involvement in maintaining the Company’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements under the direction of the Finance and Accounting Leader
  • Prepares and maintain documented procedures
  • Interacts with and supply information to internal and external auditors

Other

  • Special projects as requested by management
  • Supplies external audit team with information and analysis for annual audits and quarterly reviews as required

Competencies:

  • Builds solid working relationships and partner closely with peers, business, functional and finance teams
  • Strong business sense, attention to detail and a strong desire to grow professionally are keys to success in this challenging position
  • Understands implicitly how to manage and work with multiple and diverse stakeholders  
  • Articulates with excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative team player, excellent interpersonal, and team-building skills
  • Ablility to work in a fast-paced environment; able to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Willing to “roll up their sleeves”
  • Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results
  • Organizationally savvy with ability to effectively manage in a matrixed and global complex organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances
  • High-energy, proactive, self-starter capable of completing a diverse workload within tight timelines
  • Highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Changes agent and driver of high performance culture

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Accounting;  Knowledge of financial reporting (ITA and US GAAP) and functions
  • At least 5 years’ accounting experience including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable   
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Requires strong oral and written communications skills, computer literacy and professional presentation
  • Fluent in English, both written and orally
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and financial reporting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Proficient with ERP and financial accounting software, eg SAP
  • Flexibility to travel domestically as needed
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule when necessary
765255-jb-1014@balchem.hrmdirect.com

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