Corporate Accounting Manager - Houston, Texas (Hybrid)

Date: Mar 23, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77084

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our Finance team at our Houston Headquarters location. 

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Overall responsibility for the month-end close process
  • Engage with regional shared service and operations finance locations to provide support on accounting recommendations and review of results.
  • Direct ownership of sales operating companies accounting locations – specifically Asia
  • Preparation of monthly internal financial results for distribution to senior management; including preparation of monthly analysis of results and communication to key stakeholders.
  • Analytic support of the balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement for monthly and quarterly reviews
  • Assist with the preparation of the Company's periodic IFRS consolidation and reporting
  • Oversee lease management and reporting 
  • Responsible for drafting technical accounting memos supporting accounting conclusions.
  • Review, develop and implement accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining system of internal controls, including leading the coordination of interim and annual control procedures.
  • Leadership of technology projects for the accounting function
  • Assistance with the due diligence of potential acquisitions, purchase accounting, and accounting for other acquisition-related activities.
  • Assist with other projects as needed.

Required Skills

  • 5-8 years of requisite experience in public accounting and industry with general ledger accounting, technical accounting and reporting.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience utilizing IFRS.
  • Big 4 Accounting experience preferred.
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Experience with SAP or another comparable ERP

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential preferred


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.

Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Houston