Bold. Energetic. Ingenious.Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.
At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.
Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.
We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Interested? We thought you might be, and we’re so glad!
This position will report to the Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting and will have responsibility for preparation of Ingevity’s consolidated financial data. This includes the responsibility for preparing the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Form 8-Ks, 10-Qs and 10-Ks financial filings using Workiva reporting software. The Form 10-Q and 10-K preparation responsibility includes maintaining accurate extension Business Reporting Language (XBRL) data tagging using Workiva as well as maintaining controls and documentation surrounding external reporting and U.S. GAAP compliance.
This position will also have responsibility for the preparation and reporting of the following significant technical accounting items on a monthly and quarterly basis: equity based compensation, diluted earnings per share calculations, pension accounting in addition this role will be directly involved with the implementation of ASC 606 and ASU 2016-02. This position in conjunction with the Director of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting will have the responsibility of maintaining Ingevity’s internal Financial Accounting Standards and the education/training of Ingevity finance personnel to ensure compliance with the Standards. In addition, this position will have responsibility for the preparation and reporting of Ingevity’s employee benefit plan U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and SEC financial statements as well as to coordinate with Human Resources and Legal departments in order to complete the required Form 5500s for all of the Ingevity’s benefit plans.
This position will also take part in the timely and effective research and implementation of any changes in both accounting and disclosure arising from pronouncements of various rule making bodies, including the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the SEC. The activities of these rule-making bodies will significantly impact not only Ingevity’s external financial reports but also the internal financial reporting of the Ingevity’s operations which directly impact the results of the Ingevity.
Bold. Innovative. Visionary. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. Our people are our most valued asset, and the foundation of our success. Would you like to join our bold culture and begin a career at one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina?
How you will impact Ingevity:
Responsible for the preparation of Ingevity’s `33 and `34 Act filings with the SEC. Responsible for the preparation of Ingevity’s employee benefit financial filings with SEC and DOL. Other key areas of responsible will include:
Responsible for coordinating the quarterly external reporting timeline to ensure compliance with internal and external reporting timelines. This includes obtaining proper legal review with internal Legal Department and outside SEC counsel.
Assist with the timely and accurate preparation of SEC filings. This includes the audited financial and footnote disclosures as well as compliance with all SEC Item requires and Management, Discussion & Analysis. Also ensuring earnings release documents support the earnings call script and additional needs of the Investor Relations team.
Participate in and help develop SEC and disclosure training of Ingevity finance team including Corporate Controller’s department.
Responsible for the preparation and reconciliation of accounting and disclosures for the Ingevity’s employee benefit plans.
Responsible for completing and maintaining the accuracy of XBRL tagging within Workiva for Ingevity’s Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs.
Supports financial and SOX audits for external and internal auditors.
Monitor and assist in ensuring the integrity of controls over the external reporting process to ensure compliance with the regulations resulting from the SOX `02.
Responsible for the coordination, where applicable, of local statutory reporting and audits performed by external auditors.
Other key areas of responsible will include:
Will participate in the research of accounting literature and application of technical accounting standards and analysis to complex or non-recurring business issues and transactions (including acquisitions and dispositions)
Will assist in the development and evaluation of company accounting policies by monitoring the activities of all accounting standard setting bodies, including FASB, SEC and PCAOB, and evaluating the accounting and reporting impact of new standards, including development of new accounting policies and coordination of adoption of accounting standards
Responsible for maintaining and updating when considered necessary Ingevity’s Company-wide Financial Standards.
Will be responsible for the accounting and recording of equity based compensation, calculation of diluted earnings per share and basic earnings per share and accounting associated with Ingevity’s employee benefit pension plans.
Responsible for the preparation and reporting of Ingevity’s employee benefit plans as required by the DOL and SEC as well as to coordinate with Human Resources and Legal departments in order to complete the required Form 5500s for all of the Ingevity’s benefit plans.
Maintain objective evidence for Sarbanes Oxley 404 compliance and assist on developing corrective actions, when required.
What you need to succeed:
CPA or active pursuit of CPA is required
4+ years of Big Four (or similar) experience is preferred
4-6 years of experience.
Knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting principles and financial statement preparing required
Knowledge of manufacturing accounting preferred
Public accounting experience is preferred
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a matrix organization.
Technical accounting experience with focus in equity and employee benefit accounting is required
Working knowledge of SAP is a plus
Excellent Excel skills
Prior SEC reporting experience is a plus
Demonstrated ability to work under time pressure
Experience with Workiva (WebFilings) SEC filing tool is a plus
This position is eligible for relocation assistance.
This role is not eligible for employment visa sponsorship. The successful candidate must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship to work in the US.
Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R0000805
Ingevity provides products and technologies that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, we develop, manufacture and bring to market solutions that help customers solve complex problems and make the world more sustainable. We operate in two reporting segments: Performance Chemicals, which includes specialty chemicals and engineered polymers; and Performance Materials, which includes high-performance activated carbon. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bioplastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people.