General Accounting Manager

Richmond, VA

AdvanSix plays a critical role in global supply chains, innovating and delivering essential products for our customers in a wide variety of end markets and applications that touch people’s lives, such as building and construction, fertilizers, plastics, solvents, packaging, paints, coatings, adhesives, and electronics. Our reliable and sustainable supply of quality products emerges from the vertically integrated value chain of our three U.S. based manufacturing facilities. AdvanSix strives to deliver best-in-class customer experiences and differentiated products in the industries of nylon solutions, chemical intermediates, and plant nutrients, guided by our core values of Safety, Integrity, Accountability and Respect.

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Why work at AdvanSix?

• We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being

• Total Rewards program includes a competitive compensation, health, dental, vision & wellness programs, paid vacation, 401K with company matching, health savings programs, disability & life insurance, employee assistance program

• Tuition reimbursement for continued education, certifications, training, and development

• Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences


Position Summary:

  • The General Accounting Leader is responsible for managing the accounting cycle and related procedures and leading a team responsible for ensuring all transactions are recorded in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position is responsible for leading the preparation of monthly financial statements and the maintenance of the general ledger.



Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Lead Closing Process:  Responsible for coordinating AdvanSix’s monthly closing cycle, ensuring compliance with US GAAP as well as producing timely and accurate results.  
  • Manage and Develop People:  oversee a team of 7 people in General Accounting in multiple locations with the focus on developing high performing talent to enable increased productivity, improved processes, and future placement elsewhere in AdvanSix
  • Champion Process Improvement:  Leverage the system capabilities to drive opportunities to improve accounting processes to enhance information available to users and reduce the cycle and touch time required to execute those processes.   Coordinate with other functions to ensure enhanced visibility to information.
  • Improve Control Environment:  Look for opportunities to enhance the control structure of AdvanSix.   Partner with Internal and External Audit functions to identify and improve processes to give greater confidence to the overall financial results.  
  • Execute Special Projects:  Be a key resources to participate in ad hoc analysis, assist in acquisition integration, and participate in larger unique transactions.  



Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field; CPA preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience in accounting and using accounting principles and practices/US GAAP


Additional Qualifications:


  • Comprehensive technical accounting skills Experience managing teams in multiple locations
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to take initiative on all accounting functions relevant to position
  • Ability to manage highly confidential information
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and support various areas of the business
  • Ability to communicate across all audiences with varying degrees of accounting knowledge
  • Ability to influence, coach, and educate a team of accountants
  • Some travel may be required





At AdvanSix, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past work experience doesn’t perfectly align with every qualification in the job posting, we encourage you to still apply. You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles.

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, veteran status, or any other protected classification.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of AdvanSix about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AdvanSix via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AdvanSix, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by AdvanSix for this position and a valid agreement with AdvanSix is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the AdvanSix agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Application Process

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  • It is easy to apply for AdvanSix jobs online. Create a profile in DayForce and upload your resume or fill in the form with your job history.
  • Your profile and resume will be reviewed by a recruiter and you’ll be notified via email whether you will be proceeding with the interview process
  • The first interview will be a telephone screening with the HR and recruiting team, If there is mutual interest, there will be additional interviews with the team and an in-person site visit
  • Once interviews are completed, if you are determined a good fit for the AdvanSix team, a formal offer will be extended. Offers will first be verbally given and quickly followed by a formal letter via email
  • Every offer is contingent on the successful completion of the pre-employment and background checks required for the position.
  • We can’t wait for you to join the team!