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Development Program Associate
Huntsman | Houston, Texas
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Job Description:

We are currently looking for a dynamic individual as a Development Program Associate for our Finance organization at our Headquarters located in The Woodlands, Texas.

As a Development Program Associate, a recent graduate or new career professional will receive hands-on experience and enhanced learning opportunities in a work setting aligned with your chosen field of study, while at the same time benefiting from the input of quality rotations within four major areas of the corporation. The Development Program is approximately a 4-year program of professional development through on-the-job training, with rotations in various departments and divisions within Huntsman. Emphasis is placed on practical work experience and rotational work assignments as part of the program associate's professional training. Assignments include multiple aspects of financial reporting with a 9 to 18 -month rotation in each department and/or division. Departments and divisions include, but are not limited to, Internal Audit, Accounting Shared Services Center, Corporate Finance, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Polyurethanes or others. Upon successful completion of the 4-year program, program associates are considered for permanent placement within Huntsman.

What will be expected from you?

* Obtain a working knowledge of the Company and business processes
* Have and continue to gain a working knowledge of analytical skills
* Travel dependent on department/division assignment
* Perform work with a high level of accuracy and efficiency
* Complete assigned tasks within defined timeframes
* Develop and maintain good communication skills with various levels within the Company
* Develop and maintain teamwork
* Develop and maintain leadership skills
* Administrative activities, timekeeping, training, etc. as required and any other assigned duties

What are we looking for in the ideal candidate?

* A minimum of:
* a Master's Degree in Accounting, or
* a Master's Degree in Finance with 12 hours of Accounting, or
* a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 2+ years related experience

* Bilingual a plus (Mandarin and Spanish most desired)
* Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs
* Must be resourceful and a self-starter
* Able to understand process flows, challenge the set up and identify weaknesses
* Excellent reporting and communication skills
* Strong analytical and persuasion skills and able to communicate with all level of the Management
* Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements is an added advantage
* CPA or working towards certification preferred

What can we offer you?

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 10,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service-and the list goes on. The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package which includes: medical, vision and dental, basic life insurance, AD&D insurance, and 401k. Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

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About Huntsman

Huntsman LLC is a manufacturing company of differentiated and commodity chemical products. The Company's business operates in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Pigments, Polymers and Base Chemicals. These segments can be divided into two categories: differentiated and commodity. The Company produces differentiated products primarily in its Polyurethanes, Advanced Materials and Performance Products segments. In the commodity chemical businesses, it produces titanium dioxide derived from titanium-bearing ores in the Pigments segment and petrochemical-based olefins, aromatics and polyolefins products in the Polymers and Base Chemicals segments. (Source: 10-K)

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