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Job Description

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Basic Function
The LyondellBasell Internal Audit department has approximately 30 team members located in Houston and Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We are a highly diverse group with 18 nationalities and skills in over 20 languages. Our members have practical business experience in Audit, Internal Controls, Finance and Accounting, IT, Manufacturing Operations, Engineering, Marketing, and Supply Chain. This position is intended to develop basic audit principles, skills, and techniques to evaluate the adequacy of internal controls in both design and application in accordance with professional and departmental standards. The Audit Intern will be responsible for performing and/or assisting in manufacturing, operational, financial, compliance, ad-hoc special projects, Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance activities and demonstrating the ability to function on an increasingly independent basis. This position may require overtime and some travel.
Roles & Responsibilities
Perform accounting & analytical services for corporate and manufacturing departments including Audit, Fixed Assets, Inventory, and Manufacturing Accounting
Ensure the accuracy of the financial statements for which they are compiling through the application of GAAP and analytical investigation
Expected to participate on teams and various project assignments and identify, initiate and promote process redesign to enhance productivity, efficiency, and standardization
Develop the ability to identify and assess key risks and controls within assigned audit areas
Meet with employees in other parts of the business to understand the function being audited, prepare audit work papers and appropriate report / communications, proactively recommend improvements, and participating in Continuous Improvement Teams
Demonstrate teamwork by cooperating with department members, sharing information, utilizing innovations of others, participating in group decision process and accepting additional assignments as appropriate
Must be highly self-sufficient and able to make self-directed decisions as well as support other team members in the department
Manages multiple priorities to meet deadlines and commitments

Min. Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status

Preferred Qualifications
Must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in business related function - accounting or finance preferred
Must be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of GAAP, demonstrate organization and prioritization skills, and have advanced communication and interpersonal skills
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
Overall GPA of 3.0 or greater

Builds effective teamsCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer focusDemonstrates courageDrives resultsEnsures accountabilityInstills trust and exemplifies integrityPosition not eligible for referral bonus.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

About LyondellBasell Industries

LyondellBasell is one of the world's largest polymers, petrochemicals and fuels companies. We are the global leader in polyolefins technology, production and marketing; a pioneer in propylene oxide and derivatives; and a significant producer of fuels and refined products, including bio-fuels. Headquartered in The Netherlands, LyondellBasell has combined annual revenues of nearly $45 billion* and more than 16,000 employees worldwide. Our vertically integrated facilities, broad product portfolio, manufacturing flexibility, superior technology base and reputation for operational excellence allow us to deliver exceptional value to our customers across the petrochemical chain - from refining through to advanced product applications.