Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil. 


As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.


Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great. 


When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.


*Valvoline Global Operations Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY. We prefer candidates willing to work a hybrid in-office work schedule (3 days per week). We are open to candidates living in nearby markets (i.e. Cincinnati and Louisville), willing to visit weekly. 



Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Financial Reporting Process Lead. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


How You’ll Make an Impact

The Financial Reporting Process Lead is the primary project lead for working with the business teams and the SAP project team in designing and deploying the most effective SAP solution for requirements set forth by the business user community as identified in global workshops and working sessions.  The Process Lead will focus on the financial reporting needs from both an external and internal management view and expands and optimizes the current SAP application configuration/design to serve the finance areas. This role is critical to the implementation of the IT Strategy to minimize custom software applications and maximize the enterprise approach of SAP. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Lead and coordinate overall support to the area of SAP S/4 Finance Financial and Group Reporting and relevant financial applications; contribute to the SAP S/4 upgrade projects and continuous improvement initiatives as the SAP Finance SME.
  • Collaborate on the design, build, testing, data migration, and training activities during the project.
  • Engage with Finance users to understand functional requirements to identify and develop solutions.
  • Lead the area of financial reporting.
  • Validate and document configurations, enhancements, development, and underlying processes.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the implemented reporting and finance processes to design future finance solutions, enhancements, and continuous improvements for SAP based business priorities and initiatives.
  • Liaise with user, business units, and other project teams to deliver SAP best practices to Valvoline.
  • Provide oversight of internal processes with respect to SAP master data, hierarchies, and reporting.
  • Manage and satisfy SAP audit controls and pertinent Aramco program requirements as needed.



What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in accounting, finance or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of SAP Financial and Controlling experience in one or several of below domains: Finance (FI): GL, New GL, AP, AR, AA; Controlling (CO): Cost & Profit Center Accounting, Product Costing, Profitability Analysis (CO-PA), Project Systems (PS): Financial Project Management; Business Planning and Consolidation (BPC): Planning, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Experience with SAP S/4 HANA required. 
  • Advance understanding and experience with Financial and Management Accounting processes.
  • Excellent communication skills to establish credibility at client level and to build problem-solving partnerships with internal customers.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in project teams and take ownership and responsibility.
  • Ability to influence and/or coach others that do not directly report to the role
  • Ability to manage stress; be flexible, internal customer focused.
  • Ability to travel abroad when needed.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills are required; ability to apply systems knowledge to troubleshoot and analyze new issues is critical.
  • Project management experience; experience with documentation, participation in unit testing, integration testing, and cutover activities related to SAP Finance.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

What Will Set You Apart

  • Experience with SAP Central Finance would be a plus.
  • SAP certification is a plus.

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.



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