LyondellBasell Industries University Recruiting Audit Intern in Houston, Texas

/This job posting is for Audit intern and Associate Auditor candidates only. Other submissions will not be reviewed or considered./

  • Department Overview*

The LyondellBasell Internal Audit department has approximately 30 team members located in Houston and Rotterdam, The Netherlands. We’re 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.

  • Position Overview*

  • Perform accounting & analytical services for corporate and manufacturing departments including Audit, Fixed Assets, Inventory, and Manufacturing Accounting

  • Ensures 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

  • 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

  • Requirements:*

  • 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

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( 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.

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.