Valeria Kazarinova - Internal Control Analyst

Valeria Kazarinova gives insight into life and corporate culture at Arkema Inc.

Valeria Kazarinova - Arkema employee

What are your day-to-day responsibilities?

I review company processes and test employees' compliance with established procedures, and how well we (as a company) follow them/comply.

What did you do before joining Arkema Inc.?

I worked for a major propane corporation as a Financial Analyst with involvement in Sarbanes-Oxley Reporting.

What is a major accomplishment you are most proud of?

Right now my major accomplishment is the MBA program I am in.

Why did you apply for a job at Arkema Inc.?

The open position was very interesting, and after meeting with people I knew, I would love to work for this company.

How do you see your future at Arkema Inc.?

In my position I get to see the collaboration of the entire organization, and it is very exciting.  What I learn from the MBA program puts everything into perspective and ties everything together. I hope to be even a better service to Arkema after completion of my MBA.

In your opinion, what are the main qualities that you need to grow your career at Arkema Inc.?

Curiosity and “the need for achievement”. I feel that Arkema gives the opportunity to learn and educate yourself as much as you possibly can.  The more you know, the easier it is to move around and be promoted.

What advice would you give to anyone who wanted to work for Arkema Inc.?

Apply for a job! 

What are some of the highlights of working at Arkema Inc.?

Great environment, great people and great opportunities.  I love coming to work everyday, and it is not just my job, it is the culture of Arkema that makes every day an exciting day.

How would you describe Arkema Inc. in one sentence?

It is a great company to work for.