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Finance Manager, North America Food Care

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34496

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Summary

Our Commercial Finance team is seeking a dynamic Finance Manager who will be responsible for: Financial oversight, and control of one or two Portfolio Business Unit and/or one or two Sectors Marketing in the Food Care Division in North America including analysis and reporting of monthly, quarterly and annual financial results as well as leading the process for creating monthly forecasts.

Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position will have five major focuses:
•    Oversees and participates in complex financial analysis for business unit(s) in support of sales and marketing activities, participating independently as a member of a cross-functional team, not only in regards to the P&L but also the Balance Sheet management, including but not limited to inventory & accounts receivable.
•    Oversees financial analysis for capital projects and investments (such as new facilities and machinery) for the project authorization process.  Oversees business analytics for business unit(s), directing staff to work across functions (e.g., Finance & Accounting, Engineering, Technology & Innovation, sales and marketing) to gather, study and analyze financial data (such as cost margins, expenses and customer activity) to analyze business performance and make recommendations for optimal profitability.
•    Oversees quarterly budgeting and forecasting for product lines and types and the preparation of financial data for the annual budget process.
•    Provides analysis and guidance to support planned capital expenditures, review potential acquisitions/divestitures and/or other potential strategic partnerships, and provide post investment analysis of previous expenditure or investments.
•    Provide leadership to ensure the proper control environment .


Responsibilities:
Reporting and Analysis
•    Coordinating preparation, and appropriately communicating, consolidated Regional financial results for monthly reporting, annual strategic planning, and updated monthly financial forecasts/estimates.
o    Monthly income statement
o    Product/Market line profitability
o    Margin analysis
o    Sales analysis including isolating impacts of price/volume/mix/exchange
o    Customer profitability
o    Working capital and cash flow use/generation
Business Partnering and Investment Support
•    Assist internal customers (Portfolio Directors / Marketing Directors) to establish aggressive but achievable operating plans and monitor progress against existing plans/goals
•    Provide analysis and guidance on capital investments, asset impairment reviews, and make-good analyses of actual versus expected business results
Cash Flow and Balance Sheet Management
•    Working in collaboration with the Global Supply Chain Team, identify and drive adoption of improved collaborative processes to plan, produce, monitor and control finished goods inventory required to support the Portfolio/Market
 

Qualifications


EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field required; CPA, CMA or other Chartered Credential preferred
•5+ years finance experience, with FP&A and operational analysis strengths
•Strong interpersonal skills and experience in working directly with senior management
•System proficiency including Excel, Hyperion, SAP or other ERP & data mining software.
•Strong analytical skills including financial planning and working capital analysis
•Solid knowledge of accounting principles
•Effective, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
•Collaborative team player with team building skills
•Spanish language will be highly considered a plus..

Requisition id: 34496 

Relocation: Yes  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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