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Financial Analyst, FP&A

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  31796

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 $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Summary

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE--SEE) is seeking a Financial Analyst in its Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) group, reporting to the Manager of FP&A Special Projects. This position will be responsible for assisting with the accounting, reporting, and forecasting for Board of Directors approved restructuring programs and will also be responsible for tracking the related cash spend.  This individual will also support a variety of recurring financial processes including monthly reporting and variance analysis, the monthly forecasting process, as well as be a key contributor to the corporate team’s processes, such as supporting the development of the annual operating plan and the strategic plan. This role involves cross-functional collaboration with various teams throughout the organization and across all regions globally.  The ideal candidate is a quick learner and adapter and will have effective communication skills. 

Responsibilities

•    Coordinate and manage restructuring workflow with human resources, finance, and accounting teams globally
•    Perform monthly reviews of restructuring activity and participate in discussions with the Controller’s team to summarize activity
•    Prepare monthly cash flow and P&L forecast for restructuring spend and provide variance explanations related to actuals reporting
•    Coordinate and complete updates and forecasts into financial systems
•    Liaise with accounting teams globally to complete quarterly restructuring accrual reconciliation review
•    Reconcile restructuring savings by function quarterly and collaborate with various finance leads to ensure project savings are reported accurately
•    Coordinate with all functions for spend approval and project cost and savings tracking
•    Facilitate review and approval of XLT and CFO for all related projects
•    Assist with ad hoc projects and tasks as they arise and other key initiatives for the FP&A team as necessary
•    Prepare and analyze various outputs for monthly reporting for the total company P&L
•    Perform analytical review of actual results versus budget, forecast, and prior year at varying levels of the organization and across different information systems for functions and business segments
•    Support the monthly forecasting process, the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the Strategic Plan (STRAP) processes to consolidate functional results and present final proposal to senior leadership
•    Work collaboratively with various groups throughout the organization including Divisions, Supply Chain, Shared Services, Corporate Reporting, Tax and Treasury
•    Identify and implement improvements across financial processes
 

Qualifications

Required
•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•    Minimum 2 years of accounting or financial experience
•    Highly motivated individual with strong business interest and desire to act as a key finance support to various business leaders
•    Cooperative team player with proactive communication style
•    Strong analytical and process improvement skills
•    Solid knowledge of accounting principles
•    Upmost professional demeanor and awareness for interacting with sensitive information
•    Quick learner and adapter
•    Able to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment; able to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines
•    Ability to organize, manage and prioritize work for self; able to work both independently and in a team environment
Preferred
•    Experience with MS Office, including Excel and PowerPoint
•    Experience with SAP and financial information systems, such as Hyperion Enterprise (HFM) and Hyperion Planning
 

Requisition id: 31796 

Relocation: No  

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.
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