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Financial Analyst

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  37316

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to make 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

The Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) function is looking for a highly motivated Financial Analyst to provide global financial planning and analyses for the consolidated businesses of Sealed Air Corporation. This individual will 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. As part of the FP&A team, the Financial Analyst will also be required to support special projects and ad hoc analyses as required. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills. He / she can think critically to navigate financial information systems and can simplify information to create clear outputs to support decision-making. The candidate must have effective communication skills with all levels of management and be able to work with cross-functional teams.

Responsibilities

•    Prepare and analyze various outputs for monthly reporting for the total company P&L, G&A functions and supply chain functions
•    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 
•    Coordinate and complete updates in financial systems (i.e. Hyperion, BW, SAP, etc.)
•    Perform analytical review of actual functional results versus budget, forecast, and prior year at varying levels of the organization and across different information systems for functions and business segments
•    Support FP&A Managers on various ad hoc requests and special projects
o    Corporate FP&A includes: Total company forecasts and trends; AOP and STRAP ownership; Free cash flow forecasting
o    Supply Chain Finance includes: Inventory, Accounts Payable, Manufacturing Performance, Capex, Operations business partnering
o    G&A includes: IT spend and project management; support for all G&A functions in monthly reporting and forecasting
•    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


•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
•    2 – 4 years of work experience in finance or related fields
•    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
•    Proficiency with financial reporting consolidation systems and analytical tools is desirable – i.e. Hyperion HFM, Hyperion Planning, SAP BW
•    Experience with business intelligence tools such as Power BI & HANA is a plus
•    Strong Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint skills
•    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
 

Requisition id: 37316 

Relocation: Yes  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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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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