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Manager, AP/ AR

Date: Nov 28, 2018

Location: Charlotte, NC, United States

Company: Sealed Air Corporation

Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

The Manager, AP / AR role is responsible for overseeing the management of AP / AR transactional processes for the Americas region. Specifically, the role will be responsible for overseeing the Cash Application team via a 3rd party outsourced service.  The Manager will assess APAR processes and identify improvement needs while partnering with our 3rd party outsourced services provider. This role will also be required to lead efforts around process improvement and strengthened compliance in the general AP and AR areas. The position reports directly to the Director APAR Americas and will be based at our headquarters in Charlotte, NC.

Job Description Cont.

  • Major responsibilities for this position will focus on:
  •   Oversee the cash applications team for the Americas region, via an outsourced third party.
  •   Manage key performance metrics for the APAR processes in both North and Latin America regions.
  •   Partner with outsourced 3rd party and build relationships to drive change in conjunction with outsourced group.
  •   Strengthen controls and compliance surrounding the APAR processes via improved control and reconciliation processes as well as detailed open item reviews.
  •   Develop and enhance methodologies and practices for APAR process management in line with best practice and practical experience of continuous improvement.
  •   Manage junior resources within AP / AR Americas team.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Solid multi-year experience of Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable processes (5 -8 years+)
  •  Accounting or Finance BA/BS degree
  •  Transactional level SAP experience
  •  Proven ability to drive results in cross functional projects
  •  Experience with internal controls and compliance
  •  Willing to travel (expected frequency quarterly)  

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Able to understand complex issues & clearly articulate improvement ideas
  •  Excellent project management, organization, attention to detail, follow-up
  •  Strong analytical abilities to identify issues & self-start programs to address
  •  Ability to communicate & liaise broadly across functions & the global organization
  •  Deadline & detail oriented
  • Spanish or Portuguese business level fluency (plus)

Requisition id: 26167 

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. Sealed Air participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).


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