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Senior Accounting Analyst, Global Business Services

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  31899

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

We have an immediate career opportunity for a Senior Accounting Analyst at our Charlotte NC, Headquarters. The Senior Accounting Analyst is part of a small general accounting retained team charged with ensuring that the Americas financial statements and general ledgers are accurate and that our outsource partners are well trained and are operating effectively. 

Responsibilities

•    Ensure that:
o    The Americas financial statements and general ledgers are accurate and in compliance with U.S. GAAP.
o    Financial statements and other financial schedules are submitted incompliance with company policies and in accordance with Corporate timelines.
•    Working with our outsource providers to ensure general ledger account reconciliations are complete and easily understood. Ensure reconciling items are well understood and are followed up and resolved timely.
•    Work with wholly owned subsidiaries to ensure compliance with SEE policy and procedures.
•    Takes full ownership of a set of general ledger account reconciliations.
•    Provide ongoing training and support to outsource teams. Help the outsource team to fundamentally understand accounting concepts and Sealed Air policies. Provide accounting guidance on accruals, deferrals, prepayments and allocations. Ensure accurate SOP’s are maintained and well understood.
•    Work with SEE business partners in support of outsource team and vice versa. Facilitate communication between teams. Follow up with business partners when necessary.
•    Support the bank administration activities and liaise between the banks, Corporate Treasury, and our outsource teams.
•    Implement existing Internal Control procedures and Company policies in close relation with Regional Internal Control Manager and Internal Audit
•    Work closely with internal and external auditors to provide needed information when requested. Support Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) programs and procedures.
•    Promote continuous improvement efforts and process optimization. This role is looked at the GL systems expert. Role will participate in SAP system enhancements or selection. Role will also identify and help implement process improvements within SEE and the outsource teams.
•    Participate in and help manage special projects as they arise. 
 

Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5-7 years of General Ledger Accounting working experience 
  • Advanced Excel working knowledge 
  • Large ERP experience with a preference for SAP 

Requisition id: 31899 

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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