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Senior Accounting Analyst

Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

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.

Summary

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:
    • The Americas financial statements and general ledgers are accurate and in compliance with U.S. GAAP.
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Support of accounting services to the North American payroll and benefits team. Ensure weekly and semimonthly payroll accounting is well documented and understood. Ensure third party payroll accounting systems are kept up to date and all payroll files are accurate. Provide backup support to payroll supervisor.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for coordinating the timely completion of U.S government surveys and reports.
  • Participate in and help manage special projects as they arise. 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Accoutning, Finance or related field
  • 3(+) years of General Ledger Accoutning 
  • Excel is a must 
  • SAP desired 

Requisition id: 26629 

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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