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Senior Accounting Analyst

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  33131

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

Are you a "jack of all trades accountant"? Then this job is for you! Sealed Air is looking for a Senior Accounting Analyst to be a part of a small general accounting retained team charged with ensuring that the Americas financial statements and general ledgers are accurate. This role comes with high visibility and ample opportunity for growth! 
 

Responsibilities

•    A well-rounded accounting person that has experience many different aspects of the B/S and P&L
•    This person will be the go to for the other departments within the entity and outside of the entity
•    This person needs to have a variety of experience with different accounting functions.  
•    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.
•    Support completion of monthly journal entries and closing of books.
•    Support monthly, quarterly, annual schedules reporting to Corporate team. 
•    Assist with SAP implementation and reporting from a different system
•    Takes full ownership of a set of general ledger account reconciliations.
•    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.
•    Participate in and help manage special projects as they arise. 
 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting 
  • 2+ years of corporate experience (Manufacturing prefered)
  • Excel skills; IFS would be great; SAP would be great; Implementation of systems would be great
     

Requisition id: 33131 

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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