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Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis


Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  34322

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 $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit


The Senior Analyst of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for preparing and coordinating monthly presentations for the Executive Operational Review (ExOR) as well as monthly and quarterly reports used by key Executives and the Investor Relations team. This position is also responsible for preparing financial updates to the Board of Directors, and a key player in the monthly forecasting process. As part of the FP&A team, the Senior Financial Analyst will also be required to assist with the monthly forecasting process, the monthly variances analysis and support special projects and ad hoc analyses as required. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical and time management 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.


•    Manage and coordinate the materials for the Monthly Executive Operational Review (ExOR) 
•    Maintain Hyperion Essbase cube used for ExOR reporting and coordinate any updates/modifications with Corporate Financial Systems (CFS) team
•    Review and consolidate the change in components of sales (i.e. price, volume, acquisition, exchange)
•    Prepare presentations for the Board of Directors to highlight financial trends and summarize business plans
•    Prepare quarterly support to be used by Investor Relations on the Earnings Call
•    Maintain and update a financial summary for the CEO on a monthly basis
•    Prepare and load calculations for FX translation impact on the future forecasts months and analyze the results through an FX sensitivity model 
•    Perform calculation for Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) targets to determine payout percentages
•    Facilitate and review year-over-year bridges for Adjusted EBITDA performance
•    Maintain Corporate Reporting Calendar for the monthly close process
•    Perform ad hoc analysis using Hyperion and Hyperion Planning systems to support requests from senior management
•    Coordinate and test Planning system changes and updates with the CFS team


•    Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA/CPA preferred
•    3 – 5 years of work experience, preferably in a corporate finance setting of a multi-national or multi-location business
•    Strong interpersonal skills and experience in supporting senior management
•    Solid knowledge of accounting principles 
•    Lean or Six Sigma certification highly desirable
•    Strong verbal and written presentation skills; highly comfortable with Microsoft PowerPoint
•    Advanced Excel user – VBA programming a plus
•    Financial information systems knowledge; preferably SAP, SAP BW, Hyperion Planning and HFM
•    Analytical skills including financial planning analysis
•    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 and prioritize work for self; able to work both independently and in a team environment
•    Collaborative team player, excellent interpersonal and team building skills

Candidates must be authorized to work for any company in the US

Requisition id: 34322 

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.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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