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Sr. Financial Analyst - Global Functions (Hybrid)

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

REQ ID:  41232

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Job Summary

 

Reporting to the Finance Manager, Global Functions – IT and Finance within the Corporate FP&A team, the Senior Financial Analyst, Global Functions’ responsibility is to partner with the Information Technology (IT), Innovation & Development (I&D), and Digital (DGX) organizations to support their financial processes.  The successful candidate will contribute to all FP&A related activities for those areas including month-end close, reporting and analysis, rolling forecast, Annual Operating Plan, and the multi-year strategic planning process.  Additionally, financial modeling for new investments on an ad-hoc basis will be a key responsibility for this role.

Responsibilities

 

•    Ensure the integrity of the month-end close process for IT, I&D, and DGX projects, manage expense accruals, confirm proper accounting treatment between capital and expense, and interact closely with the shared services centers and procurement to maintain accurate financials.
•    Maintain internal controls, GAAP compliant environment: address all audit requests timely and appropriately, perform reconciliations to test adherence, raise due diligence items, as required.
•    Prepare routine (e.g., functional reporting packages, EBITDA bridges) and ad-hoc reporting and analysis (e.g., business case financial modeling) to support Global Function Finance Managers.
•    Analyze variances vs. forecast, budget, and prior year.  Highlight trends and identify corrective actions and/or opportunities for cost containment.  Help drive accountability of the cost center managers trough frequent interaction and review of spend to date as well as forecast.
•    Provide financial and decision support to the IT, I&D, and DGX leadership teams and maintain excellent relationships with leadership team members to continuously improve support and service level.
•    Assist in preparing all Investment Committee (IC) review packages for projects requiring IC level approval – establish PAR financials, validate business case, and prepare executive summary.
•    Advise on software asset management and monitoring CIP
•    Support the monthly forecast, AOP, and STRAP processes for IT, I&D, and DGX.  Coordinate and complete updates in financial systems (e.g., Hyperion, SAP, BIA).
•    Provide Wave (tracking tool for saving initiatives) support as needed for IT, I&D, and DGX business partners who act as initiative owners on cost management and productivity efforts.
•    Continuously identify and implement improvements across all financial processes, focusing on process automation and other repeatable, scalable efficiency efforts.
•    Develop and implement Power BI reports and other automated financial tools to provide IT, I&D, and DGX teams with additional insights that better inform decision making.
•    Actively problem solve to develop analytical approaches to answer queries in a timely manner.
 

Soft Skills for Success

 

•    Solid knowledge of business concepts, accounting principles, and strong analytical skills
•    Flexible, patient, and highly pragmatic with ability to reprioritize quickly
•    Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes, and recommend solutions.  Always focused on achieving outcomes.
•    Detail-oriented and able to multi-task under pressure.  Mentally resilient to endure challenges associated with fluid and demanding environments where priorities evolve constantly.
•    Energetic, positive, and collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills.  
•    Ability to organize, manage and prioritize work for self; able to work both independently and in a team environment
•    Entrepreneurial spirit who continuously is thinking about how to work more efficiently / automate processes and proactively puts these ideas into practice
•    Effective, clear, and concise written and verbal communication skills.  Comfortable communicating across all levels of the organization.

Qualifications

 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field required; CPA, CMA, or MBA is a plus
•    3+ years of work experience, preferably in a multi-national, corporate finance setting
•    Experienced user of SAP, BIA / B4P / HANA, and Hyperion
•    Strong modelling skills using Excel, VBA, or Power Query
•    Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Tableau or Power BI is a plus

Requisition id: 41232 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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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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