Supply Chain Finance Director

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208 Danbury, CT, US, 06810 Ashland, OH, US, 44805 Louisville, KY, US Cleveland, OH, US Iowa Park, TX, US, 76367 Modena, PA, US, 19358 Madera, CA, US, 93637 Indianapolis, IN, US Reading, PA, US, 19602 Wichita Falls, TX, US, 76306 Bedford Heights, OH, US, 44146 St. Joseph, MO, US, 64504 Holyoke, MA, US, 01040 Chicago, IL, US Renton, WA, US, 98057 Greenville, SC, US Simpsonville, SC, US, 29681 Rogers, AR, US, 72756 Seneca, SC, US, 29678 Hudson, NC, US, 28638 Duncan, SC, US, 29334 Ayer, MA, US, 01432 Highpoint, NC, US, 27263 City of Industry, CA, US, 91748 Garfield Heights, OH, US, 44125 Hodgkins, IL, US, 60525 Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75051 Hanover, PA, US, 17331 Lenoir, NC, US, 28645

REQ ID:  46399

SEE 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.

SEE strives to foster a caring, high-performance growth culture that will deliver consistent, sustainable profitable growth and accelerate our performance – a culture where accountability is clear and aligned, and where we reward business outcomes and impact. Our culture guides everything we do – how we partner with our customers and suppliers, attract and retain top talent, and create value for our stakeholders. SEE generated $5.5 billion in revenue in 2023 and has approximately 17,000 employees. The company operates out of 46 countries/territories, and our products are distributed in 115 countries/territories around the world. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

Position Summary:

The Supply Chain Finance Director Protective North America is responsible for ensuring consistency and transparency in financial reporting for the North America Protective facilities as well as oversight and compliance with all internal controls.  This role will collaborate with Operations directors for these sites along with Commercial Finance and other business partners. This is a high visibility position reaching many arms of the organization. 

Job Description:

• Manage and guide a team of 7 plant controllers with financial oversight for the Supply Chain activities of the Protective operations sites (23 plants). 
• Key point of contact for Operations and Commercial Finance directors.
• Provide accurate and timely analysis and interpretation to ensure accurate and actionable plant business decisions.
• Coordinate site finance for manufacturing variances, costing, general ledger accounting, performance metrics, inventory valuation and analysis, forecasting and budgeting. 
• Act as financial advisor for the facilities and liaise with local plant management and Regional Supply Chain Management.
• Provide a leadership role that ensures a proper control environment
          o Compliance with accounting policies and chart of accounts
          o Coordinate and ensure that all accounting postings are complete and accurate
          o Evaluate business controls applied to the sites impacting manufacturing and inventory. Work with local management to implement and improve controls as needed.
          o SOX compliance testing and documentation.
          o Ensure that budget & forecast processes are completed within the business timetable, assist in driving accountability.
          o Certify that all transactions are recorded in line with Corporate Policy & Company Code of Conduct.
          o Safeguard all company assets; participate in reviewing asset inventory and utilization.
• Align with Integrated Business Planning process to produce the monthly financial forecast.  
• Lead an accurate and timely month end close.
• Analyze and present monthly Supply Chain financial results to key leaders including commentary and review of actuals and variances vs. budget and vs. forecast.
• Provide finance validation and approval of CTO cost savings initiatives for the North America Protective sites.
• Lead the financial review of local site capital projects, to include working with the company Capital system, approvals and make good analysis.
• Review manufacturing information and work with the business to understand weekly/monthly performance versus standards to enable improvement in performance.
• Analyze, understand, and explain the reasons for movement in all manufacturing costs including month and year to date comparisons to budget and prior year.
• Costing ownership which includes oversight of the annual standard cost campaign for compliance with regional directives, cross site comparisons, review and presentation of actual cost evolution and trends.
• Assist with improving the use and understanding of SAP and the BIA reporting systems. Work with supply chain finance team to establish best practices and maintain consistency. Demonstrate proficiency in these systems, stay abreast of changes and developments.
• Provide ad hoc strategic analysis and scenario planning.
• Responsibilities are not limited to the above requirements.
 

Interaction Required With:

• Supply Chain Organization (management, warehouse staff, manufacturing, finance, etc.,)
• Commercial Finance (Finance Exec. Director, Managers & Analysts)
• Sales/Marketing
• Global business services.
• Internal / External auditors.

Education/Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting or Finance strongly preferred), advanced certifications preferred.
• 5 years relevant finance experience with a background in manufacturing
• Must have ERP, preferably SAP experience.

 

Additional Qualifications:

• Experience with BIA and OneStream are a plus.
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• CMA preferred; other accounting qualifications may be considered.
• Prior team management experience.
• Able to work both independently and within a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with professional presentation.
• Must be flexible, innovative, and comfortable in setting own priorities.
• Ability to understand, interpret, and summarize large sets of data, and determine if the data accurately represents the business. 
• Strong problem solving & analytical skills.
• Experience with high volume operations.
• Strong organization and planning skills.

Requisition id: 46399 

Relocation: No  

SEE is committed to attracting, selecting, and developing talent that reflects the diversity of the communities and customers we serve. We take pride in our selection process to identify,  infuse, and grow talent to align with our culture, values, and norms. SEE prioritizes talent development, fostering a culture of continuous growth and career progression. 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 identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. 

*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

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