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General Ledger Manager, Global Business Services

LOCATION: 

Charlotte, NC, US, 28208 Streetsboro, OH, US, 44241

REQ ID:  32508

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

The General Ledger Manager is part of the retained Global Business Services 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. The General Ledger Manager will report directly to the Controller Americas, Global Business Services

Responsibilities

•    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.
•    Take full ownership for all GBS managed General Ledger Accounts of one major US operating entity and the linked account reconciliations
•    Serve as single point of contact in the GBS Team for that major US operating entity
•    Manage our outsource provider to ensure general ledger account reconciliations are complete and easily understood. Ensure reconciling items are well understood and are followed up and resolved timely.
•    Recommend and drive ongoing training 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 Standard Operating Procedures are maintained and well understood.
•    Identify and drive simplification and standardization of General Ledger processes
•    Continuous drive for improvement, in close cooperation with colleagues responsible for other finance operations in Americas
•    Partners with SEE business partners in support of outsource team and vice versa. Facilitate communication between teams. Follow up with business partners when necessary.
•    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
•    Support Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) programs and procedures.
•    Manage special projects independently as they arise. 
 

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 2 (+) years of direct management experience
  • 8 (+) years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Excel experience is a must
  • Manufacturing industry experience desired
  • SAP, IFS, HFM desired 
  • CPA desired 

 

Requisition id: 32508 

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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