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Sr. Director, Finance

Company: Amcor
Location: Manchester
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Join Amcor and you can be part of the team that makes the packaging of the future better for people and our planet. -- Here at Amcor, we work together every day to make a positive impact on the lives of millions of people across the globe by providing packaging for essential products, including food, beverages, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal-care. -- We are sustainability leaders in our industry. We are the first global packaging company to commit to make all our products recyclable or reusable by 2025. Our products are vital to support the lives of millions of people across the globe every day. We are always looking for talented and passionate individuals who are motivated to make a difference. Working at Amcor means you will have a unique opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is committed to innovating and driving new solutions to create more sustainable packaging solutions. To find out more about our commitment to sustainability and about Amcor, I LinkedIn--I Glassdoor I--Facebook--I--Twitter--I--YouTube At Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP), our teams are focused on developing and making plastic bottles and jars that create a unique experience and are better for the environment. --Our bottles and jars are primarily made from PET (polyethylene terephthalate), which has rapidly become the world---s preferred packaging material. PET is lightweight, shatterproof, recloseable, resealable, reusable and infinitely recyclable*. With approximately 6,000 people across about 50 manufacturing operations in 11 countries and an annual revenue of US$2.9 Billion, ARP provides rigid packaging solutions to the beverage, pharmaceutical, food, and home and personal care segments. Learn more about the many benefits of PET bottles here.-- *with existing technologies including chemical recycling Sr. Director, Finance Manchester, MI Position Overview: The Senior Director Finance will provide financial leadership to drive financial performance and internal control environment within the Business Unit (BU).-- Specifically, this role will lead or take a leading role in driving financial performance, budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting to help drive the achievement of business objectives. Additionally, the Senior Director will lead the business in the areas of SOX and internal controls and provide a strong supporting role in the areas of strategic planning, acquisition assessment and acquisition integration and synergy capture. Essential Responsibilities and Duties:-- Business Partnering & Financial Leadership

  • Partner with the BU Mgmt team (GM, Sales, Procurement, Operations, Product Development and HR) in identifying and implementing performance improvement activities
  • Provide the BU General Manager (GM) and leadership team with comprehensive financial analysis and guidance on current and expected performance of the business
  • Deliver timely and comprehensive advice to various stakeholders in the areas of profitability, cost management, working capital, cash flow, opportunity cost, and capital utilization
  • Drive the BU to optimize balance sheet (minimize working capital and capex, stretch utilization of existing PPE, maximize cash flow, etc.)
  • Lead BU Outperformance process to identify/deliver on actions to improve business results
  • Advise on financial/business issues relating to acquisitions, plant footprint and ongoing operations
  • Participate in due diligence processes on all acquisitions pursued by the BU with direct responsibility for financial due diligence
  • Ensure the professional preparation, thoroughness and accuracy of the annual and long-term planning processes across BU, building financial models, establishing targets and driving performance in support of the business strategies Financial Reporting & Management
    • Lead and coordinate the BU monthly/quarterly closing and reporting processes
    • Lead and coordinate the BU annual budget process
    • Lead financial modeling related to BU annual strategic plan
    • Ensure the resources, tools and processes are in place to achieve delivery in full, on time and in specification of financial reporting relative to monthly actual, routine forecast and budget planning at BU level
    • Ensure implementation and compliance with Amcor policies and procedures within the BU
    • Drive fiduciary compliance culture and SOX framework within the BU through leadership and support of Amcor---s internal controls processes (BG Management Audit Committee, Internal Audit, SOX audits, etc..)
    • Provide timely communication and analysis for ARP BG as necessary
    • Ensure all aspects of sound financial management of the BU operations, incorporating treasury and cash flow management and financial planning Matrix Organization Support
      • Ensure support and coordination with NA Operations team relative to Beverage BU
      • Ensure support and coordination with NA Commercial Finance team relative to Beverage BU
      • Lead coordination with NA Shared Service organization (Procurement, Accounting, IT, HR) to ensure BU support requirements are met Team Leadership & Talent Development
        • Lead a team of approximately 22 reports (2 direct and 20 indirect), which includes headquarters FP&A team and plant finance personnel
        • Actively manage and develop direct and indirect reports.
        • Develop bench strength within the BU to enable internal promotion and transfer as opportunities arise. Qualifications:
          • Accounting, Finance or equivalent Bachelors degree; MBA preferred
          • Professional accreditation a plus (CPA/CA, CMA or equivalent)
          • 10+ years of progressive experience including senior finance roles with lead financial responsibility
          • Demonstrated background in business partnering with GM, accounting, financial reporting and internal controls/compliance.
          • Executive presence
          • Demonstrated ability to deliver results, with a strong track record of performance
          • Impeccable integrity --- embodies and practices world-class ethical standards. Creates an environment of trust by acting with fairness and consistency, keeping commitments, providing rationale for decisions and generally ---doing the right things------
          • Highly motivated, seasoned and mature executive with high confidence in his/her professional skills and ability to drive decisions
          • Intelligent,--excellent analytical--and--strategic--skills,--as--well as--keen--business judgment and problem-solving skills
          • Ability to effectively manage through direct, matrix and influence-based management.
          • Collaborative team-oriented leadership style is essential. Relates well to people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
          • Superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
          • Excellent organizational skills with--the--ability--to--efficiently--manage--and--prioritize multiple projects and tasks
          • Track record of successful talent development and management
          • Experience with IT systems and tools including SAP ERP, SAP Business Warehouse, SAP Business Planning & Consolidations, SAP Business Objects, etc.
          • Experience in a large publicly traded multi-national manufacturing company strongly preferred
          • Experience working in a matrix organization including shared service functions preferred Competencies: Leadership Framework Competencies Core Competencies:
            • Customer Focus
            • Learning on the Fly
            • Interpersonal Savvy
            • Drive for Results 3-5 Applicable ALF Competencies: Functional/Technical Skills Priority Setting Organizational Awareness Business Acumen Relationships:
              • Reports to VP, General Manager --- Beverage
              • Reports indirectly to CFO, Amcor Rigid Packaging
              • Responsible for talent management / personnel development of--Beverage FP&A team (1 direct / 3 indirect) and plant finance team (1 direct / 17 indirect)
              • Also provides financial leadership / guidance to Sr Manager, North America Operations Analytics
              • Partners with the following internal customers/ other colleagues
                  • Vice President Commercial Finance, North America
                      • Beverage Commercial Lead Team
                      • North America Operations Lead Team
                          • Sr. Director, Finance --- Specialty Containers
                          • VP, Finance --- ARP Shared Services
                          • Other functional groups within ARP (R&D, Procurement, etc.) Work Environment:
                            • Office environment
                            • 10-25% travel -- -- -- ADA Requirements: Physical Requirements ?Normal Vision ?Distant Vision ?Near Vision ?Hearing/ Listening ? Sitting ?Talking/Speaking ?Hand/Finger Dexterity ? Walking ?Standing ?Stooping ?Pushing/Pulling ?Bending ?Kneeling ?Climbing ?Lifting (amount 50+ pounds) ?Carrying (amount 50+ pounds) ?Driving- Forklift ?Lifting (amount ?Carrying (amount ?Driving --- Automobile/truck/van Other Physical Requirements:-- None The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills and/or abilities. Amcor is a thriving S&P 500 organisation listed both on the NYSE (AMCR) and ASX (AMC) with US$13 billion in sales. We have a proud history dating back to the 1860---s and come a long way from a single paper mill based in Melbourne to becoming the global leading packaging company. Today, Amcor is an international organisation empowering its 50,000 employees in over 40 countries and across 250 sites.---- At Amcor we believe in talent through diversity and promote equal opportunity in the workplace and recognise that discrimination and harassment of co-workers based on race, creed, disability, gender, marital or maternity status, religious or political beliefs, age or sexual orientation is unlawful. #CB IND123 #LI-AB2

Keywords: Amcor, Ann Arbor , Sr. Director, Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Manchester, Michigan

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