Ann Arbor, MI, USA
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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, visitwww.amcor.com I LinkedInI Glassdoor IFacebookITwitterIYouTube 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 worlds 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 Amcor Rigid Packaging Financial Analyst, Financial Reporting & Accounting Ann Arbor, MI Position Overview: This role is part of the Rigid Packaging Business Group (BG) and reports to the Director, Financial Reporting & Technical Accounting. The critical responsibilities of this role are as follows: Lead BG global cash flow reporting process by ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting in compliance with Amcor policies Analyze monthly cash flow forecast submissions and understand significant variances/fluctuations Support processes for establishing, measuring and delivering upon Business Group (BG) cash flow and working capital financial objectives; prepare information and analysis to support proactive management decision making Assist with financial planning and analysis processes including monthly forecasting and actual reporting cycles, annual operating plan, and annual strategic plan Assist with special project activities including working capital initiatives, complex technical accounting matters, business improvement projects, M activities, etc. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Working Capital and Free Cash Flow: Preparation of BG cash flow forecast and consolidation of Business Unit (BU) cash forecasts to support accurate, consistent, and timely reporting Support the preparation of the North America direct and indirect free cash flow (FCF) monthly forecast Review and analyze each monthly BU working capital (WC) and FCF forecast submission Identify, interpret and analyze balance sheet and related cash flow variances to actuals, forecast and operating plan Work with the BUs to understand, quantify and document the impact of business changes on WC and FCF Track unusual items/one-offs by BU that favorably or unfavorably impact WC and FCF Issue monthly working capital and free cash flow reports for ARP and North America Enhance reporting and system capabilities to continuously improve the monthly closing, consolidation and reporting cycle for FCF and WC initiatives Coordinate with BG Finance, BG CFO, BU Finance and other stakeholders to meet cash flow and working capital information needs Financial Planning and Reporting: Assist with planning and execution of the BG requirements relating to the annual budget and strategic plan processes as well as monthly forecast Assist with quarterly reporting processes to support Amcor external reporting Technical Accounting: Lead global balance sheet review process to ensure compliance with US GAAP Assist with month-end journal entries to ensure proper consolidation at the BG level Controls and Compliance: Ensure compliance with the policies and procedures of ARP BG, Amcor, US GAAP and applicable local statutory/regulatory requirements. Qualifications: Education: Minimum undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance Professional accreditation preferred (CPA, CA or similar) Experience: 2 to 3 years of accounting and reporting experience; public accounting firm experience strongly preferred Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP accounting; ability to effectively communicate complex matters to non-technical audience Understands financial statement relationships between balance sheet, income and cash flow statements Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and work under pressure Strong Microsoft office skills (especially MS Excel) required. Effective team player who interacts well with others Knowledge and experience working in a global, multi-cultural environment is preferred Strong interpersonal and decision-making skills Fluency in English (written and spoken) Amcor is a thriving S 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 1860s 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. IND123 CB LI-VA123