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Controller-North America

Company: Trivium Packaging
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:


Location: Youngstown, Ohio, US

Division: AAB-North America



Job Summary:


This position will be a strategic partner to Trivium North American operations, leading efforts to provide financial direction and reporting. The AAB North America Controller will report to the CFO, Americas and will provide support to the AAB North American Operations in financial planning, reporting and analysis.



Job Duties:


· General Ledger Accounting & Financial Statement Preparation - Manage closing process, including for inventory accounting and fixed assets, to achieve timely and accurate financial reporting. Preparation of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow using Hyperion. Direct year end closing (physical inventories, annual true-up adjustments, reconciling trial balance accounts, etc.) Coordination and successful completion of the annual financial statement audit.

· Internal Controls - Responsible for the control environment and all internal controls to safeguard company assets.

· Management Accounting & Reporting - Oversee preparation of internal sales, operations, profitability, and variance reporting including volumes, P&Ls, KPIs, headcount, conversion costs with variable\fixed split and bridges. Responsible for running Profitability Model (using Microsoft BI) and preparation of Financial Review Meeting presentations. Creation of ad hoc cost and profitability analyses. Establishment and maintenance of standard costing system (future state).

· Budgeting & Forecasting - Manage annual budget process including sales volume, production capacity, P&L and capital spending plan. Collaborate with NA and Corporate functional leaders to provide all required deliverables, such as P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statements, on-time and with a high degree of accuracy. Creation of ad hoc short and long-term forecasts as required.

· Capital Projects - Support preparation of Requests for Appropriation (RFAs). Track actual spending, open commitments, and completion cost to approved RFAs. Complete monthly reforecast of capital spending by project.

· Information Technology - Advance the use of IT tools to improve efficiency and data analysis, support corporate IT initiatives.

· Accounts Receivable – Coordinate with Americas Shared Service Director to manage all credit, billing, and collection activities; billing includes intercompany invoicing.

· Accounts Payable - Coordinate with Americas Shared Service Director to manage vendor invoice processing, including foreign payables, and authorize the release of cash disbursements by check, ACH or wire.

· Treasury - Coordinate with Americas Shared Service Director and Americas Finance Director to manage cash daily to optimize liquidity, monitor cash balances. Manage bank Term and Revolver loans and ensure on-time payment of interest and principal. Completion of bi-weekly 13-week cash forecast. Preparation of Balance Sheet and Cash Flow forecasts. Administration of intercompany loans.

· Taxes – Support preparation and filing of income tax returns in collaboration with the Americas Tax Director including 1099s and filing of all other tax returns (except HR-related).

· Special Projects - As assigned by the CFO, Americas Finance Director or NA Plant Manager.



Qualifications and Experience Requirements:


· Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or MBA preferred.

· 10+ years’ experience leading general accounting and reporting.

· Manufacturing Finance experience required.

· A solid foundation in the practical application of financial forecasting, business planning, and analysis.

· Demonstrated competence in the use of software tools for data extraction, manipulation, analysis, and presentation.

· Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.

· Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.

· Ability to develop effective relationships with all levels within the organization.


Work Environment:

This position will perform a majority of job duties in an office environment where using a computer, software applications, telephone, printer, etc. are essential.



Who We Are:


Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care and premium beverages.


At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive, and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.


Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Trivium Packaging, Youngstown , Controller-North America, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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