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Senior Accountant

Company:  Ball Corporation

RS, 11070

Date:  Mar 26, 2024
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  35186

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminum packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.

Position overview:

You will be providing technical support to the accounting team as first point of contact on accounting issues and assisting in the preparation and review of the accounting close and related reporting deliverables. This position is responsible for the recording, accounting, and analysis of various accounting matters within BEVNA ledger. You will be operating in a SOX regulated environment by performing detailed reviews and helping to ensure that BEVNA ledger is free from material misstatements.
Key responsibilities include:

•    Responsible for the completion of key functions as part of the month end closing process, including the preparation and input of journal entries.  Records transactions for the various ledgers including intercompany transactions, SG&A expense, derivatives, compensation and benefits, sales accruals, etc.

•    Drives for results in the timely preparation and analysis of divisional financial results for BPNCA management reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Assists in the review and tracking of periodic reporting items including financial reporting package items and cash flow roll forwards.

•    Understands and executes against key SOX control activities over the financial close process.

•    Develops and monitors procedures and guidelines for the division financial organization.  This includes the maintenance of the beverage division accounting policies.

•    Leads divisional projects to better utilize systems and resources in order to drive or support value-add initiatives.

•    Liaises with other divisions and shared services functions in the performance of accounting responsibilities and in implementing company-wide initiatives.

•    Analyzes monthly cost statements and explain any variances deemed unusual.  

•    Prepares quarterly account reconciliations.


Experience and skills required: 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  

•    Job related experience for 3-5 years.

•    Certifications: CPA preferred.

•    Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations.

•    Working knowledge of the following areas:  advanced accounting principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures; cost accounting, JDE or other relevant ERP systems, Essbase, HFM, computer spreadsheets (Excel) and word processing (MS Word) programs.

•    Ability to apply generally accepted accounting principles, financial concepts, and conditions in the accounting, analysis, and projection of financial information to daily tasks.

•    Fluency in English.

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.





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