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Manager of External Financial Reporting

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Mar 3, 2023
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  25309

Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?


Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.


We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. 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. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.


Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.


We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.



Primary Purpose of the Position

Responsible for the oversight and compliance of Ball’s public financial reporting (primarily 10-Q, 10-K, earnings release financials). Also responsible for the review and analysis of the global consolidated statement of cash flows and the company’s stock-based compensation accounting, including diluted weighted average shares and earnings per share calculations. Assists with financial accounting research and technical support in the evaluation, selection and implementation of the company’s accounting practices


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Responsible for the quarterly and annual preparation of the company’s external 10-Q and 10-K filings. Assists with other SEC filings such as 8-Ks, S-8s, etc.
  • Responsible for the review and analysis of the global consolidating statement of cash flows, including supporting the underlying processes. Responsible for continuous improvement of the process as well as ongoing feedback and training to the divisions.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the company’s stock-based compensation accounting for the company’s various plans, including options, restricted stock units (various forms), etc. Responsible for understanding the various plans and the technical accounting issues surrounding them. Oversight includes the actual expenses as well as future projections for use in budgets and reforecasts.
  • Assists in monitoring financial accounting and reporting developments of the FASB and SEC, among others, for the areas of responsibility. Analyzes potential effects of these developments.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the company’s defined benefit pension and retiree medical reporting as it relates to the 10-Q and 10-K filings. This includes coordinating the year-end actuarial valuation reporting process and ensuring divisions are accurately accounting for these plans.
  • Monitors SOX controls and related activities to obtain evidence regarding the effectiveness and compliance of existing controls.
  • Provides interface support with independent public accountants and others in connection with regular reviews, audits and special projects.
  • Assists in the development and ongoing process of the review and analysis of global consolidated results.
  • Supports the monthly close process for the Corporate Division and the global consolidation.
  • Responsible for the management and development of direct reports.


Position Requirement & Competencies:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experience.
  • Job related experience for 5-7 year(s) minimum.
  • Certifications/Licenses/Other:  CPA.
  • Experience in a Corporate Accounting environment helpful.
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard accounting and reporting techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Ability to work cross functionally with other department personnel, including executive management.
  • Ability to work well with external and internal auditors.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
  • Financial Reporting
  • Global Consolidation Accounting
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all corporate financial systems.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $90,400 - $138,000 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)  
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


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