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Senior Manager, Metal FP&A and Accounting

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Jul 13, 2024
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  37366

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.

Primary purpose of the position:
The Metal Finance and Accounting Manager will be responsible for all financial aspects of Raw Materials costs and passthrough for the $3.5 billion NCA annual spend. This includes management of forecasting, budgeting, and month end processes, including direct oversight of accounting activities. This role will work closely with leadership across procurement, planning, operations, and finance to deliver results. Additionally, this leader will work directly with Europe and South America to consolidate reporting and understand key drivers of performance.


Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Develop and implement financial plans, budgets, and forecasts for metal-related activities, in coordination with cross-functional teams, to achieve business objectives and optimize financial performance. Drive forecasting and accounting process improvements (NCA and Global).
  • Oversee financial analysis and reporting of metal-related financial data, providing insights, recommendations, and risk assessments to leadership for informed decision-making.
  • Analyze monthly financial results and provide detailed explanations of performance vs plan.
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders on metal mix and metal inventory management.
  • Support global toll metal implementations leveraging learnings from NCA.
  • Lead global standardization of metal reporting and consolidation of metal profitability analysis.
  • Collaborate with Treasury, Planning, and Procurement to manage risk via hedges and other financial instruments.
  • Lead commercial analysis of metal passthrough revenue mechanism alignment with cost.
  • Responsible for systems management and implementation of global cost tracking tools maintenance and roll out to facilitate a analysis of the $7 billion + annual global raw materials spend (including but not limited to the Metal Cube). Collaborate with IT to develop improvements to systems, automate work flows and reports and drive efficiency and data integrity throughout the process.
  • Participate in metal-related audits, financial reporting, and other ad-hoc financial projects, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders as needed and ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations, accounting standards, and internal controls related to metal operations, and proactively address any potential issues or risks. 


Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or relevant field with a preference towards Master's degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years years’ experience doing financial planning and analysis or cost accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years years’ experience doing data analysis.


Skills & Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated skill in data analysis and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated skill in financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated skill in financial modelling and use of microsoft suite.
  • Demonstrated skill in preparing presentations of financial analysis to summarize information for decision makers.
  • Demonstrated skill in leading people.
  • Working knowledge of relevant financial regulations.
  • Working knowledge of accounting standards.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hybrid On-Site Work Environment: Based in Colorado, this position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site for three (3) or more days per work week (with core collaboration days of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday). [Travel and local commute between Ball locations and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.]
  • Hiring Salary Range: $106,100 - $161,920 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


Ball Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody. All qualified job applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, aboriginality, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, age, political affiliation or any other non-merit characteristic.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups to aerosol bottles that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.


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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