Signode is a leading transit-packaging provider, offering safe and effective products and solutions to customers globally. With over $2B in revenue, 80+ manufacturing facilities across 6 continents and over 9,000 employees worldwide, Signode is a leading manufacturer of a broad spectrum of transit packaging consumables, tools, software, and equipment that optimize end-of line packaging operations and protect products in transit. Signode brings this extensive product portfolio together under hundreds of trusted brands to offer complete transit packaging solutions to its customers. Signode produces strap, stretch and protective packaging. The group also develops and manufactures packaging tools and equipment used to apply the bulk packaging materials. Main customer sectors include the food and beverage, chemicals, building materials and pharmaceutical industries. Signode is a pioneer in the industrial packaging sector with a long history of customer-focused innovations in materials, processes and automation technology that have revolutionized the sector. Since 2018 Signode is the Transit Packaging Division of Crown Holdings, Inc. and sharing a portfolio of products, services and capabilities that make the group the world’s premier end-of-line packaging company.
To develop and spearhead the new Finance Centre of Excellence in Virton (Belgium), Signode is hiring an experienced : ACCOUNTING MANAGER SHARED SERVICE CENTRE BELGIUM
Key purpose of your role is to build and lead the Accounting & Reporting Finance Centre in Belgium while assuring quality and implementing and observing best practices and procedures. Your primary responsibilities include : • Supervising the Finance Centre including accounting and reporting (US GAAP). • Acting as a team member and taking part in some of the accounting, closing and reporting tasks where needed. • Leading and developing the accounting team(4 FTE) and supporting the Belux Finance teams. • Representingthe Belux Finance Centre in the European and Global Signode Finance Organisation. • Organization development, accounting footprint simplification and best practice implementation incl. automation (ERP roll-out), standardization, SOX processes, audit and policy compliance, general TAX matters and statutory questions. • Leading improvement projects and driving change management. • Working closely together with functional controllers and with other Finance Country Leaders in Europe.• Acting as a trusted business partner to stakeholders, incl. Local management teams. • Reporting directly to the Director European Finance Shared Services in Sweden.
• To qualify for this position you have a higher degree in Business, Finance/Accounting or Management. • You have a relevant and successful experience in Accounting and/or Controlling in a larger international company with group reporting. • Knowledge of US GAAP and SOX is a plus, not a requirement. • You can demonstrate leadership skills and you are able to drive change management and lead transformation and continuous improvement projects and processes. • You are proficient in Excel with experience in ERP systems (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics 365, Navision, SAP) as an advantage. • You have the capacity to work autonomously and efficiently with a high level of responsibility. • You are flexible with a professional and conscientious approach to work and the ability to prioritize workload and take initiative. • You have strong interpersonal and influencing skills. • You have excellent communication skills in French and English (oral and written). • You are based in or willing to relocate to the south of Belgium. • If you're residing across the border in France or Luxembourg you are prepared to operate approx. 3-4 days per week out of the office in Virton.
Signode offers a unique and attractive long-term career opportunity in a professional and international work environment. You can look forward to a competitive compensation package with benefits.
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