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 :
Country Leader Accounting Belux
Finance Centre Belux
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 andreporting (US GAAP). • Acting as a team member and takingpart in some of the accounting, closing and reporting taskswhere needed. • Leading and developing the accounting team(4 FTE) and supporting the Belux Finance teams. • Representingthe Belux Finance Centre in the European and Global SignodeFinance Organisation. • Organization development, accountingfootprint simplification and best practice implementation incl.automation (ERP roll-out), standardization, SOX processes,audit and policy compliance, general TAX matters and statutoryquestions. • Leading improvement projects and driving changemanagement. • Working closely together with functionalcontrollers and with other Finance Country Leaders in Europe.• Acting as a trusted business partner to stakeholders, incl. localmanagement teams. • Reporting directly to the DirectorEuropean Finance Shared Services in Sweden.
•To qualify for this position you have a higher degree inBusiness, Finance/Accounting or Management. • You have arelevant and successful experience in Accounting and/orControlling 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 drivechange management and lead transformation and continuousimprovement projects and processes. • You are proficient in Excelwith experience in ERP systems (e.g. Microsoft Dynamics 365,Navision, SAP) as an advantage. • You have the capacity to workautonomously and efficiently with a high level of responsibility. • You are flexible with a professional and conscientious approachto work and the ability to prioritize workload and take initiative. • You have strong interpersonal and influencing skills. • You haveexcellent communication skills in French and English (oral andwritten). • You are based in or willing to relocate to the south ofBelgium. • If you're residing across the border in France orLuxembourg you are prepared to operate approx. 3-4 days perweek 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.
If you are interested, we ask you to apply on-line by creating a profile and evaluating yourself on the skills and competencies that guarantee success in this position.
Marc Van Beethoven
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