Commercial Finance Lead - NA Beverage
MeadWestvaco - Richmond, VA

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Position Title Commercial Finance Lead - NA Beverage

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Business Unit Description
MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.
With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Description
As Commercial Finance lead of the North American Beverage Business, this individual is responsible for leading all commercial finance and accounting activities. This individual will work in strategic partnership with the North American Beverage leadership team and is instrumental developing and executing the profitable revenue growth strategy. This role will be a key member of the Leadership Team and provide financial leadership, guidance to functional leads. This role will partner with Global Key Account leads to develop robust commercial and innovation pipelines to deliver targeted profitable growth targets. Strong collaboration with the manufacturing and supply chain teams to drive margin expansion and working capital improvements. Specific key responsibilities include the following: HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV
People Development/Process Improvement Build a high performance organization Develop finance team to grow professionally with clear development plans Develop and maintain effective working relationships with SBU team Continuous improvement mindset Strategic Planning Leadership
Support the Strategic Planning process for the business, understand value drivers of the business Work closely with the business leadership team to ensure a robust and effective strategy Support business in making resource allocation decisions aligned with strategy Financial Analysis
Develop understanding of business model drivers to deliver profitable growth and margin expansion targets Develop Annual Plan with tactical actions to deliver results aligned with strategic objectives Support finance functional excellence objectives to improve processes, tools and capabilities Create and maintain forecasting processes based on key operational inputs to accurately predict future performance Create reporting/evaluation process to drive accountability for performance and appropriate corrective action to deliver business plan Financial Reporting/Internal Control Systems
Partner with Controller’s organization to develop timely and accurate results Develop and maintain appropriate internal controls WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
BS or BA degree in Finance or Accounting required; MBA degree and/or CPA are preferred Candidate ideally will have substantial operational experience in increasingly responsible financial leadership positions. Global experience with strong global business perspective is preferred. M&A experience including due diligence and post-merger integration is preferred.

United States of America



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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled...