Full Job Description
Who we are:
Remember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne? A cold beer after a hard day’s work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench your thirst? Well, it was probably made by us. We are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.
O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world’s best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
With nearly 27,000 employees and an unparalleled footprint spanning almost 80 plants in 23 countries, O-I is a truly global maker of glass packaging.
From engineering and manufacturing to brand development, design and innovation, we are dedicated to providing unique solutions to exceed our customers’ expectations and fuel consumers’ desire for glass.
Graduates are the future leaders of O-I and we are committed to finding the best and brightest talent for our Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP). This 3-4-year rotational program is designed to prepare you for a successful and enduring career with us. You will be offered challenging and diverse opportunities while being supported through a structured learning and development program, with access to a variety of on the job activities, networking and social activities. Your experience with O-I will challenge you, broaden your exposure to the organization and give you a strong foundation.
In the FLDP, you’ll apply your financial skills in assignments in Internal Audit and as a Plant Accountant. You will also have the option to complete two to three elective assignments in the following areas: Corporate Controlling, Treasury, Financial Reporting, Shared Services, Global Tax and North America Division. Other assignments may also be available depending on the business need.
Internal Audit: 6 to 12 months
As an Internal Auditor, you will validate management testing associated with the Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements while participating in the execution of plant, division and corporate audits. You will participate in the planning and execution of various audit projects with the objectives of assessing the design and effectiveness of internal controls and validating the accuracy of account balances.
Plant Accountant: 1.5 to 2 years
As a Plant Accountant you will work closely with the plant controller on the financial aspects of the operation. While your specific duties may vary throughout the assignment, you can expect to participate in month-end and year-end closing and Sarbanes-Oxley reporting and execution, review general ledgers, prepare journal entries, and preform fixed asset, inventory and cost accounting. Relocation is required for this assignment.
Elective Rotations: (2-3 Assignments, 3 months each)
The Corporate Controlling group is responsible for the management reporting done on a monthly basis along with the forecasting, budgeting, and three-year business planning processes. You will assist with the monthly reporting requirements including sales, profitability, and cash flow along with other projects.
In the Financial Reporting group, you will work on analyses and other reporting required for month-end and quarter-end close. You will also help coordinate and document internal control procedures as well as gain an understanding of external financial reporting processes.
The Tax department is responsible for the global effective tax rate, cash taxes, tax planning, and tax return compliance. In this group you will assist with federal, international, state, and property tax returns. You will also be involved in analysis for year-end procedures and various projects throughout the year.
North America Divisional Finance
In this department you will participate in month end close by compiling and reporting data to management, doing journal entries, processing billings and review of internal controls. You will also work with other functional areas as well as the manufacturing plants.
You will support Treasury Operations on a day to day and month-end close basis such as: daily cash positioning, bank credit compliance, investing, short-term debt management, management reporting.
Your Career Path:
What do you want to do? At O-I, successful careers reflect an employee’s ambitions as well as business needs. We value employee development and have several processes designed to assess you and help you increase your skill level.
Next step opportunities in our headquarters include Tax Accountant and Sr. Auditor. Manufacturing positions include Plant Controller and Division Accountant.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Management.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
A record of achievement. We want to see what you’ve accomplished. Show us examples from school, work or extra-curricular activities.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments to meet objectives.
Must be 100% committed to relocation during the FLDP for plant accountant rotation
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
IT background to complement Business coursework.
Internship or co-op experience in a related field. We want to see how you’ve been able to supplement your education with real world situations and problems.
Experience in other software programs and/or ERP systems (SAP)
Foreign language skills.
What We Offer:
Competitive base salary
Opportunity for future growth and advancement
Generous, Award-winning 401(k) plan w/ employer contribution & match
Comprehensive benefits package
Relocation assistance (depending on job assignment)
Relaxed and contemporary dress code
Education Assistance program
Adoption Assistance program
and much more…
If you are smart, passionate, innovative, culturally open, curious and collaborative, we’d like to hear from you.
O-I is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that attracts and embraces the brightest minds and creates a culture that welcomes a diversity of ideas and perspectives while encouraging growth and rewarding performance.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. (O-I does not sponsor working visas for internships or co-ops).
O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at email@example.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.