Commercial Finance Manager

This position is for Pactiv, a company of Reynolds Group Holding Inc.

Job Description:

  • Serves as a key liaison between the Commercial team and the Finance organization
  • Drives the commercial planning and financial forecasting/budgeting process by developing in-month and 18-month forward channel-level forecasts by customer, factoring in variability in gross price, allowances and material/conversion costs and presents to BU/channel management
  • Supports senior management with information to assist with business decision making (predictive/actionable information and data points)
  • Responsible for monthly analysis, including detailed variance analysis
  • Continuously improve and maintain transparency of activities across the BU
  • Assists with the annual rebate program process, coordinating with regional sales managers to understand, analyze and recommend programs that will aid in Pactiv’s growth (& coordinates proper validation of distributor rebate payments)
  • Creates and maintains a look-forward customer profitability model, which pulls data from multiple locations to efficiently calculate the forecasted profitability of a customer for the next 12 months and factors in potential options in rebates or other items to calculate a pro-forma profitability.
  • Partners with IT to improve data integrity.
  • Overseas the work of 2 direct reports
  • Coordinate monthly Sales Incentive Plan (SIP) tracking
  • Drive corporate initiatives to field sales 


  • BA/BS required with emphasis in finance or accounting (MBA/CPA preferred)
  • 6+ years of experience in a financial analytical role with specific experience in GTN accounting. Public accounting experience preferred
  • In-depth understanding of income statement analysis
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills with an ability to anticipate the needs of the stakeholders and take quick action to satisfy
  • Experience collaborating and working successfully with stakeholders and teams, with particular ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong computer literacy, including familiarity with database development and reporting tools, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel); SAP & HFM/Essbase experience preferred
  • Must have flexibility to work evenings and weekends as deadlines warrant it
At Pactiv, continuous innovation and development has secured our place as one of the world's largest manufacturers and distributors of foodservice and food packaging products. Pactiv currently produces custom and stock foam, plastic, aluminum, pressed-paperboard, PE coated board, and molded-fiber packaging. Our global force of almost 12,000 team members allows us to supply packers, processors, supermarkets, restaurants, institutions and foodservice industries around the world. Over the years, Pactiv has consistently outpaced the competition in safety, innovation and strategic acquisitions. Want to learn more? Visit

Pactiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected by law.  #LI-TM1 "IND1P"

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