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Title:  Analyst, Financial II

Requisition ID:  17530 - 159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 19,000 employees working in more than 80 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Financial Analyst II supports the manager and business management by providing operations analysis, and cost accounting; by directly participating in the business planning process; and by developing, implementing and interpreting corporate financial policy.

A principal activity of the position is to support the manager and operations by ensuring effective business and financial planning and by ensuring that management accounting and control systems are both effective and efficient.  The incumbent participates in the analysis and reporting of actual, plan and forecast operating results, works closely with the mill controllers to ensure standard reporting and operating practices.

This position gives the candidate the opportunity to have responsibility for a business to follow up with other groups in the company to ensure the business is reported correctly.  The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with all units of the organization which allows further growth opportunities. 

 

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Actively participate with the Finance Manager in the formulation of business strategies, objectives and business and financial plans for Paperboard Operations by providing information, analysis, counsel and recommendations in support of the division’s annual and long-range budgeting and forecast processes.
  • Establish, maintain and operate manufacturing cost control policies, procedures and systems that will provide timely, accurate and meaningful data to assist operating management in control of operations.
  • Prepare and/or review the financial analyses of proposed projects to permit sound business decisions and to evaluate the results of completed appropriations.
  • Work closely with the mill controllers to understand the monthly results.
  • Ensure application of established financial controls within area of responsibility by effective implementation and maintenance of financial policies/processes and instructions.
  • Provides information that assists with the preparation of presentations to the Board of Directors and the investment community.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality performance by adopting a customer-based philosophy in the level of service provided.
  • Perform other related duties as required. 

 

 

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • The incumbent should have a broad appreciation and understanding of economics, finance, business management and the interrelationships among these disciplines, as well as a thorough knowledge of cost accounting and general accounting operations.
  • The incumbent should have 2-6 years work experience which includes exposure to manufacturing operations and business analysis and will have demonstrated strengths in analysis, planning and forecasting and interpersonal skills.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Accounting or Finance degree with 2-6 yrs experience

 

SKILLS:

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills, detail orientation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of employees and management
  • Demonstrated ability to implement creative solutions.  Takes initiative and is self-directed.
  • High level of integrity to ensure accurate reporting of financial data.
  • Can work independently without a great need of supervision.
  • Can manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 
  • SAP/Fiori preferred

 

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Availability to travel 0 – 10%;

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

 

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.


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