Title:  Finance Manager

Requisition ID:  3462

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Department:  Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


As a Finance Manager supporting the Americas Converting Division, you will be responsible for ensuring timely and accurate daily/weekly/monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting for the Americas Converting Division to help drive profitability. This includes analyzing financial information, preparing waterfalls, month end presentations and providing the necessary KPI’s for the business.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in a Finance role with 3-4 years in a manufacturing environment and will provide financial reporting to ensure we meet our business objectives. In addition, this position will offer the opportunity to work with cross functional teams to analyze data, provide management with a fair assessment of key projects, including how we can optimize it in a way that helps generate superior business results for the Company.


Position Scope:

Key processes include completing monthly financial reports for senior leadership, developing monthly results presentations, generating the monthly financial outlook, leading the annual budgeting processes and helping to drive long range strategic planning.  Responsibilities also include: analysis and evaluation of the Americas monthly operating results and routine (daily, weekly, monthly) performance metrics as requested.  This role will also act as primary liaison with the operating finance field. 


 Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Prepare results for senior leadership (Day 6 and Day 10) for the division, including waterfalls to explain price/volume/mix, inflation, performance and any other key drivers as needed
  • Lead and manage the financial development for the annual budget
  • Help lead the development of the three-year long range plan
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting for month end results
  • Continue to develop and improve benchmark reporting for the division
  • Coordinate the monthly outlook process by working with the demand and capacity planning teams to support the consolidation of the plant’s financial outlooks
  • Analyze and report the monthly SG&A spend for the functional areas within the division
  • Support the divisional accounting group for audit inquiries, as needed
  • Provide training for key resources for Plant Controllers in the Americas Division, as needed
  • Working with IT to develop and implement data collection/reporting using existing tools.
  • All other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; advanced Finance degree (plus)
  • Minimum 5-7 years in an Accounting/ Finance role
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office Suite tools.
  • ERP systems experience required; SAP preferred
  • Ability to present solutions and impact to senior management
  • Experience with OLAP tools, such as TM1 or Essbase



Salary Min:   $112,560.00

Salary Mid:   $150,045.00

Salary Max:  $187,530.00


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.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta