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Title:  Financial Analyst, Strategy & Business Development

Requisition ID:  17376-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  Negligible


Analytical support for all activities and processes of the Corporate Strategy department including 3-year strategic plans, M&A due diligence and integration, and special projects in support of the company’s long range plan objectives. Assist in developing presentations to executive management, Board of Directors, and external entities.


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

  • Must work within and adhere to the company’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Support Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Strategy & Business Development in execution of group responsibilities including but not limited to:
    • Development of GPK’s portfolio strategy
    • Development of Annual 3-year Long Range Plan
    • Development of Senior Executive and Board of Directors materials
  • Research target companies and prepare summaries.
  • Coordinate and provide analysis / financial modeling for M&A due diligence and valuation.
  • Maintain / develop complex financial models as needed.
  • Engage in cross functional teamwork with Innovation, Investor Relations, Finance and Operations.
  • Complete special projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Two plus years of Consulting, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, or M&A Transactional Services experience.
  • Paperboard Packaging Industry experience (ideal)



  • Bachelor’s degree with major in Finance, Accounting or Business-related field required (will consider other degree fields for those who hold their MBA).
  • MBA preferred.



  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Professional maturity to engage with C-level staff and highly confidential company information
  • Ability to independently engage with cross-functional team members on a regular basis



  • 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.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.



  • 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.


Required Experience

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

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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