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Title:  Financial Analyst

Requisition ID:  19850-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY:

 

The Foodservice business of Graphic Packaging International (GPK) produces a variety of paper cups/ cartons, plastic lids and other food carriers as a part of the global food supply-chain. 

 

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

The Financial Analyst will assist with identifying, analyzing, and interpreting key performance measures; engaging in “root cause” analysis to assess changes in metrics and underlying causes; assessing performance against history and benchmarks; and assessing the impact of various performance improvement efforts and measuring results.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES are, but not limited to the following:

 

  • Responsible for Foodservice divisional reporting, consolidation and variance analysis that drive month end and forecast process for Foodservice.
  • Collaborate with key business partners to develop and coordinate the annual long-range business plan (LRP) and annual Plan process.
  • Assist Finance and Sales Management team to report, monitor, interpret, and project financial and operational results.
  • Translate metrics and data into practical insights and communicate those insights with confidence.
  • Generate ad hoc financial models and data analysis. Work directly with other functional areas as needed to execute projects.
  • Improve current reporting processes and build dashboards to drive more effective and efficient analysis for the business unit finance teams, sales leadership, and business unit leadership.
  • Provide a source of business knowledge and problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analysis, recommendations and action programs within the centralized Supply Chain organization.
  • Create and manage forecasting and tracking tools to monitor market performance indicators and key customer activity.

 

 

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an Accounting/ Finance role
  • Proficient Financial Analysis: Ability to analyze financial data (variance analysis, trends, and cost savings valuations). This includes creating spreadsheets, exploring/explaining variances (price, volume. mix), identifying risks & opportunities, and making recommendations. Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient Forecasting Knowledge: Ability to apply financial and cost forecasting concepts that include the development of forward-looking projections (for example, Logistics price/volume impacts).
  • Proficient in Navigating Finance Systems: Ability to research finance systems and processes. SAP, QlikView, and TM1 experience preferred (not required).
  • Effective Communication with Cross Functional Business Partners: Ability to work and communicate with all organization levels (including senior leaders); ability to present and explain financial information to non-finance professionals.
  • Great organizational skills and ability to multitask (meet key deadlines).
  • Ability to develop and demonstrate sound business acumen.

 

 

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. 

 

 

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.

Required Experience

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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.

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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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