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Title:  Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Requisition ID:  14326-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required


Analytical support for all activities and processes of the Corporate FP&A department.  Corporate processes include monthly close, monthly financial forecasts, annual operating plans and 3-year strategic plans.  Responsibilities also include: analysis and evaluation of the Company's monthly operating results, long-range strategic plan presentations, annual budgets, monthly production and financial forecasts, and weekly results reporting.  Assist in developing presentations to executive management, Board of Directors and external entities. Provide analytical support for integration projects, foreign business units, and treasury related activities.  Support continuous improvement activities to achieve world class financial reporting standards.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Coordinate the monthly forecasting process and consolidate financial results
  • Manage background system processes for the forecast
  • Support BU finance leads during forecast process
  • Develop the monthly outlook presentation for CFO review
  • Analyze and present supporting explanations for changes in outlooks requiring deep variance analysis
  • Ad hoc financial analysis of financial and operating metrics to support BOD, Business Unit, CFO and CEO reporting requirements
  • Develop complex Enterprise level financial models


  • Analysis of business unit results: P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Consolidation of Corporate Results with supporting explanations
  • Coordination of reporting with Investor Relations and SEC External Reporting
  • Review Earnings Release and analyst call scripts
  • Ad hoc analysis


  • Support the development and analysis of the Long Range Plan (LRP) plan
  • Support the development and analysis of the annual operating plan
  • Consolidate the financial results for the operating plan
  • Analysis of business segment plans and overall Corporate plans


  • Support Business Units as needed on special projects
  • Support Corporate Level analysis for key items
  • Improve current processes and build dashboards to drive more effective and efficient analysis for the company
  • Support the consolidation and analysis of capital projects


POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:  List minimum level of education, special training, certifications, or technical skills/experience required for this position.

  • BS with major in Finance / Accounting (preferred)
  • MBA with concentration in Finance (preferred)
  • 5-7 years relevant work experience
  • Paperboard Packaging Industry experience (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, SAP R3 / S4 Hana and OLAP tools
  • Strong financial modeling skills


POSITION COMPETENCIES:  List key competencies for the position. Integrity and Trust and Action Oriented are Core GPI Competencies for all positions

  • Integrity and Trust (Core GPI Competency)
  • Action Oriented (Core GPI Competency)
  • Critical thinking
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Management
  • Action Oriented
  • Creativity
  • Learning on the fly
  • Perseverance


Required Experience

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 18,000 employees working in more than 70 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.

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 EEO is the Law Poster.

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