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Title:  IT Audit Manager - Data Analytics

Requisition ID:  12601-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%

The Internal Audit Department and team are very dynamic and in high demand.  This team collaborates across the entire organization and provides guidance and support to our business partners. The Department delivers independent, objective assurance and advisory/consulting services designed to add value and improve operations and financial position.  This role has the opportunity to create long-term, sustainable changes that will move the organization forward in supporting the Company’s goals.  Internal auditors will gain an in-depth, up-close understanding of the operations, processes, policies and procedures of Graphic Packaging International. Partnering with management, they will provide invaluable operational knowledge and industry insights.



The Manager IT Audit and Data Analytics will deliver independent, objective assurance and advisory/consulting services designed to add value and improve GPK’s operations and financial position.  This includes assuring GPK is positioned to achieve its strategic objectives and promoting sustainable, efficient and effective financial reporting and business controls and processes. 


The Manager will serve a key role in the Internal Audit Department leading and collaborating with IT Management and the third party internal and external audit teams. This position will be responsible for addressing all department needs specific to the planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling of data analytics operation and IT audits.  This includes managing the data analytical and fraud detection needs of the Internal Audit Department. 


This role is key to accomplishing the transition to our long-term vision for internal audit and will reduce third party spend while increasing knowledge and skills within the organization.


Responsibilities include collaborating with all levels of management and third party internal and external audit teams to improve utilization of data analysis and business knowledge to impact the bottom line of Graphic Packaging while reducing the complexity, cost, and risks to the organization.


Job Duties:

  • Lead internal audit’s data analytics strategy and initiatives including supporting all functional areas of Internal Audit including SOX, executing operational audits, investigations, process assessments, plant audits, and regular inventory observations. This includes developing and growing the D&A strategy.
  • Work with enterprise risk management, internal audit, and the business to identify opportunities for improvement and anomalies
  • Analyze company information to provide insights and foresight by obtaining data and information directly from the key systems used by the company (SAP, TM1, etc.)
  • Create reports for internal teams and/or external clients
  • Collaborate with team members to collect and analyze data
  • Use graphs, infographics and other methods to visualize data
  • Establish KPIs to measure the effectiveness of business decisions, process, and controls
  • Structure large data sets to find usable information
  • Communication with Finance and Operations regarding business, plans, and projects – scope, objectives, findings, recommendation, and management response
  • Execute internal audits and special reviews of the Company's IT and information security policies, procedures, and processes to ensure reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, achievement of operational goals and objectives, and effective and efficient use of resources
  • Continuously improve internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity



  • 8 years of relevant experience (IT, IT audit, Cyber Security, accounting, risk, regulatory, Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing, financial reporting, COSO, and/or compliance)
  • No less than 3 years of internal audit or external experience required
  • Three or more years of data analysis experience
  • More than 2 year’s experience working with data analytics tools and SAP or other ERP systems from a transactional or technical perspective
  • General Technical skills preferred using: S4 Hana, SAP, TM1, automated work papers, ACL or other datamining tool, QlikView, Excel, Access, Visio, PowerPoint, Word and SharePoint
  • Proven record of coordinating with multiple departments and remote locations to achieve business objectives
  • Proven record of effective management, including planning and decision-making, identifying priorities and bringing projects to successful completion in a timely manner; and maintaining a focus on high standards and quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement creative solutions. Takes initiative and is self-directed.
  • Demonstrated ability to take accountability and takes initiative and is self-directed
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills – works well with data to draw business conclusions
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment working both within the department and on cross-functional teams to solve multi-faceted business issues


Required Skills:

  • ERP system expertise: SAP required, JDE or other will be considered
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of data gathering, cleaning and transforming techniques
  • Reporting and data visualization skills using software like Tableau and Qlikview
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management, organizational and presentation skills
  • Confident working with individuals across various levels of the organization
  • Strong understanding of audit and documentation requirements
  • Available for travel up to 25%
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Computing, Data Analysis, Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.)


Preferred Skills:

  • Coding skills in languages such as SQL, Python and/or R
  • Understanding of data warehousing and ETL techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in high-pressure situations
  • Experience with statistical software
  • Technical writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to QA and troubleshoot data
  • CISA or CIA preferred; nice to have CFE, and/or CCEP
  • MIS, MBA, or data science degree a plus
  • Preferred experience: public company and Big 4
  • Manufacturing, Packaging, or other related experiences are preferred
  • Audit Board experience is preferred, but not required

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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