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Title:  Senior Manager - Finance

Requisition ID:  14939-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.


Sr. Finance Manager, Americas


As a Sr. 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, reporting the daily movement of inventory 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 and generating the financial outlook, leading the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes, and managing CAPEX for the division.  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 three-year plan and the annual budget
  • Provide timely and accurate financial reporting for month end results
  • Lead reporting for KPI’s, including but not limited to daily inventory, throughput reporting, freight analytics, labor utilization and COV (cost of variation)
  • 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
  • Provide reporting for CAPEX spending versus budget
  • Maintain and strengthen inventory compliance processes
  • Support the divisional accounting group for audit inquiries, as needed
  • Provide training for key resources for Plant Controllers in the Americas Division, as needed
  • Plan, assign and review Reporting Analyst’s and CAPEX Analyst’s work
  • 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


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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