Title:  Senior Financial Analyst - Corporate Finance

Requisition ID:  4156

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Department:  Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


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Analytical support for special projects and recurring processes of the Corporate Finance department. This role will provide a mix of support on special projects and analysis. Additionally, the role will include routine Corporate processes such as analysis and evaluation of operating results, supporting annual operating plans and 3-year strategic plans, and the development of financial forecasts. Assist in the development of TM1 reports and subsequent training. They understand and align business operations and Finance as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

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.


  • Develop and present supporting explanations for month end results requiring deep variance analysis
  • Manage Innovation cost centers; analyzing month end actual results and work with cost center owners to explain variances and develop monthly forecasts
  • Analyze vertically integrated substrates to develop consolidated profit margins
  • 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 internal transfer pricing impacts
  • Develop and review integrated view of company margins
  • Support company-wide incentives reviews
  • Develops and maintains annual and quarterly financial performance indicators


  • Assist Innovation cost center owners with plan development and provide YoY analysis of department spend
  • Support the development and analysis of the consolidated Long-Range Plan (LRP)
  • Support the consolidated annual Operating Plan; assisting in the analysis of both business segment plans and overall Corporate plans

Continuous / Ad Hoc

  • Support as needed on special projects and ad hoc requests
  • Assist with analysis of transfer pricing changes and tax support
  • Assist in TM1 report development and troubleshooting, providing support to both FP&A and the Business units
  • Develop TM1 reference and training materials
  • Support project business case analysis (ROI, payback, IRR, NPV)
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 2-5 years of Corporate Finance or Divisional Finance
  • Paperboard Packaging Industry experience (preferred)



  • BS with major in Finance, Accounting or similar degree required, MBA with concentration in Finance or Masters in Accounting or currently enrolled in a program preferred


  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, SAP R3 and OLAP tools (TM1 preferred)
  • Strong financial modeling skills
  • Ability to identify key variances and research drivers



  • 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.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented



Pay Range:   $76,860.00 - $102,480.00


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.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta