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Title:  Senior Financial Analyst - Supply Chain

Requisition ID:  14706-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Senior Financial Analyst - Supply Chain will primarily support the Supply Chain Senior Finance Manager with the month-end close process and assist in monthly forecasting and the annual budgeting process. Inventory management and freight will also be areas of focus. This role will involve planning and conducting inventory audits across multiple Supply Chain warehouses and preparing the monthly freight accrual, an enterprise level entry. The Senior Financial Analyst will assist with identifying, analyzing, and interpreting key financial results and seeking to continuously improve the planning and reporting process to enhance the broader team’s capabilities.

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES: responsibilities include but are not limited to the following

  • Execute month-end close processes including completing journal entries, account reconciliations and P&L and balance sheet management
  • Prepare the monthly Freight Accrual entry for domestic truck freight shipments and partner with GPI stakeholders to drive efficiencies in freight processes
  • Lead and manage the inventory audit process for Supply Chain warehouses, working directly with third-party managed warehouses and GPI internal/external auditors
  • Assist Supply Chain’s management team to report, monitor, interpret, and project financial and operational results
  • Support projects within/across the Supply Chain function such as cost reduction initiatives, customer negotiation analysis, capital spending projects, cash flow improvement, etc.
  • Improve current business processes to drive more effective and efficient analysis for the business unit finance teams, Supply Chain leadership, and business unit leadership
  • Be a source of business knowledge and provide problem-solving capabilities to assure sound analysis, recommendations, and action programs within the centralized Supply Chain organization.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: 

  • 5 -7 years’ experience 

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Proficient Financial Analysis: Ability to analyze financial data (variance analysis, trends, and cost savings valuations); understanding of accounting principles to perform journal entries, account reconciliations and P&L and balance sheet management for the Supply Chain division. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (not required)
  • Proficient in Navigating Finance Systems: Ability to research finance systems and processes. SAP, QlikView, and TMS (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
  • Demonstrates initiative and intellectual curiosity; self-motivated
  • Ability to travel 10-15%

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.

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