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Title:  Sr. Financial Analyst

Requisition ID:  13504-159
Location: 

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. Financial Analyst

As a Sr. Financial Analyst supporting the Americas Converting Division, you will be responsible for assisting with and preparing timely and accurate financial reporting for the Americas Converting Division to help drive profitability and results. This includes analyzing financial information, the daily movement of inventory and the necessary KPI’s for the business. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a Finance or Accounting role with 1-2 years in a manufacturing environment and will provide financial reporting to ensure we meet our business objectives. This position offers the opportunity to analyze data and report a fair assessment of key projects including how we can optimize it in a way that helps to generate superior business results for the company.

Position Scope:

Key processes include completing the analysis for monthly financial reports, analyzing data for the financial outlook and supporting the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes for the division.  Responsibilities also include: preparing the Americas monthly operating results and generating routine (daily, weekly, monthly) performance metrics as requested.  This role will also act as primary liaison with the operating finance field to gather and review data.

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

Prepare and analyze timely and accurate financial reporting for month end results

  • Support the preparation of reporting results for senior leadership (Day 6 and Day 10) for the division
  • Prepare reporting for KPI’s, including but not limited to daily inventory, throughput reporting, freight analytics, labor utilization and COV (cost of variation)
  • Implement process improvements for benchmark reporting for the division
  • Support the monthly outlook process by working with cross functional teams to complete the consolidation of the plant’s financial outlooks
  • Assist with the development of the three-year plan and the annual budget
  • Work with cost center owners to analyze monthly SG&A spend for the functional areas within the division
  • Ensure inventory compliance processes are maintained and provide training to locations as needed
  • Respond to internal and external audit inquiries and provide data and support to corporate accounting
  • Provide training for key resources for plant controllers in the Americas Division, as needed
  • All other duties as assigned 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; advanced Finance degree (plus)
  • Minimum 3-5 years in an Accounting/ Finance role
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office Suite tools.
  • ERP systems experience required; SAP preferred
  • Ability to analyze data and provide impactful solutions
  • Experience with OLAP tools, such as TM1 or Essbase

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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