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Title:  Financial Analyst II

Requisition ID:  12142-159

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required


This position is responsible for working with operating managers and the mill controller in meeting requirements for daily transactions, monthly closing and reporting, and analysis of financial results with insights to trends, issues and opportunities to support the achievement of mill performance targets.

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.

  • Perform various daily, weekly and month-end duties, including account reconciliations and reports
  • Obtain and support a working knowledge of invoice and purchasing processes and procedures within SAP.  Includes monitoring and assisting mill personnel with purchasing workflows.
  • Responsible for various raw material processing & tracking
  • Integral member of team for physical inventory of fixed assets.
  • Responsible for maintenance & operational expense tracking and reporting, including annual outage
  • Acts as financial liaison to assigned cost center managers and assists them with their budgets and explanations for monthly variances to budget
  • Perform assigned annual budget tasks
  • Assist in Financial and SOX audits
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills


    • 3-5 years accounting experience; a manufacturing environment is preferred SAP or other ERP experience a plus

    • Ability to interpret financial results and business indicators for trend/opportunities
    • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
    • Self-Starter with ability to multitask and prioritize while meeting deadlines
    • Confidence and ability to interact with various people across departmental lines to achieve goals. 
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • A strong command of MS Office applications, especially in Excel
    • Can demonstrate regular and reliable attendance at work

    • 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
    • Drive for Results
    • Problem Solving
    • Decision Quality

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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