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Title:  Analyst, Financial II

Requisition ID:  18613-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required


This position supports Mill Operations and the Mill Finance team in maintaining accurate financial records and controls along with analyzing results and providing budgeting, forecasting, and other analytical support to assist meeting mill performance targets.



JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include but are not limited to the following.

  • Perform various month-end duties, including journal entries, account reconciliations, and management reporting.
  • Responsible for certain inventory controls, analysis, and reporting.
  • Develop a working knowledge of mill purchasing and expenditure processes and procedures within SAP to maintain proper controls, manage costs, and support operating departments.
  • Support mill requirements for fixed asset accounting, including the physical inventory of fixed assets.
  • Act as financial liaison to assigned cost center managers and assist them with their budgets and explanations for monthly variances to budget.
  • Perform assigned functions for annual budget and forecasting processes.
  • Assist in Financial and SOX audits.
  • Provide backup support to other team members as required, including some cost accounting activity.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required Skills


  • Ability to interpret financial results and business indicators for trend/opportunities.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Self-Starter with ability to multi-task 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.
  • SAP experience a plus.



  • 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.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizing
  • Planning

Required Experience


2-4 years accounting experience; a manufacturing environment is preferred.



  • BA or BS in Accounting required.

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. Learn more about us at

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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.

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