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Financial Analyst

Description: 

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

 

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 52,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

 

SUMMARY

The Financial Analyst position provides accounting and analytical support and plays an integral role in the success of the Company.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a highly motivated employee who will analyze performance and recommend action needed to maximize the financial return for the facility.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Work under the direction of the Complex Controller in the preparation for and analysis of operation results, operating trends, customer profitability, capital projects, incentive plan calculations, budgeting & forecasting, special projects, and initiatives in order to assist Bay Sheets management in achieving operations and management objectives.
  • Work with Complex Controller in development and refinement of processes to improve accounting efficiencies and process documentation.
  • Actively assist Complex Controller in maintaining and enhancing internal control, accounting policy, and procedures.
  • Provides financial analysis including interpretation and application of professional standards, company policies, and processes
  • Prepare journal vouchers and participate in month-end close.
  • Perform data entry and utilize systems as a source of research analysis.
  • Complete various reporting requirements.
  • Be familiar with the financial policies and procedures outlined in the financial policies and capital investment manuals as they relate to the plants.
  • Ensure that applicable internal controls are followed in each area of responsibility.
  • Investigates, reviews, and evaluates various financial transactions and the recommendation of the appropriate treatment

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, business or related field required; CPA or CMA a plus.
  • 3+ years of accounting and/or finance experience; work experience in manufacturing facility highly desirable.  Corrugated, printing, packaging and/or related finance experience in manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general business management principles, internal financial management, and industry business practices.
  • Strong knowledge and application of financial concepts, standard costing concepts, forecasting, budgeting, and performance reporting against forecasts and budgets, internal controls, purchasing, and other accounting functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with a variety of functional areas (sales, marketing, manufacturing, customer service, logistics, etc.) within the organization.
  • High level of managerial courage and informing skills.
  • Deliver solutions on a quick-time basis; making decisions quickly with good follow through skills. Provide the necessary analysis to support and drive a profitable operation.  Expert level knowledge of Excel required.  SAP knowledge a plus. Ability to adapt and learn new software required.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and the ability to work effectively with others
  • Working knowledge of internal control concepts, purpose and ability to identify and resolve weaknesses.
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress.  Willingness and ability to work extended or irregular hours, occasional holidays and travel as required.
  • Ability to handle details accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Excellent time management/priority setting, organizational, presentation, and communication skills.

 

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  • Action Orientated                           
  • Dealing with Ambiguity                                                
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Customer Focus                             
  • Drive for Results                                                           
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Ethics and Value                             
  • Priority Setting                                                             
  • Problem Solving

 

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account.   This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Gilroy CA 95020 

Location: 

Gilroy, CA, US, 95020

Category:  Finance
Date:  Aug 28, 2021

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