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Complex Controller

Position Title

Complex Controller


Pay Rate:


Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range. This job is eligible to participate in IP’s annual incentive plan.



Salary Full-Time


Physical Location:

Grand Prairie Bag Plant

1302 W Carrier Parkway

Grand Prairie, TX 75050


The Job You Will Perform:

This role is for Bag Region Controller for International Paper’s Bag Business. This position would have primary responsibility for Reno Molded Fiber and the Grand Prairie Bag facility, as well as oversight for the other two Bag facilities in Beaverton, OR and Buena Park, CA. The positions key role is directing the financial activities of the complex by establishing and maintaining effective fiscal procedures and controls, analyzing performance and recommending or directing action needed to maximize the financial return of the complex to the division and corporation. Provide leadership to Finance Staff in organization relating to people development activities.


Key Accountabilities include:

  • The Controller is accountable for ensuring accurate books and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that the business is conducted in compliance with established division and corporate policies, procedures and practices; ensures accurate and timely processing of daily, weekly, and monthly responsibilities and reports. 
  • This position will direct the preparation and analysis of the annual strategic plan, capital plan, monthly operating results, trends, capital projects and operating forecasts in order to meet facility objectives. 
  • Management of the finance staff on a day-to-day basis including financial transactions, analytical work and overall development of team members.
  • Determine the assets of the complex are properly managed and protected. Establish procedures and controls that ensure adequate protection. Ensure that an adequate system of internal controls exists for the plant.
  • Accountable for timely communication with Division/Segment finance organization regarding internal controls, reporting and business analysis to keep information flowing to all management levels.
  • Pricing, Invoicing, NPI’s, and Month end in Quickbooks for Reno Molded Fiber Location


The Skills You Will Bring:

  • Undergraduate degree with focus on accounting and/or finance
  • Five years managing financial/accounting department
  • Three years experience in manufacturing related environment
  • Proven ability to analyze financial statements and identify potential problems
  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
    • CPA
    • Experience in the corrugated industry
    • Experience in cash management



  • Business acumen,
  • Managing vision and purpose
  • Building effective teams
  • Informing skills
  • Managerial courage
  • Learning on the fly
  • Priority setting/time management


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, pension, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance


The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting


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. 


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Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75050

Category:  Finance
Date:  Nov 26, 2023

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