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Financial Analyst


Position Title:

Financial Analyst


Pay Rate:

$55,000 - $74,000

Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.



Salaried Full-Time


Physical Location:

7727 Union Mill Rd SE

Olympia, WA 98503


The Job You Will Perform:

  • Provide accounting and analytical support and play 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.
  • Work under the direction of the Controller in the preparation for and analysis of operational results, operating trends, customer profitability, capital projects, incentive plan calculations, budgeting & forecasting, special projects, and initiatives in order to assist management in achieving operations and management objectives.
  • Work with Controller in development and refinement of processes to improve accounting efficiencies and process documentation.
  • Actively assist Controller in maintaining and enhancing internal controls, 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 daily financial activities of the plant.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of daily, weekly, and monthly responsibilities and reports.
  • 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.
  • For home site, reviews production hours entered/approved into payroll system, balances hours and maintains accuracy.


The Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge You Will Bring:

  • 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. Demonstrated skills to influence peers and management. Demonstrated effective communication with business leaders at various levels and functions.


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


FOR WASHINGTON STATE ONLY: International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Tuition Assistance, 3 weeks of Paid Vacation after a year (may take 1 weeks after 6 mos.) and 11 Paid Holidays per year, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance,  and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

Sales and Leadership training, promotional opportunities within a global company


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 125 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. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global producer of sustainable packaging, pulp and other fiber-based products, and one of the world’s largest recyclers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 39,000 colleagues globally who are committed to creating what’s next. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2023 were $18.9 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. 


International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.


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Olympia, WA, US, 98503-1811

Category:  Finance
Date:  Jul 12, 2024

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