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Financial Analyst

Description: 

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 InternationalPaper.com.

 

SUMMARY

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

 

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 inachieving 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, packagingand/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 theorganization.
  • 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 anddrive 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 manufacturerin 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.
Spotswood  NJ  08884

Location: 

Spotswood, NJ, US, 8884

Category:  Finance
Date:  Sep 13, 2022

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