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Finance Controller

Description: 

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.

 

Physical Location:

This job supports three Washington locations (Yakima, Olympia or Moses Lake).  Main office can be located at any of the locations.

 

The Job You Will Perform:

  • Direct the financial activities of the Washington complex (Olympia, Yakima and Moses Lake Plants) by establishing and maintaining effective fiscal procedures and controls, analyzing performance and recommending or directing action needed to maximize the financial return of the business to the division and the corporation.  Provides leadership to the accounting staff as it relates to people development activities.
  • 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.

 

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
  • CPA Preferred
  • Experience in the corrugated industry Preferred
  • Experience in cash management Preferred
  • 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 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.

 


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 reasonable.accommodations@ipaper.com or (877) 973-3919.
Union Gap  WA  98903-1537

Location: 

Union Gap, WA, US, 98903-1537

Category:  Finance
Date:  Nov 30, 2022

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