Plant Accountant (Corrugated Packaging)

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Accounting
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GEORGIA-PACIFIC
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063827 Requisition #

 

Georgia-Pacific
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We are seeking a Plant Accountant that will be based at our facility in Kansas City, MO  that will also provide support to multiple facilities. This position will have travel requirements between 25-50%.


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ansas City, Missouri is located on the western edge of the state and shares a border with Kansas.  KC MO is known for its barbecue, jazz heritage, sports teams, and fountains.  It is also home to one of the largest and oldest farmers markets in the midwest. A growing city, attracting business and residents - as of 2015, Kansas City was the 36th most populated city in the US. 


Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers as well as many specialty-packaging products, (including double- and triple-wall boxes, bulk bins, water-resistant packaging, and high-finish and preprinted packaging for point-of-sale displays) for many industries.

 

Safety. Sustainability. Customer Focus. Innovation. Quality. Value Creation. These are the strands in our DNA that set us apart. When you take a closer look, you’ll discover that they are evident in everything we do.

 
  
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

The Plant Accountant candidate must be able to able to work across departments and lead the monthly financial closing process, ensure proper internal controls are in place and working as designed, and support management with proactive financial analysis that drives improvement in results. This role offers the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience for future career growth and advancement throughout Georgia Pacific.
 
Fiduciary Responsibilities:
 
  • Internal financial control responsibility
  • Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations
  • Inventory Management
  • Month-end close process
  • Forecasting and Monthly Ad Hoc Reporting
  • Plant transactional systems oversight
  • Oversight of Invoicing, A/R and A/P
  • Records management

What you will Need:


 

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business 
 

Basic Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of Accounting or Financial Analysis experience
  • Basic understanding of a General Ledger and Cost Accounting principles
  • Conceptual understanding of the design and purpose of internal controls
  • Aptitude and desire for learning new systems and improving processes through automation
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel (i.e. - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formulas creation etc.) PowerPoint (presentation creation and editing) and MS Word (document creation, formatting and editing etc.)   

 

Knowledge – Skills - Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong customer focus with analytical, financial, and economic thinking skills
  • Highly motivated, proactive, willingness to engage and partner
  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Proven initiative and willingness to drive change, with a focus on innovation, process improvement and solving problems 
  • Basic self-awareness and an understanding of how personal behavior impacts others 

 

What Will Put You Ahead?


Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Accounting coursework that includes Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting highly desired
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA in Accounting Coursework
  • Inventory management experience
  • Experience providing timely information and service to internal business customers
  • Experience as an accountant or analyst in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Public Accounting or Large Company Corporate Accounting
 
Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings
  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


 

Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.

 

 
  • Salary and benefits commensurate with experience
  • We are an equal opportunity employer
  • Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test
  • This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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