Financial Analyst (NA Consumer Products)

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Accounting
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GEORGIA-PACIFIC
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062422 Requisition #
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  • We are hiring a Financial Analyst at our Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, GA. The Analyst supports the North American Consumer Products and GP enterprise manufacturing leadership team with insightful financial analysis that will ensure that the GP enterprise manufacturing has the correct cost reporting structure to complete thorough and accurate cost analysis.
     
    The Analyst position creates value for the company by collaborating with Operations Leadership to improve the effectiveness of our operations.  As a Financial Analyst, you will have an opportunity to gain a valuable understanding of the various elements of the NACP manufacturing process and gain the experience necessary for continued career growth within GP and the Koch companies. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an understanding of financial and manufacturing cost analysis as well as data mining capability and presentation skills with finance tools such as Excel, Access and Tableau.


    A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

     

    Obtain a solid working knowledge of the primary drivers of operations and their impact on financial performance. Learn about NACP manufacturing including:

     

         o Exposure to manufacturing processes
         o Exposure to operations concepts
         o Learning key manufacturing analytical tools
         o Networking with operations teams
     
    • Drive transformation by respectfully challenging historical practices and leveraging technology enablers and automation
    • Support process improvements for financial systems and operations reporting
    • Provide business support for operations systems/tools for division and TTN facilities
    • Develop training materials and content for analytical enabling tools  
    • Data / Data Visualization - via Tableau, Alteryx, Hadoop, etc.
    • Improve data confidence 
    • Provide weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reporting
    • Support consolidated/consistent reporting; minimize waste by leveraging data and tools
    • Improve efficiency in getting information to business and capability teams
    • Build visualization that supports the required knowledge for business decisions
    • Identifying key business trends through benchmarking, KPI tracking and analysis 
      

       

    What You Will Need:

     

    Education and Basic Qualifications:

     

    • Completed a Bachelor degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business
    • Able to work in the US without sponsorship
    • Basic knowledge of economic principles and marginal analysis
    • Basic understanding of database structure
    • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite: MS Excel (creating charts, formatting cells, working with macros & pivot tables etc.), PowerPoint (change slide layout, applying new presentation design and inserting images etc.)

     

     
    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Previous experience in a Financial or Cost Analysis role in a manufacturing environment

    • Experience creating Excel macros, SQL/VBA, Tableau, Alteryx, RPA or other data visualization/technology enabler tools experience

    • Data Mining skills or experience

    • Experience using Hadoop or SQL Server
    • Experience with marginal and incremental cost/profit analysis techniques

    • KPI Tracking and Analysis, Benchmarking, Reporting

    • Course work that included Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting

       

     

    Knowledge – Skills – Abilities:

     

    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

    • Must be flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment

    • Proactive/self-driven work habits with demonstrated ability to lead change, solve problems and improve processes
    • Demonstrated ability to engage and partner and to work in a team environment
    • Strong customer focus with analytical, financial and economic thinking skills
    • Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
    • Basic self-awareness and an understanding of how personal behavior impacts others

     

     

    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

     


    Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
    We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 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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