Lead Analyst (Gypsum)

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We are seeking a Lead Analyst at our Gypsum plant, located in Fletcher, OK. Fletcher is located in SW Oklahoma about 20 miles from Lawton, OK and 65 miles from Oklahoma City, OK. Both are large cities that have many things to offer including cultural events and outdoor activities. Fletcher is also located near the Wichita Mountain Range which can be seen in the distance from the plant - where hiking trails and a scenic drive thru the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge  can be enjoyed. Oklahoma, although filled with Western culture and historic attractions, is considered to be very diverse with a growing population and an attractive cost of living that is lower than the national average
Georgia-Pacific’s building products business is North America's No. 1 producer of wood panels – namely plywood and oriented strand board – and is a leading producer of gypsum products and lumber. Georgia-Pacific is also a major supplier to large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers.


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

The Lead Analyst candidate will assist the Area Controller and must be able to able to work across departments to ensure proper internal controls are in place and working as designed, and support management with proactive financial analysis that drives improvement in results. More specifically, this position will provide analytical support for regional manufacturing facilities and create value by closing the books monthly for the Fletcher Manufacturing plant and providing actionable regional manufacturing and cost analysis, process improvement and benchmark analysis.


  • Report and analyze monthly results and trends
  • Provide analytical support on capital and major expense projects
  • KPI and Cost benchmarking/Bet tracking and analysis
  • Regional planning and forecasting ownership
  • Ad hoc analysis
  • Process improvements - Innovation


What you will Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics
Basic Requirements:
  • At least 4 years of experience in an Accounting or Financial Analysis role
  • Basic understanding of a General Ledger and Cost Accounting principles
  • Conceptual understanding of the design and purpose of internal controls
  • Analytical, Financial and Economic Thinking skills/experience
  • 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:

  • Perform financial closing procedures, variance analysis, and balance sheet account analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus
  • Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment  
  • Highly motivated, proactive, willingness to engage and partner
  • Proven initiative and willingness to drive change, with a focus on process improvement and solving problems 
  • Strong personal integrity and basic self-awareness and an understanding of how personal behavior impacts others


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Analytical roles with heavy ad hoc analysis requirements
  • Process improvement initiatives
  • Cost analytics
  • Financial modeling
  • Familiarity with the use of NPV/IRR and other investment valuation metrics
  • Project management and facilitation skills
  • Financial Reporting
  • Exposure to or experience with advanced analytics or data visualization tools (Microsoft Access, SQL, Alteryx, Tableau, SharePoint, etc.)
  • Experience as an Accountant or Analyst in a manufacturing environment


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
  • 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:

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