Plant Controller (Packaging)

Koch Industries, Inc. Aurora , IL 60503

Posted 6 days ago

Who is Georgia-Pacific? Watch to find out!

Georgia-Pacific LLC is recruiting a Plant Controller to be a key member of the Packaging Segment and is responsible for the financial analysis, accounting and internal controls. This position will be based at Aurora, IL corrugated sheet plant. Aurora is a western suburb of Chicago, approximately 40 miles from the downtown area. There are many local recreational and family-oriented offerings and well as plenty of activities and entertainment for singles and empty-nesters. Georgia-Pacific LLC 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Displays Vice President by promoting an environment of effective partnering with operating and business management

  • Assist the business in maintaining strong Internal Financial Controls

  • Serve as the financial leader on the Lebanon OH plant, and help maximize value creation and enhance decision making

  • Provide leadership and supervision of 2 direct reports

  • Seek out and identify innovation and process improvement opportunities

  • Support the Controllers vision and lead change

What You Will Need:

Education Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of Accounting and/or Financial Analysis experience

  • Solid understanding of GAAP and overall accounting functions (General Ledger, AR, AP, Intercompany Transactions, Reconciliations, Month End Close, Inventory, etc.)

  • Fiduciary experience and oversight/knowledge of internal financial controls

  • Prior Leadership or Direct Supervisory experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data analysis/manipulation and formula creation, etc., Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint presentation creation/editing)

Knowledge Skills Abilities:

  • Willing to lead change, improve processes, and solve problems

  • Team leadership, talent coaching and development

  • Strong customer focus with analytical, financial, and economic thinking skills

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to interact successfully with various levels of the organization

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

What Will Put You Ahead:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Accounting coursework that included Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting

  • Previous Cost Accounting experience

  • Previous Manufacturing experience is strongly preferred

  • Advanced/Expert level MS Excel skills

  • Ability to compile and manipulate large data sets and use BI and data analytics tools (e.g., using ACL, IDEA, Alteryx, Tableau, Qlik sense, etc.)

  • SAP, HRMS, Infor or other large ERP experience preferred

  • Experience with key financial concepts: variance analysis, product costing, inventory and capital investments

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?

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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