Senior Financial Planner And Analyst

Clearwater Paper Spokane , WA 99201

Posted 2 months ago


Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and developmentall in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success.


The Senior Financial Planner and Analyst provides planning and financial analytic support and influences business decisions via a variety of financial, economic, and statistical analyses.


  • Provide support and analytics as required. Analytics could include but are not limited to sales: price, volume mix, cost: price, volume, usage, capital investment returns and payback, supply chain related analytics, variable, fixed, last increment costs analytics, production or supply chain impact analytics, etc

  • Analyze and interpret company and industry trends and financial information, including sales metrics, cost metrics, rates of return, depreciation, working capital, and investments


  • Reporting could include but are not limited to:

  • P&L and Balance Sheet actual performance versus budget and forecasts

  • Standard costing, profitability, scorecards, mill or business KPI's

  • Trend reporting and analysis on key data


  • Provide support to the strategic business planning process

  • Provide support and lead certain aspects of the budgeting process

  • Assist and support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecasts related to revenue, operating costs, freight, and other supply chain costs



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or other related discipline required

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in planning, marketing, distribution, operations and financial analysis required

  • Greater than 5 years of industrial operations experience desired


  • Must be able to work independently and exert influence on short & long-range goals and objectives

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate to all levels of management, to motivate others and sell ideas

  • Excellent presentation skills required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word. In Excel, must be proficient with pivot tables, charting, formulas, and be good at working with large data sets

Each and every one of our employees contributes to the success of our company by showing up every day with a commitment to improving ourselves, the company and our communities.

Find out from our employees what they like about working for Clearwater Paper.

What do you like most about working at Clearwater Paper?I enjoy how the people at Clearwater Paper focus on being great. We do not settle for mediocrity. We work hard to continue to make the company better, even though it is already a great place to work.

What do you like most about working in your department or function?The company has given me the opportunity to serve as the sustainability representative for my location

Lewiston, Idaho. In this capacity, I have had the chance to work with employees companywide and interact with the Avista Technical Advisory Committee and represent the company by speaking at site-wide meetings and external industry conferences. The company also has provided excellent mentoring experiences and opportunities for me to professionally develop and become more knowledgeable in my chosen career field.

At Clearwater Paper we are driven by purpose, grounded in values, and connected to communities; Learn more here

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Senior Financial Planner And Analyst

Clearwater Paper