Financial Analyst
Domtar - Greenville, NC

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Position Reports to: Manager Reporting and Analysis

Highly motivated self-directed individual who can facilitate gathering of financial information, analyzing the data, reporting and distributing the results, and making recommendations that continuously improve our financial performance. Individual must possess knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and understand appropriate application.

Duties and requirements of the job:

Participate and support the organization’s annual budgeting process which includes exploding bill of materials and applying current raw material pricing, direct labor and overhead rates.

Coordinates/assists in the preparation of a detailed rolling twelve month forecast based on sales, marketing, manufacturing and corporate input.

Interact with Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance and other departments on business issues that impact financial performance or projections.

Prepare and interpret profitability by customer, product, channel and product category.

Recognize emerging trends and make recommendations to improve business profitability.

Generate “what-if” analysis based on selected financial/business assumptions.

Assist in establishing operating procedures and reporting tools that allow management to make informed business decisions.

Backup for operations weekly metrics reporting.

Provide validation of the manufacturing lines reported throughput and other key performance indicators as requested.

Assist in preparation, generation and review of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. Includes preparing waterfall charts that bridge comparative periods while providing detailed commentary on variances.

Participate in monthly close process to include preparation of journal entries.

Reconciliation of general ledger accounts including accrual analysis and account reconciliation.

Responsible for providing internal customers (Sales, Marketing and Operations) with information and ad-hoc reports and analysis as requested.

Assist in continuous improvement, development, modification and implementation of financial systems as necessary.

Assist in annual audit review and SOX compliance for internal and external auditors.

Review financial transactions and apply accounting theory and principles to ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable laws, rules, policies, and procedures.

Lead special projects or perform other related duties as assigned.

You must successfully complete a selection process that includes interviews, aptitude tests (for some positions), criminal background investigation, references verification and pre-employment drug-screening.

Domtar is an equal opportunity employer. We are also committed to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Your profile:
  • Experience/Educational Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in financial analysis and reporting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field.
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  • Knowledge of Oracle Financial Systems preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively work independently.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills are crucial.

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