Senior Manager, Finance (Flexible Division)
Graphic Packaging - Atlanta North, GA

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Senior Manager, Finance

Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (NYSE: GPK), is a premier paperboard packaging company serving the food, beverage and consumer product markets. We also are a leading producer of labels, bags and specialty packaging. Our packaging is used everyday by many of the world’s best-known brands and our growing markets include microwave packaging, heat-transfer labels and sustainable packaging.

We believe that our vision -- to provide packaging solutions that improve the world in which we live -- can be achieved by delivering true value to our customers, building a high performance culture for our employees, creating superior returns for our shareholders, and by being an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities in which we operate.

Headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia, in the U.S., Graphic Packaging has over 15,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefit offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

This role reports to the Director of Finance and will be responsible coordinating the development of monthly forecasting, reporting and financial analysis. Responsibilities include detailed analysis and evaluation of each plant’s monthly operating results, monthly forecasting, annual budgets and long-range strategic plan. Assist in developing presentations to executive management.

Develop the month end financial results

Develop and present supporting explanations for month end results requiring deep variance analysis

Develop monthly and quarterly waterfall (actual vs. plan and actual vs. prior year)

Review and oversee Quarter over Quarter reporting

Coordinate the monthly forecasting process

Ad hoc financial analysis of financial and operating metrics to support Flexible Division management and to support corporate reporting requirements

Financial and productivity reporting

Monitor monthly variable and fixed cost absorption

Analysis of plant results: P&L and Balance Sheet

Consolidation of plant results with supporting explanations

Coordinate development and analysis of the Strategic Business Development (SBD) plan

Support the development and analysis of the annual operating plan

Coordinate the timing and deliverables of tasks

Develop the Planning guidelines, assumptions and templates

Develop and standardize financial models for each plan to streamline data collection for various reporting requirements

Enhance reporting accuracy and improve turnaround timeframes

Support each plant as needed on special projects

Work with plant controller to ensure proper calculation of machine rates for the plants

Monitor continuous improvement initiatives

Monitor labor utilization and overtime tracking during the month

Ensure audit (internal and external) recommendations are appropriate and implemented effectively

Support Corporate Level analysis for key items

Subject Matter Expert for manufacturing metrics, balance sheet & cash flow

5 – 10 + years of experience (manufacturing and cost accounting preferred)

BS required with major in Finance (preferred)

MBA with concentration in Finance or CMA (preferred)

Working knowledge of US GAAP

Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and SAP R3

Supervisory experience a plus

Financial modeling

Excellent communication skills and Project Management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines on a continuous basis.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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