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Controller (Cellulose)

Georgia-Pacific - Perdue Hill, AL

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We are currently seeking a Controller for our Alabama River Cellulose manufacturing facility located near Monroeville, Alabama. The Alabama River facility is within a 100-mile drive to the coastal cities of Mobile and Gulf Shores, Alabama and the beautiful beaches of Pensacola, Florida.  Airports in Mobile and Pensacola provide easy access to worldwide destinations.
Georgia-Pacific, we know cellulose. It's sustainable and inspiring and can make life better in unexpected ways. Anywhere we can, we seek to responsibly engage this versatile resource in innovative new ways. 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.
The Controller role is a key member of the facility management team and reports to the Sr.  Division Controller of Containerboard / Cellulose. We are seeking someone with experience in managing accounting and internal financial controls in a manufacturing environment, as well as managing talent and developing people. This role works closely with various groups at the facility, including Purchasing, Engineering, IT, and Operations, making the ability to work collaboratively important for success.

At Georgia-Pacific, our employees are guided by Market Based Management® principles, which are based on integrity, compliance and long-term value creation for our company, customers and business partners. These principles challenge us to achieve world-class excellence by constantly finding new and better ways to manufacture products to support our customers’ needs.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Provide fiduciary oversight and leadership for the mill

Assist the business in maintaining strong and efficient accounting processes and internal financial controls

Support the mill by promoting an environment of effective partnering with operating and business management, as well as the other capabilities

Effectively develop, train and prepare accounting employees for roles with increased responsibilities

Optimize talent to maximize value creation and enhance decision making

Support the GP Controllers Group vision and lead change

Seek, identify and capture innovation and process improvement opportunities

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications: 

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

Course work must include Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting

GPA of 3.0 or higher in Accounting or Finance coursework

At least FIVE years of Accounting and/or Financial Analysis experience

Prior experience with Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Excel - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data analysis/manipulation and formula creation, etc., Microsoft Word,  and PowerPoint – presentation creation/editing)

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Proven Fiduciary skills and conceptual understanding of the design and purpose of internal controls
Clearly understand integrated financial systems
Proven capabilities of strong economic thinking and manufacturing analysis
Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Requires strong customer focus and sense of urgency
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and planning and organizational skills
Must be flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
Proactive/self-driven work habits with demonstrated ability to lead change and improve processes
Ability to mine and convert data into meaningful information through leveraging software and other state of the art tools

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in a manufacturing accounting environment

Strong foundational knowledge of US GAAP, Cost Accounting and Inventory Accounting

Prior supervisory/leadership experience (direct or indirect)

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

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Controller (Cellulose) Georgia-Pacific - Perdue Hill, AL, United States


Location: Perdue Hill, AL

Company Profile:
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. We believe in creating long-term value for our company, customers and business partners. Our nearly 35,000 employees are guided by Market Based Management® principles, which are based on integrity and compliance. These principles challenge us to achieve world-class excellence by constantly finding new and better ways to manufacture products and support the needs of our customers.