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Finance Leader

Georgia-Pacific - Fort Dodge, IA

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in theright roles with the right skills and values.''- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

Do you have a long-term vision for your career? Isn’t it time you joined a company that thinks the same as you do? At Koch Fertilizer, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees and society. Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create.
Koch Fertilizer, Ft. Dodge, IA is seeking a highly motivated, self-driven Site Finance Leader to join our Plant Leadership Team. The Finance Leaders within Koch Fertilizer operating facilities are involved with business transactions and decisions. As well as interacting with a diverse group of business partners within operations, marketing, accounting, IT, logistics, and other Koch companies. Additionally, you will gain a solid understanding of the business you support, including profit drivers, industry, competitors, and the market in which it competes.

A successful individual for this role must have exceptional communication skills, strong analytical, critical and economic thinking skills, the ability to manage multiple priorities and a desire to drive process improvements.  

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Monitoring and controlling the site's cost structure
Maintaining applicable financial controls
Transaction efficiency
Waste elimination
Production performance monitoring and reporting
Project cost management
Driving profitability improvements and measuring progress towards performance goals
Working directly with plant leadership teams to develop longer term strategies for performance improvement
Financial analysis through the understanding of the cost variance analysis, daily and monthly profitability estimation, analysis of performance vs. expectation and/or our competitors, and development of a robust score carding / bet tracking process
A high degree of collaboration between site leadership, corporate finance, and accounting teams

What You Will Need:Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
5 years of accounting or finance experience
Ability to multi-task, manage deadlines, and priorities
Strong knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications i.e. Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word
Strong analytical & critical thinking skills
Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Strong economic thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience working in a manufacturing facility
Ability to grasp complex issues as well as pay strict attention to details

What Will Put You Ahead?Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a Chemical, Petrochemical, industrial or refinery facility
Experience working in Maximo
Experience working in Oracle EBS / OBIEE
Multi-dimensional reporting & analysis (Essbase or Tableau preferred)

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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept 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:
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Finance Leader Georgia-Pacific - Fort Dodge, IA, United States


Location: Fort Dodge, IA

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.