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Plant Controller / Manager of Analysis (Chemical)

Georgia-Pacific - Lufkin, TX

Georgia-Pacific Who is Georgia-Pacific? Watch to find out! Georgia-Pacific is seeking to add a Plant Controller / Manager of Analysis to our Chemical manufacturing organization at our location in Lufkin, TX. While in this high-profile and exciting position, you will be in the forefront of key business decisions in one of the largest private companies in the world. This key position is responsible for the financial analysis, accounting and internal control processes. About our Chemical business: From our legacy of products related to bonding diverse substrates like wood and glass, our product and technological expertise now runs the gamut from abrasives to boxboard coatings to tall oil fatty acid. Such diversity in technology and applications enables the development of custom solutions. This position creates value for the company by 1) partnering with operations leadership to improve the effectiveness of our operations and 2) insuring the protection of the companys assets through strong and cost effective internal controls. These objectives are accomplished by: Providing financial and economic decision making support through operational gap analysis, capital planning support, and other ad-hoc analysis Developing accounting & finance process improvement initiatives by creating & sharing best practices and innovation, and Facilitating collaboration & knowledge sharing, utilizing the challenge process, to seek the best knowledge available, to positively impact both the operational and the finance capabilities As the Plant Controller, you will be thefinance leader at the facility, with an opportunity to gain a valuable understanding of the various elements of the manufacturing process. This position manages two (Account Assistant & System Administrator) and reports directly to a Regional Controller. Specific Responsibilities: Business Analysis Manufacturing and business decision analysis KPI scorecards Economic decision-making Forecasting (Outlook/Flash) & Annual Plan Variance analysis (Actual vs Flash/Plan, PPV & usage variances) Create value through process improvements and analysis on new business, new equipment and cost reduction initiatives Fiduciary Duties Internal financial control environment oversight Balance sheet and income statement review and ownership Ownership of the month-end close process Maintaining plant transactional systems What You Will Need: Education Required: * Bachelors degree or higherin Accounting, Finance or Business Basic Qualifications: * At least5 years of accounting or financial analysis experience * Accounting coursework that includes Intermediate Accounting and Cost Accounting * Clear understanding of integrated financial systems * Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation etc., Access-query, and PowerPoint presentation creation/editing) Knowledge Skills Abilities: * Solid understanding of GAAP and Inventory Accounting * Standard Costing experience * Conceptual understanding of the design and purpose of internal controls * Highly motivated, proactive, willingness to engage and partner * Detail oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail * Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment * Proven initiative with a focus on innovation and process improvement * Proven capabilities of strong economic thinking and manufacturing analysis is needed * Aptitude and desire for learning new systems and improving processes through innovation * Proven leadership, communication skills (verbal and written) and planning and organizational skills are desired * Basic self-awareness and an understanding of how personal behavior impacts others What Will Put You Ahead: Preferred Qualifications: * Manufacturing Environment experience * Inventory Experience * SAP, Infinium, Infor or large ERP experience preferred * Experience providing timely information and service to internal business customers * Experience with key financial concepts: variance analysis, product costing and capital investments * Previous Supervisory or Leadership experience * Previous Human Resources experience 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 worlds 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 worlds 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 Except 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: *********************************** Follow us GP-LinkedIn GP-Twitter GP-Facebook GP-YouTube

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9 days 16 hours ago



Plant Controller / Manager of Analysis (Chemical) Georgia-Pacific - Lufkin, TX, United States


Location: Lufkin, TX

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.