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Greif Inc.

Sr. Analyst - Financial Reporting

Greif Inc.

Contract Type:

Office Exempt

Posting date

Sep-25-2017

QUALIFICATIONS

GREIF (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a 140 year old world leader in industrial packaging products and services. We produce steel, plastic, fibre, flexible and corrugated containers, packaging accessories and containerboard, and provide blending, filling and packaging services for a wide range of industries. We also manage timber in the United States. With more than 13,000 employees in 200 operating locations in more than 40 countries, GREIF is positioned to serve global as well as regional customers. If you're looking for a rock-solid global manufacturing company committed to continuous improvement, and one that knows the power of lean, look to GREIF. You'll be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio and unmatched commitment to customer success. Our culture, founded on the GREIF Way, promotes recognition and rewards collaboration, hard work and commitment. We are continually seeking a diverse mix of talented people. We want people with a passion for working in partnership with customers. We want people with potential who can take GREIF to the next level in packaging excellence.

The Senior Analyst – Financial Reporting

is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to serve at a multi-national manufacturing company headquartered in the Columbus area with the unique opportunity to interact with the Company’s executive leadership. The primary responsibilities include assisting in the preparation of both internal and external reporting documents and includes the opportunity to work on complex accounting projects including new US GAAP accounting standard implementations, accounting research and issue resolution, and international coordination with accounting teams around the globe.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for gathering, analyzing, and producing internal and external Greif Financial reports in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Leads the monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidation and closing activities, including leading the execution of appropriate internal controls

Performs financial analysis of the monthly, quarterly and annual financial results.

Preparer of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial information distributed to management.

Assists in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports filed with the SEC. Specifically, Form 10Q, 10K, 11K and 8K.

Assists in the preparation of Greif’s quarterly earnings release, conference calls and other investor presentations.

Emphasis on process improvement and effectiveness within the Greif external reporting group.

Drafts accounting memos for new or complex accounting topics such as business combinations, foreign currency matters, impairments.

Documents and puts into practice new generally accepted accounting principles. This includes work on the new revenue and leasing accounting standards.

Recommends and presents standard internal accounting policies and procedures.

Supports the schedules and requests of external auditors.

Interacts with other functional areas within the company, which includes; assisting with the accounting review of complex legal entity transactions, performing technical accounting research, and resolving other accounting inquiries.

Acts as the single point of contact for one or more of Greif's Global Strategic Business Units.

Manages compliance with managements internal control framework under Sarbanes-Oxley, including assisting business units with design and implementation of key controls, monitoring compliance and evaluating deficiencies.

Assists in the preparation of domestic and international pension plan valuations in accordance with ASC715, and the preparation of domestic pension plan financial statements filed with the department of labor.

Completes special projects as assigned.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.  

CPA or actively pursuing.

WORK EXPERIENCE

2-5 years accounting experience. 

Big Four SEC Auditing or Multi-national SEC Reporting experience preferred.

SOX experience a plus.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to thrive in a team environment.

Day to day experience leading small teams.

Strong computer skills required particularly in Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Hyperion HFM and Workiva.   

Strong problem solving skills and the ability to work independently is a must.

TRAVEL

Minimal. 

EEO STATEMENT

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif’s Equal Opportunity Policy.

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Company Profile:
Greif (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) is a world leader in industrial packaging products and services. We produce steel, plastic, fibre, flexible and corrugated containers, packaging accessories and containerboard, and provide blending, filling and packaging services for a wide range of industries. We also manage acreage in the United States. With more than 200 operating locations in more than 50 countries, Greif is positioned to serve global as well as regional customers.