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Accountant

 

Description

Georgia-Pacific is seeking an Accountant to lead the fiduciary support for multiple manufacturing locations in the US that are within Building Products’ Wood Products business. A strong potential candidate for this role will be self-directed in a dynamic environment - able to set priorities and meet deadlines – you will enjoy fiduciary accounting, business partnering, and have the ability to influence and create value and are seeking to continue to grow with the organization.

Recent graduates and early career candidates - we want to hear from you!

Locations supported by this role include: Talladega, AL and Albany, GA. This role can office from a supported GP location, or may be performed remotely by an applicant located in the larger regional area that can travel to supported offices as needed to meet priority business demands (including overnight stays). Candidates must also be willing to travel to our GP HQ in Atlanta GA as needed for onboarding and in person collaboration. If our hybrid model aligns with your expectations and capability – we want to hear from you!

Georgia-Pacific LLC is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging, building products and related chemicals. You may recognize our household brands, such as Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® bath tissue and Dixie® cups and tableware. If you are familiar with the construction business, you will probably recognize our quality wood products including Blue Ribbon OSB, Plytanium® Plywood, Southern Yellow Pine Lumber, as well as many other premium building materials. Georgia-Pacific is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. – the largest privately held company in the United States. We are always interested in talented individuals, who want to create long-term value, who are not afraid to challenge the status quo, and who seek to find fulfillment in what they do.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Fiduciary oversight of multiple manufacturing locations – ensuring the accuracy of the general ledger through proper accounting treatment, performed by shared services and third-party partners
  • Management of month-end closing process and review
  • Balance sheet analysis and income statement oversight
  • Partner with our Internal Financial Controls (IFC) Center of Excellence to educate the sites on IFC expectations and drive any corrective actions
  • Audit support and relationship contact with external auditors
  • Partner with other Centers of Excellence (COE) & finance teams, including the Analysis COE, BP Shared Services, Capital COE, and the Koch Global Services Accounting Organization
  • Promote innovative ideas for accounting workflows to create efficiency and reduce waste
  • Drive transformation by respectfully challenging historical practices and leveraging technology enablers and automation
  • Understand the division and overall corporate vision and partner with location leadership and others to ensure alignment
  • Seek and share knowledge, identify opportunities for improvements, challenge the status quo, propose solutions
  • Advance the GP/Koch culture by applying and reinforcing the company’s Guiding Principles 
  • Ability to travel when needed (will range from 25% to 50% depending on geographic location and timing of need; may include overnight stays)

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or Office 365; (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Collaboration mindset: You seek to build relationships and partner with others to solve problems 
  • Confident Communicator: You have the ability to prioritize and engage effectively with customers and internal stakeholders via telephone, email, chat, and video calls - you are comfortable being seen and heard 


What Will Put You Ahead

  • One or more years of experience in an Accounting or Analysis role
  • Strong understanding of fiduciary accounting concepts including GAAP, the general ledger, the period close process, and financial statements
  • Strong understanding of key costing concepts, operations, financial economics, and manufacturing
  • Ability to maneuver through non-integrated financial systems and BI reporting platforms
  • Manufacturing industry experience is a plus


Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
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: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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