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Senior Accountant


We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Consumer Products Northwest Region accounting team at our Downtown Corporate Headquarters in Atlanta, GA.

This role will drive value for Georgia-Pacific LLC by providing month end close support to the Consumer Products Northwest Region. The successful candidate must be self-directed, able to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines. This position will allow the accountant to gain knowledge and experience for advancement to positions of greater responsibility and technical ability throughout the company.

Based in Atlanta, 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. Georgia-Pacific creates long-term value by using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform month-end closing activities in a timely and accurate manner, including but not limited to journal entries, accruals and business reports as well as ensure compliance with company policies and meet closing deadlines
  • Review large volume of data and find discrepancies using multiple systems, follow up until resolution is in place
  • Support the offshore accounting team to ensure entries are posted correctly and all intercompany transactions are balanced
  • Provide ad hoc information support and analysis to other departments (Operating Management, Tax, Audit, Corporate, etc.)
  • Review monthly/quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations prepared by the offshore accounting team, investigate differences, and determine resolution to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Create value through process improvement and standardization
  • Work with external auditors and support the annual audit process
  • Occasionally travel to supported manufacturing sites or corporate offices

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or a related Business field
  • Experience in an Accounting or Finance focused role(s) that requires a working knowledge of accounting functions and controls, and a solid understanding of GAAP
  • Experience providing ad hoc analysis and reporting from a large volume of data, that originated from different systems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or Office 365; that includes Excel (spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation) 
  • Ability to complete occasional travel to supported manufacturing sites or corporate offices, including overnight stays.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Accounting or Analysis experience in the manufacturing sector
  • Three or more years working in the General Ledger, Intercompany Transactions, Accruals, Account Reconciliations, Variance Analysis and supporting Month-End close
  • Experience collaborating with and providing support to an offsite/offshore vendor
  • SAP and/or SAP S4Hana experience

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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