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Senior Manager Finance & Strategy


Georgia-Pacific is seeking a Senior Manager of Finance & Strategy to support our Building Products business. The Senior Manager is a key role that creates value for the organization by demonstrating expertise in economic thinking and analysis as they support and enable sound decision-making by business leaders. Well-rounded technical and engagement skills will be must-haves for this business partner. As a Senior Manager, you will develop and apply financial models, perform competitive market analysis, cost analysis, evaluation of competing opportunities, identify new opportunities, and determine key variables that impact business performance. In this highly visible role, the ability to build relationships, work cross-functionally, and communicate at a leadership level is required. We are seeking strong individual contributors and strategic thinkers to join our team based in Atlanta, GA.

Georgia-Pacific 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’re in the construction business, you’re probably familiar with our gypsum panels and other quality building materials. Even if you work in aerospace, mining or facilities management, Georgia-Pacific products may be part of your day.

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. Georgia-Pacific is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. – the largest privately held company in the United States.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key business leaders to enable improved decision-making and integration of analytical function within the business
  • Provide insightful analysis and points of view to support investments in assets, raw materials, products, innovation, and other ventures
  • Support the division’s vision and strategy development process, including industry/market analysis, point of view development, and division level hold values
  • Foster and build the financial acumen of internal customers through coaching and training
  • Assist business leaders in developing and presenting proposals to senior management
  • Scenario analysis, business case analysis, and ad hoc projects as required
  • Embrace your role and execute responsibilities independently, within the appropriate risk framework
  • Advance the Market-Based Management® (MBM®) culture by applying and reinforcing the company’s Guiding Principles 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, or related field
  • Progressive years of career experience in financial analysis, strategic planning, business development, business decision support, or related roles
  • Experience applying strong analytical and problem‐solving capabilities; including originating ideas, collecting data, establishing facts, performing analysis, drawing conclusions, and presenting a point of view to key stakeholders and business leaders
  • Ability to perform discounted cash flow modeling, NPV, IRR, ROI and other valuation metrics
  • Experience communicating and presenting financial concepts to various audiences in person and via audio and video formats; you are comfortable being seen and heard 
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills (creating large decks, embedding/linking data and media, creating templates, graphic designs and crisp formatting)
  • Advanced Excel skills (financial modeling, connecting to external data sources, charts/graphs, heatmapping, pivots)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Investment banking, consulting, or equity research experience
  • Manufacturing industry and/or Building Products experience
  • Experience with data analysis/visualization tools beyond Microsoft Excel (i.e. Power BI, Alteryx, Tableau, VBA, Hyperion, SQL, etc.)
  • Leadership experience (i.e. developing the capabilities of a team, leading transformation, being a driver of company initiatives, project leadership, or similar)

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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