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Unit / Sales Controller

Posting Start Date: Jun 22, 2019

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Cascades

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Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for preparing and interpreting financial statements as well as the annual budget
  • Control, develop and improve the various transactions and processes according to accounting standards (SOX)
  • Play an active role in the daily operations to guide production and inventory management, costs and variances
  • Coordination with centralized shared services of accounting transactions, i.e. invoicing, payables, receivables and information systems
  • Establish and interpret relationships between financial results and operational performance to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Prepare "Capex" proposals, track spending of capital funds
  • Manage month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing
  • Reconcile various ledgers and accounts
  • Responsible for costing of new products

Business Objectives Alignment

Serve as a financial specialist and contribute to the unit’s business development, while ensuring coordination in keeping with the Group’s strategic plan

Operational Excellence

Determine and interpret the relationship between financial results and operational performance to identify improvement opportunities

Analyze operational and financial performance indicators to contribute to the unit’s decisions

Maximize use of the unit’s working capital

Help the unit’s management team implement and monitor business processes (including the budget process, analyses, and communication of internal and external financial information)

Implement financial, sales, administrative and accounting management best practices that apply to the unit

Plan and lead the reengineering of the Group’s business processes in the unit

Human Resources

Help develop the skills of the employees and succession teams reporting to him/her

Manage and engage employees based on Cascades’ values and business strategy

Health & Safety

Develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all of his/hers unit’s employees

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Maintain an effective control structure to minimize business risks related to operations and fraud

Foster and promote Cascades’ ethical behaviors, culture and values

Guarantee the financial information produced is reliable and complete

Client Focused and Innovation

Participate in developing financial systems

Identify opportunities to reduce unit costs

Additional responsibilities

Core competencies defined for this job


Continuous improvement

Impact and influence

Planning and organizing


Values and ethics


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Desired experience

2-5 years of experience in a similar role

Experience in a manufacturing environment

Experience in converting an asset

SAP experience an asset

Technical competencies

Additional information

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Accounting, Accounts Payable, Information Systems, Business Development, Finance, Sales, Technology

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