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Financial Analyst

Posting Start Date: Apr 7, 2019

Location: Niagara Falls, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Greenpac Mill is a new state-of-the-art linerboard mill created by Cascades and three other partners.  The mill is operated by Cascades Containerboard Packaging, a Division of Cascades. Cascades envisions the Greenpac Mill to be a world-class paper Mill that will match the highest standards of the packaging industry across North America with modern and high tech operations.    

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide cost and general ledger accounting support during the month end close process including:
    • Operational management reporting
    • Journal entries
    • Account analysis and reconciliation
    • Actual vs. budget analysis.
  • Responsible for generating, maintaining and analyzing reports and data for monthly business unit reviews and business process improvements.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual plan, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Participate in manufacturing planning, logistics and operations from a financial aspect.
  • Develop business unit wide analytical tools for decision support.
  • Provide project managers with Key Performance Indicators to drive execution.

Education / Experience / Skills

  • BS Accounting or Finance degree required. 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills specifically V-lookups, pivot tables, and macros). 
  • Finance, forecasting and analysis skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple database systems and complex data compilation.
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system.
  • Strong operational finance knowledge and problem-solving skills with independent judgment to deal with ambiguity.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to achieve company goals.
  • Results-oriented contributor must demonstrate business acumen and resourcefulness.

Business Objectives Alignment

Serve as an expert in the field and assist the manager in making business decisions and developing business strategies

Operational Excellence

Prepare statutory reports required under the laws and regulations in force

Prepare the analyses and information required to produce the unit’s, Group’s or Cascades’ financial statements and management reports and make recommendations

Serve as an expert in the field for the organization

Human Resources

Develop and provide training

Take the initiative to develop his or her skills

Health & Safety

Help create and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all of his/hers service’s employees

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Adhere to the internal control structure in order to minimize business risks inherent in operations and/or fraud

Foster and promote Cascades’ ethical behaviors, culture and values

Guarantee the financial information produced is reliable and complete

Client Focused and Innovation

Monitor best practices in his field and share them within the organization

Suggest improvements to current processes

Core competencies defined for this job

Accountability

Action-based focus

Advisory role

Initiative

Perseverance

Rigour

 

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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