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Junior Controller (Controller in Training - Manufacturing)

Posting Start Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: Pittston, PA, US

Company: Cascades




Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.




The Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.

Your challenge!


Embrace the learning opportunties by reporting directly to the Administrative Director regarding the financial systems of Cascades.


Job Responsibilities


IMPORTANT NOTE:  After training period, successful candidate must be willing to relocate to next open U.S. Controller position within Cascades Tissue.


  • To support the Administrative Director in projects and assignments as it relates to Finance and accounting practices at Cascades
  • To support assisgnments which may include special projects at multiple locations throughout the country
  • Training and development in SAP and systems to include, closing and costing responsibilitiies
  • Travel to plants to partner and learn operations and responsibilities in both converting and papermill with regard to finance


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Willingness to relocate to another state for the next Controller opening within Cascades Tissue Group


Desired Qualifications:

  • Internship expereince in manufacturing environments
  • Auditing experience for outside auditing firms suchs as Price Waterhouse
  • Project work with analytical knowledge


Technical competencies


  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and packages
  • Expert Excel including pivot tables
  • Expertise in Generally accepted accounting practices
  • SAP or other MES systems knowledge
Business Objectives Alignment
Complete his/her tasks thoroughly and accurately in keeping with the business objectives set by the manager
Human Resources
Take the initiative to develop his or her skills
Operational Excellence
Adjust his/her activities based on needs and internal or external changes
Be thorough and impartial in setting prices
Organize his/her activities to efficiently and effectively meet the needs of the sales departement
Validate and process price information thoroughly and in a timely manner
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
Carry out activities in an ethical manner and respect the Cascades culture
Help maintain an effective internal control structure to minimize business risks related to operations and/or fraud
Client Focused and Innovation
Participate in continuous improvement activities
Stay aware of the best practices in his/her field and share them within the organization
Additional responsibilities
Core competencies defined for this job
Action-based focus


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.


Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

Job Segment: Accounting, Industrial, Training, Outside Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Operations, Sales

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