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Finance and Human Resources Technician

Posting Start Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Reporting to the Plant Controller, the Finance and HR Technician is tasked with providing accounting and HR support while performing a wide range of tasks related to the Finance department's activities. You are responsible for operational and transactional activities related to the execution of the accounting cycle’s main activities. You are the team's contact person for any technical question on payroll and must ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data integrated into the system. The ideal candidate is detailed oriented, rigorous and a great team player. 

Your responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for weekly payroll processing
  • Monitor and audit hours worked by hourly staff to ensure accuracy of the payroll calculations and take corrective actions as needed
  • Maintain and update all payroll information and employees files up-to-date 
  • Provide detailed information to staff for specific payroll inquiries
  • Collect and enter data for various financial spreadsheets
  • Prepare timely and accurately monthly reports  
  • Analyze and provide recommendation on perpetual and periodic inventories such as cut offs, controls and reconciliations
  • Organize all accounting cycle activities with the greatest concern for efficiency
  • Identify and report any irregularities and unusual transactions without delay
  • Strictly apply the rules and legislation relating to your activities
  • Assist other departments as needed

Your background and strengths

  • College degree in a related field is a great asset
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar position
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills specifically V-lookups, complex formulas and pivot tables
  • Knowledge of the following software will be considered an asset; SAP, AS400, Antech, SuccessFactors, UltiPro
  • Problem solving mindset with high level of autonomy
  • Collaborative spirit needed to work effectively with all team members
  • Ability to act and react quickly while working on several issues at the same time

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. It will fairly consider all those qualified for this position. The use of the masculine in our communication refers to both women and men.


About Cascades 

Being part of Cascades means revealing the full potential of matter, people and ideas. We are a source of possibilities. Since 1964, we have been offering sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in terms of packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 business units located in North America and Europe.

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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