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Senior Controller

Posting Start Date: Nov 4, 2021

Location: Wagram, NC, 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!

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Senior Plant Controller’s mission is to contribute to his or her unit’s business development and ensure its coordination in accordance with the strategic plan. You use your financial expertise to support your unit's management in the business processes’ application and improvement and ensure the implementation of best financial management practices. You analyze operational cost performance indicators and ensure the completeness and reliability of the information produced and communicated. As a result, you contribute to strategic decision-making in your plant and maintain an effective control structure to minimize the risk of errors, irregularities and fraud related to processes

Individual responsibilities


Ensure that accounting for inventory quantities, capital assets and operating costs is reliable, complete and accurate

Rigorously analyze operating cost performance indicators

Disseminate appropriate information

Identify opportunities for improvement

Contribute to your plant’s decision-making process

Support your sector’s management in improving business processes

Maintain an effective control structure to minimize the business risks inherent in operations and fraud

Apply the best administrative and accounting, financial management and sales practices in accordance with your plant's needs

Experiences and strengths

Bachelor’s degree in accounting 

CPA designation is a definite asset

Minimum of 10 years of experience a manufacturing setting

Rigour and agility to handle projects based on their scope, budget and timelines

Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities

Constant desire to improve the efficiency and quality of services

Strong sense of responsibility

Leadership and expertise in promoting buy-in to proposed solutions

Strong integrity and sound judgment for making the right decisions

Proficiency in French and basic English

Proficiency in Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of SAP software or other ERP (an asset)

Core competencies defined for this job

Planning and organizing
Values and ethics
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence

Why Work At Cascades

  • Excellent company-paid benefits
  • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
  • Strong Company Culture
  • Profit sharing and 401K Options
  • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
  • Huge Career Advancement Opportunities

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: Fayetteville

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