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Accounting Manager (Wood & Fiber Supply)

Dothan, AL 36301
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Who is Georgia-Pacific? Watch to find out!

We are seeking to add an Accounting Managerto join our Wood& Fiber Supply Transaction Accounting team, located in Dothan, AL. The city of Dothan is located in Southeast Alabama, less than a two hour drive from the beautiful beaches on the Florida Gulf of Mexico.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

This Accounting Manager will report directly to the Controller and will be responsible for leading and developing a Team, partnering with Operations, and providing Accounting and Analysis support.The ideal candidate must possess strong Internal Financial Control values, attention to detail, show initiative, be an active learner, be open to change, a team player, and a highly motivated individual willing to work in a fast-paced environment.In this role youwill gain the knowledge and experience needed, for advancement to positions of greater responsibility and technical ability throughout the company.

Responsibilities / Expectations

  • Manage and Develop a team of 5-7 professionals

  • Drive the overall transaction accounting process

  • Lead the team in innovation and transformation projects

  • Manage and Improve the service level objectives

  • Use and develop tools to manage workload optimization and prioritization

  • Identify alternatives for processing challenges - develop and implement process improvements

  • Support the business by facilitating a strong internal control environment

  • Active engagement with internal customers, developing strong relationships with operations management to better understand and anticipate business needs
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities = Success in the role

  • Customer focused with financial accounting, analysis and economic thinking skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment while maintaining attention to detail

  • Ability to mine and convert date into meaningful information through leveraging software and other state of the art tools.

  • Proven initiative and willingness to drive change; with a focus on innovation, process improvement and optimization.

  • Basic self-awareness and an understanding of how personal behavior impacts others

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business

  • GPA of 3.0 or above

  • At least 5 years of Accounting or Financial Analysis experience

  • General understanding of overall Accounting Functions (General Ledger, A/R, A/P, Inventory, Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations, Month End Close, etc.) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Experience with Internal Financial Controls

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree concentration in Accounting and/or Intermediate and Cost Accounting coursework

  • One year or more of experience supervising or leading a team

  • SAP and/or Infinium and/or Infor experience

  • Experience in Excel macros, Access query, SQL/VBA, Tableau, Alteryx or other data visualization tools

  • Manufacturing / Consumer Products and/or Public Accounting experience

Why Work For GP?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

This role does not provide sponsorship.
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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Posted: 2019-11-01 Expires: 2019-11-30
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