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Financial Analyst

Graham Packaging Company, L.P.
Lancaster, PA 17602
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Build a meaningful career with a company committed to a cleaner world and a better tomorrow.

Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. We work with some of the biggest brands in the world to provide them with safe, attractive and convenient packaging that meets the demands of today's consumer.

Our company offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits program. But that's just the beginning of our story. There are many reasons to launch a career with Graham packaging, here are just a few:

  • We offer training and development opportunities so you can advance in your career with Graham
  • We have an excellent safety program, with one of the best safety records in the industry
  • Our employees are proud to share that we treat our workforce like family
  • We believe in open, transparent communications, starting with senior leadership
  • Our company is committed to bringing meaningful change to the sustainability of our products and operations. In 2019 we were honored with the Sustainability Leadership Award from the Business Intelligence Group, and we recently pledged to make all of our products 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025.

  • At Graham, we are focused on the possibilities for a better product, a happier customer and a cleaner world. We recognize that when we work together, we can achieve great things. We treat each other with respect, and are united in a shared passion to make sustainable products that make life easier for the consumers who use them.

    Come join us in our quest to create a better tomorrow!

    Candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and with a team. Candidate will have excellent analytical and communication skills and the ability to multi-task and handle tight deadlines.

    Primary Accountabilities:

    • In partnership with the Business unit, prepares, analyzes, and validates the monthly forecast, including providing commentary and variance analysis
    • Assists in the preparation and communication of monthly/quarterly reporting requirements, including variance commentary to the General Managers of the vertical Business units
    • Works with the Business unit and vertical Business units to prepare the annual sales budget and budget presentation
    • Analyzes, reports, and drives positive impact to the commercial and operations teams around Price/Volume/Mix
    • Analyzes, reports, maintains, and drives improvement in actual SKU profitability reporting; develops annual budgeted SKU profitability analysis
    • Creates meaningful and insightful ad hoc and recurring monthly reports
    • Provides financial support to the General Manager and Director of Operations for the vertical to which they are assigned (forecast, budget, etc.)
    • Performs special project assignments

    • Ability to identify many variables and learn to understand their relationships, how the variables work together and anticipate/model future
    • Ability to identify and quantify variables, drill down, isolate, understand and effectively explain deviations to expected performance taking into account performance of all variables in aggregate
    • Able to think differently about a problem, articulate thought and influence the group to take a different approach
    • Team player, ability to work with various members of the organization
    • Strong Excel, SAP, and Hyperion Financial Management skills
    • Ability to maintain a consistently high level of attention to detail
    • Working knowledge of manufacturing controls and cost accounting/general accounting
    • Ability to ensure that yours as well as others' work and information are complete and accurate
    • Ability to utilize available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Include:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, MBA a plus
    • CPA or CMA certification a plus
    • A minimum of 5-7 years accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • Highly proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook) as well as SAP Business Intelligence and Hyperion/HFM
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and data-manipulation skills
    • Effective communication skills - both interpersonal and written

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

    Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed,age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    Graham Packaging is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for any job postings on this site. Resumes submitted to any Graham Packaging employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Graham Packaging. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for a position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

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    Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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