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Controller - De Pere Shipping Container Division
De Pere
Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP) is a privately owned, vertically integrated company consisting of corrugated container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Green Bay Packaging Inc. employs over 4,000 team members and operates 32 facilities in 14 states each with a dedication to innovative development of its products and forestry resources, with a focus on safety, quality, sustainability, and continuous improvement. For more information about Green Bay Packaging Inc., visit www.gbp.com. The De Pere Shipping Container Division is a corrugated manufacturer dedicated to continuous improvement of our products and services. The goal of the Division is serving customers’ needs to the fullest.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Controller will provide full financial support to the division including cost accounting, financial planning, budgeting, ROI calculations, variance analysis, month-end reporting, and more. This is a highly visible position and a key member of the management team, reporting directly to the General Manager. This position requires excellent leadership and communication skills to play a leading role at the division.
  • Evaluate reports and maintain financial accuracy for plant processes and analyze business trends and provide required explanations.
  • Provide support for ad hoc projects and analyze financial presentations efficiently to provide support to business activities and recommend improvement to business processes.
  • Monitor business activities and ensure compliance to corporate standards.
  • Analyze operations and customer profitability ratios and recommend appropriate pricing and contracts.
  • Develop profit and loss metrics to facilitate key performance indicators.
  • Collaborate with the Corporate team to implement new systems as appropriate.
  • Ensure accountability of projects.
  • Prepare financial forecasts and GAAP reports.
  • Provide an effective interface with customers to resolve payment issues.
  • Assist management and executives to achieve all business objectives.
  • Resolve technical accounting issues and provide documents required for external auditors.
  • Evaluate plant transactions according to accounting standards.
  • Develop and maintain accounting principles and processes and ensure compliance to U.S. GAAP regulations.
  • Evaluate performance of various plant activities and ensure achievement of all goals and prepare and analyze financial statements.
  • Develop and maintain standard cost of all plant products.
  • Reconcile periodic physical inventory and maintain accurate transactions and records for inventory.
  • Manage and obtain approval for requests of capital expenditures and maintain controls on all plant processes within required budget and prepare reports to summarize all business activities.
Ideal candidate profile:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years of experience in corporate or plant-level general accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal, analytical, computer, business skills, required
  • CPA or CMA, preferred
Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and offers a highly valued, competitive, and comprehensive benefits program. Join a team dedicated to true employee empowerment and long-term success by applying today.

Green Bay Packaging Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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