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job Jul 08 2014

Controller - Finance Department

International Paper

Job Title: Controller
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Direct the financial activities of the Plant by establishing and maintaining effective fiscal procedures and controls, analyzing performance and recommending or directing action needed to maximize the financial return of the Plant to the division and corporation. Provide leadership to Finance Staff in organization relating to people development activities.

Key Accountabilities:
-Ensure the Plant maitanins accurate books and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that the business is conducted in compliance with established division and corporate policies, procedures and practices.
-Direct the preparation and analysis of operating results, operating trends, capital projects, special projects and operating forecast in order to assist the Plant General Manager in his/her management objectives.
-Determine the assets of the Plant are property managed and protected. Establish procedures and controls that ensure adequate protection. Ensure that an adequate system of internal controls exists for the plant.
-Direct the preparation and analysis of the annual operating, strategic plan and capital plan in conjunction with other Plant management members.
-Supervise staff on day to day accounting functions and applicable analytical work. Develop qualified financial personnel for the company by providing guidance, supervision and training for the financial organization.

Key Competencies:
-Customer Focus.
-Business Acumen.
-Manafing Vision and Purpose.
-Building Effective Teams
-Informing Skills
-Managerial Courage
-Learning on the fly.
-Priority Setting/Time Management.

Functional/Technical Skills:
-Bugeting and Performance Reporting Against Books
-Financial Concepts
-Standard Costs
-Strategic Planning
-Basic Accounting and Controls
-SAP Working Knowledge.

-Minimun BA/BS or equivalent experience.

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