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Sr. Financial Analyst

Company: Cascades
Location: Niagara Falls
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Your challenge!

Reporting to the site controller you are responsible for generating, maintaining and analyzing reports and data for monthly business unit reviews and business process improvements along with the specif job responsibilites listed below.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide cost and general ledger accounting support during the month end close process including:
  • Operational management reporting

  • Journal entries

  • Account analysis and reconciliation

  • Actual vs. budget analysis

  • Solid understanding of perpetual/periodic inventories
  • Inventory Cutoffs

  • Inventory Controls

  • Inventory Reconciliations

  • Understanding of Internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Experience with Construction in Progress (CIP)/Capex project cost management

  • Knowledge of standard cost principals

  • Knowledge of accrual based accounting

  • Participate in the preparation of the annual plan, budgeting, and forecasting

  • Participate in manufacturing planning, logistics and operations from a financial aspect

  • Develop business unit wide analytical tools for decision support

  • Provide project managers with Key Performance Indicators to drive execution


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Desired experience

  • 5-7 years experience in finance/accounting roles

Technical competencies

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills specifically V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.

  • Finance, forecasting and analysis skills

  • Capable of handling multiple database systems and complex data compilation

  • Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP system

  • Strong operational finance knowledge and problem-solving skills with independent judgment to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills to achieve company goals

  • Results-oriented contributor must demonstrate business acumen and resourcefulness

#revealyourpotential #LifeAtCascades

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 women and men.

About Cascades

To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.

Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Financial, ERP, Financial Analyst, Accounting, SAP, Finance, Technology

Keywords: Cascades, Niagara Falls , Sr. Financial Analyst, Other , Niagara Falls, New York

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