Accounting Specialist

International Paper - Byesville, OH3.8

Full-time
INTRODUCTION

International Paper is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include Industrial and Consumer Packaging and Uncoated Papers. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, the company employs approximately 54,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

SUMMARY

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for playing a lead role in a variety of routine and non-routine – general accounting functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and in compliance with established division and corporate policies, procedures and practices. Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity. Assignments are broad in nature and usually require originality and ingenuity. Applies advanced skills.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Perform daily financial activities of the plant.
Ensure accurate and timely processing of daily, weekly, monthly, responsibilities and reports.
Enters daily production hours into Payroll system, balances hours and maintains accuracy.
Provides basic analysis and key information to the site manager, complex controller, complex general manager and other groups including corporate finance department.
Actively assist the complex controller in maintaining a proper internal control environment around policy, procedures, and asset protection.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Requires an Associate’s degree or equivalent, or 10+ years of experience
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

Enthusiastic
Customer focused
Self-motivated
Innovative
Open minded – ability to accept and work through change
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel