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Recycling Finance Specialist : East Region
This position is in the Recycling division of International Paper. We are one of the worlds largest paper recyclers, handling more than 7 million tons of paper every year. We have recycling facilities throughout the United States. Recycled paper is used in our mills, with the balance sold domestically and worldwide.
The Finance Specialist is responsible for monthly close duties for the plant, plant payroll and other finance functions. The position will be responsible for month:end accruals and reporting updates, reconciliations, supporting local accounts payable and receivables functions, local data requests, maintenance expense tracking, payroll entry, internal control report generation and review facilitation, and other reporting as assigned.
The Finance Specialist position is at our Twin Cities, MN Recycling Plant
Key Functions:
:Perform month:end close activities including accruals, reconciliations, P/L data refreshes and variance explanations, and other associated data entry
:Enforce accountability as an onsite resource to ensure internal controls are in place for compliance with corporate policies, procedures, and guidelines
:Collaborate with a shipping and receiving coordinator to ensure timely and accurate data entry
:Enter and process hourly payroll in SAP weekly
:Manage financial transactions for the plant: Vendor Payments, Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Order Creation, and other A/P and A/R related functions
:Back up office operational tasks as needed
:Track expenses and provide historical data upon request
:Facilitate the annual records management process for the plant and ensure compliance with policies
:Support and Participate in other projects/initiatives as required
Key Competencies:
:Customer Focus
:Integrity and Trust
:Learning on the Fly
:Functional/Technical Skills
:Dealing with Ambiguity
:Problem Solving
:Time Management
:Priority Setting
Functional/Technical Skills
:Computer software proficiency in: Excel, Word, Financial Systems
:Accounting system input experience
:Minimum 3 years successful office experience with accounting functions such as invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receivable and other general office duties
:Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills
:Detail oriented and process centric
:Able to produce accurate and timely work
:Able to handle multiple tasks and interruptions
:Comfortable working both independently and collaborating with teams
:Experience with SAP financial application
:Associates/Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and accounting experience


• Location: Minneapolis / St. paul

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