• Cascades
  • Saint Helens, OR
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 31692 Pittsburg Rd

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CASCADESFounded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.CASCADES TISSUE GROUPThe Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.Your challenge!
Responsible for preparing and interpreting financial statements as well as the annual budget process.Responsible for the control, development and improvement of the various transactions and processes according to generally accepted accounting standards (Sarbanes Oxley)Provide leadership and guidance to the plant while helping guide the site to profitablilty while respecting Cascades guidelines.
Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Administration, with dotted line to the Plant ManagerResponsible for preparing and interpreting financial statements as well as the annual budget processResponsible for the control., development and improvement of the various transactions and processes accourding to generally accepted accounting principlesPlay an active role in the daily operations to guide production and inventory management, costs, and variancesCoordination with centralized shared services of accounting transactions, i.e. invoicing, payables, receivables, and informations systemsEstablish and interpret relationships between financial results and operational performance to identify opportunities for improvementPrepare \"CAPAX\" proposals, track spending of capital funds and help guide the site to remain compliant to Capax budgetsManaage Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closingsReconcile various ledger and accountsResponsible for the costing of new productsProvide the site financial leadership and guidance
Business Objectives Alignment
Serve as a financial specialist and contribute to the unit??s business development, while ensuring coordination in keeping with the Group??s strategic plan Operational Excellence
Determine and interpret the relationship between financial results and operational performance to identify improvement opportunities
Analyze operational and financial performance indicators to contribute to the unit??s decisions
Maximize use of the unit??s working capital
Help the unit??s management team implement and monitor business processes (including the budget process, analyses, and communication of internal and external financial information)
Implement financial, sales, administrative and accounting management best practices that apply to the unit
Plan and lead the reengineering of the Group??s business processes in the unit Human Resources
Help develop the skills of the employees and succession teams reporting to him/her
Manage and engage employees based on Cascades?? values and business strategy Health & Safety
Develop and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all of his/hers unit??s employees
Promote sound occupational health and safety management Corporate Responsibility and Governance
Maintain an effective control structure to minimize business risks related to operations and fraud
Foster and promote Cascades?? ethical behaviors, culture and values
Guarantee the financial information produced is reliable and complete Client Focused and Innovation
Participate in developing financial systems
Identify opportunities to reduce unit costs Core competencies defined for this job
Continuous improvement
Impact and influence
Planning and organizing
Values and ethics Education
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting Desired experience
Perservance , rigor, teamwork and planning with organizational skillsContinuous improvement, accountability and the ability to influence othersSAP, (FI, CO); MES profiency strongly preferredMicrosoft Office; Expert in Excel requiredMinimum of five years of experience in a similar position - preferred paper industryExperience in a manufacturing envirionmentProven Leadership track record
Technical competencies
SAP, (Fi, CO) MES profiencyMicrosoft Office, Excel expertShared Services knowledge and understandingSharepoint and other current technology
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 men and women.
Associated topics: branch manager, director of sales, management, manager, principal, regional sales manager, sales executive, sales leader, team lead, team leader

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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