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Financial Analyst

Gilroy, CA
Position Title:
Financial Analyst
Pay Rate:
Multiple factors, including Individual experience, skills and abilities will determine where an employee is ultimately placed in the pay range.
Salaried Full-Time
Physical Location:
Gilroy Box Plant
6400 Jamieson Way
Gilroy, CA 95020
The Job You Will Perform:
  • Work under the direction of the Complex Controller in the preparation for and analysis of operating results, operating trends, customer profitability, capital projects, incentive plan calculations, budgeting & forecasting, special projects, and initiatives in order to assist plant management in achieving operations and management objectives.
  • Work with Complex Controller in development and refinement of processes to improve accounting efficiencies and process documentation.
  • Actively assist Complex Controller in maintaining and enhancing internal controls, accounting policy, and procedures.
  • Provides financial analysis including interpretation and application of professional standards, company policies, and processes.
  • Prepare journal vouchers and participate in month-end close.
  • Perform data entry and utilize systems as a source of research analysis.
  • Performs payroll processing, balances hours and maintains accuracy.
  • Complete various reporting requirements.
  • Be familiar with the financial policies and procedures outlined in the financial policies and capital investment manuals as they relate to the plants.
  • Ensure that applicable internal controls are followed in each area of responsibility.
  • Investigates, reviews, and evaluates various financial transactions and the recommendation of the appropriate treatment.
The Skills You Will Bring:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, business or related field required; CPA or CMA a plus.
  • 3+ years of accounting and/or finance experience; work experience in manufacturing facility highly desirable.  Corrugated, printing, packaging and/or related finance experience in manufacturing environment a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general business management principles, internal financial management, and industry business practices.
  • Strong knowledge and application of financial concepts, standard costing concepts, forecasting, budgeting, and performance reporting against forecasts and budgets, internal controls, purchasing, and other accounting functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with a variety of functional areas (sales, marketing, manufacturing, customer service, logistics, etc.) within the organization.
  • High level of managerial courage and informing skills.
  • Deliver solutions on a quick-time basis; making decisions quickly with good follow through skills. Provide the necessary analysis to support and drive a profitable operation.  Expert level knowledge of Excel required.  SAP knowledge a plus. Ability to adapt and learn new software required.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and the ability to work effectively with others
  • Working knowledge of internal control concepts, purpose and ability to identify and resolve weaknesses.
  • Ability to handle pressure and stress.  Willingness and ability to work extended or irregular hours, occasional holidays and travel as required.
  • Ability to handle details accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Excellent time management/priority setting, organizational, presentation, and communication skills.
  • Action Oriented
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Drive for results
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem solving
The Benefits You Will Enjoy:
International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term and Long-term Disability, 401(k), Company-funded retirement contributions, Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement), Student Loan Repayment Assistance, and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 
The Career You Will Build:
Sales and Leadership training, promotional opportunities within a global company
The Impact You Will Make:
We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.
The Culture You Will Experience:
International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.
The Company You Will Join:
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.

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