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Unit / Sales Controller

CASCADES


Founded 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.


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CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING


The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North┬ American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400┬ people, owns six┬ containerboard mills and nineteen┬ corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.




Your challenge!


Our manufacturing plant in Newtown, CT hopes to find a qualified and cost-conscious professional to fill the open position of Unit/Sales Controller.


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If you're a hard worker with excellent leadership┬ skills and superior time management skills, we want to talk to you. We offer a competitive salary, a high-energy work environment and excellent benefits.



Job Responsibilities



  • Compilation and analysis of sales and production statistics and information

  • Oversees General, Cost and Inventory Accounting

  • Responsible for financial┬ planning, analysis┬ and control

  • Generates, maintains and analyzes performance and sales data



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



Skills



  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving ability

  • Able to prioritize demands to maximize customer satisfaction

  • Able to multi task in an environment constantly changing priorities

  • Team Player

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office



Core competencies defined for this job


Accountability


Continuous improvement


Impact and influence


Planning and organizing


Rigour


Values and ethics



Education


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance



Desired experience



  • 5-10┬ years experience in the corrugated industry┬ preferred



Technical competencies



  • Experience┬ in SAP a plus



Additional information


Position is based in Newtown,┬ CT with some travelling to other divisions in the northeast of USA


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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.




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