Sr. Analyst, Fiber Supply in Escanaba, MI at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose:

The Sr. Analyst, Fiber Supply – Lake States is responsible for all financial records and processes for Fiber Supply.  This individual will need to ensure that Fiber Supply is compliant with all associated measures.  This position is also designed to supervise Fiber Supply support staff and payment system adherence.  This position also works closely with the Fiber Supply Team and Mill Controllers to ensure effective financial cost accounting.        

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supervise Fiber Supply support staff.
  • Assure SOX process controls are in place and documented.
  • Perform periodic wood cost analysis including monthly wood costs, operating costs, buyer metrics, wood inventory and other ad-hoc reporting.
  • Create and modify reports for procurement staff from the wood procurement system (LIMS).
  • Work with IT and central accounting to assure the ongoing smooth operation of the wood procurement system (LIMS).
  • Prepare and send weekly financial interface files from the wood procurement system (LIMS) to the accounting system.
  • Monthly closing activities for wood billings to mills.
  • Cost accounting within the accounting system (SAP).
  • Supplier and vendor interaction of payments, 1099’s etc…
  • Provide training and support to new users of the wood procurement system (LIMS).
  • Oversee contracts, payments, and invoices. Maintain long term contracts and leases in the contract storage system (ONIT)
  • Provide templates and processes to roll-up the annual budgeting schedules.
  • Internal audit requests and checks.
  • Satisfactory feedback from internal audit on controls and processes.
  • Supply F2M benchmark data.
  • Cash and working capital reporting.
  • Perform routine audits for data integrity in the wood procurement system (zone jumping, truck weights, etc.)
  • Prepare personal property tax returns for WI woodyards
  • Approve new vendors
  • Track diesel and oil prices
  • Accurate and timely billings and reports as described above. 
  • Identification of cost reduction initiatives from periodic analysis.
  • Robust self-serve information from the wood procurement system (LIMS) to the Fiber Supply team so they can access the information they need to properly manage the wood spend.

Travel: Negotiable

Key challenges:

(Reporting Structure, Customer Base, Annual Budget/Spend, Revenue Generation, etc.):

This is a financial analyst position supporting the fiber supply organization for the Lake States region. The incumbent in this position will provide support pertaining to fiber procurement including financial analytics, SOX controls, cost accounting, supplier and vendor interaction of contracts, payments, invoices, 1099's, etc.  The incumbent will have responsibility utilizing both SAP and the wood procurement system (LIMS).

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or related field and/or
  • 7+ Years of experience in Fiber Supply, Manufacturing or similar industry experience within procurement.

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving

 

Verso Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

 

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