Financial Analyst

Evergreen Packaging

Cedar Rapids, IA Accounting / Manufacturing & Industrial
At Evergreen Packaging we pour “fresh thinking” into what we do every day in creating value for our customers and our employees.  Our products include gable top packaging, as well as paper and paperboard which ultimately takes the shape of cups, food trays, envelopes, specialty packaging, magazines, and much more. As the number one global manufacturer of refrigerated cartons, our customers are some of the largest brands in the world.
We’ve worked hard to develop a collaborative culture that encourages business and professional growth.  We also have a strong focus on safety.   Our people collaborate well, while having visibility as individual contributors.
In our high-energy, collaborative environment, our teams focus on bringing to market quality products that consumers and global brands trust.  We value talented, flexible decision makers with entrepreneurial spirits.
Every day our 3900 Team Members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in our operating facilities across North America, Asia and Latin America to deliver products and services that exceed expectations and position us to win as a leader in our industry. 

Job Description

Responsibilities and duties for wide range of categories within Evergreen Packaging Equipment Finance department include but are not limited to the following:
Sales Tax
  • Primary responsibility for sales tax management (return preparation, return filing, tax collection/remittance, exemption certificates, etc.) for the North American Packaging organization including new machines, maintenance parts, service, cartons, and spouts for all US states/territories and Canadian provenances.
Contract Administration
  • Ensure new equipment sales contract files contain all necessary documents, review contract terms and identify deviations from pre-approved standards
  • Ensure revenue recognition timing is correct, prepare progress payment/milestone billing invoices, and payments are received when due
  • Prepare amortization schedules for time sales when appropriate
  • File UCC’s and get insurance certificates when needed
  • Submit contracts and/or prepare business case summarizes for management approval in the corporate contract management system
Accounts Receivable
  • Monitor past due invoices and assist corporate shared services in collection
  • Review past due balances, outstanding returned material requests, and recommend revenue recognition adjustments where appropriate.
Credit Card Payments
  • Administer the equipment credit card program including setting up new cards, reporting actual activity, and filing annual compliance documents.
General Ledger Reconciliations
  • Reconciles accounts receivable, sales tax, and payroll general ledger account balances to sub ledgers monthly
  • Primary back up for payroll processing and accrual calculations/posting.
Inventory Accuracy
  • Supports Cost Accounting Manager in conducting and reconciling sample cycle audits of work in process and storeroom inventory.
Internal Control
  • Conducts audits as assigned and administers local finance policies/procedure documents.
External Audits
  • Supports revenue recognition testing, sales cutoff testing, and other requests as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance minimum, MBA preferred.
  • Two - five years of experience in a manufacturing environment with experience in sales tax and general accounting and exposure to inventory management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience interacting with customers
  • Solid PC skills are necessary with heavy use of spreadsheet and database tools.
  • SAP experience preferred.

Job ID: 68249

Posted 11 days ago

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