Engagement Manager - Capability Analytics and Business Excel at Koch Industries (Wichita, KS)

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Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others. Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp. You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft®, Brawny®, and Dixie® on retail shelves and enMotion® towels, Compact® bath tissue and SmartStock® cutlery dispensers when you are away from home. Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people. For more information, visit

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This Engagement Manager Capability Analytics and Business Excel is part of the GP Decision Analytics organization and work with the businesses units & capabilities to support their reporting and analytics needs.

Key dimensions of the role:

  • Growing our offshore BI COE to expand service offerings to cover other analytics and transaction support
  • Creates efficiencies by centralizing standard reports across the organization
  • Provides strategic insights and decision support to business partners through reports, analytics, and insights

We will create value for the company by:

  • Collaborating with the business and IT to leverage industry leading technology and techniques built on top of our global systems
  • Attracting, retaining, and developing best-in-class talent
  • Working closely with our internal business partners and stakeholders to understand their reporting and analytics needs and create value through on-time delivery of high-quality information to help steer the business

This Engagement Manager works with all levels of the GP Finance organization including executive management and senior management. Also works with other functional groups like KGS, HR, Controllers, Treasury, Procurement, S&OP, Supply Chain, Operations, Compliance as well as the business units, divisions, and operations.

What You Will Do In Your Role

The Engagement Manger has the authority to work independently and manage global projects and tasks to a successful completion. Will work directly with key business / functional / technical leaders in the organization to understand current and future reporting and analytic requirements and execute on a plan to meet those needs. Evangelize the use of data and analytics to the organization and find ways to leverage the KGSI Reporting and Analytics COE to create a competitive advantage for GP that results in superior value creation for the stakeholders. Scope of work will primarily cover functions such as Finance Controller, Finance Planning, Accounting Organization. Will interact with other areas such as HR, IT, Treasury, Procurement, S&OP, Supply Chain, Operations, Compliance etc.

  • Work with the finance and controller organizations as well as other supporting capabilities to provide services to help enable and accelerate their priorities through analytics, technology, and application of Principle Based Management

  • Work closely with the KGS Leaders on establishing a Finance Reporting, Analytics and Business Excellence capability. Leverage comparative advantage between local and global resources to ensure optimal use of talent and distribution of work across the team.

  • Work with function and business leads to find opportunities to move transactional or common reports into the COE organization and utilize robotics and process automation to drive improvements. Establish and execute on service levels with each stakeholder group.

  • Work with the KGS Reporting, Analytics and Business Excellence team to produce data driven insights using various analysis techniques and provide ongoing reports, analysis, and commentary. Work to continuously improve the value of the commentary and insights being provided.

  • Identify opportunities to improve the information delivery mechanisms through improved processes or application of superior technology. Move from static financial reporting to dynamic, on demand reports.

  • Work closely with IT to ensure systems and technology roadmaps for analytic tools, processes and structures are aligned.

  • Drive efficiencies and a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of Reporting, Analytics and Business Excellence team. Look for new and innovative ways to solve problems.

  • Follow PBM guiding principles and ensure all analysts apply PBM principles as part of their daily tasks. Lead by example to create a PBM Center of Excellence that will be applied for all current and future team members.

The Experience You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Data Analytics, BI or other related field of study
  • 5+ years in Reporting and Analytics roles with increasing responsibilities; Minimum 3 years working with offshore teams.
  • Strong financial acumen and cross functional business acumen including areas such as Accounting, Finance, Logistics, Pricing, S&OP, Procurement, and Sales Operations.
  • High degree of problem solving and critical thinking skills to perform deep analysis, identify root causes and create appropriate solutions cutting across divisions and functions.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a Global company.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with all groups, to build relationships, influence and to provide analytics insights across organizational segments
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills for clear and concise communication at all levels within the company and to do so in a timely and accurate way
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf
More Information on Koch Industries
Koch Industries operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Wichita, KS. Koch Industries was founded in 1953. It has 31000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 387 open jobs at Koch Industries, click here.
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