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Corporate Finance Manager

  • Expired: January 03, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.

For over a century, American Packaging Corporation (APC) has been a leading flexible packaging converter for customers throughout North America. We nurture our employees by providing competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401(k) plans and tuition reimbursement programs. These are just a few reasons why we were named a "Best of the Best" in the Best Workplaces in the Americas awards for 12 years in a row. APC's longstanding success is fueled from the inside out, and we consistently seek to improve our internal operations to propel that success into the future.

LOCATION: Columbus, WI

SUMMARY: The Corporate Finance Manager reports to the Chief Financial Officer, CFO and will direct the overall treasury, tax and risk management practices for this fast growing, privately-held company. This role will work with the CFO and Corporate Controller to ensure the company has an appropriate capital structure and financial flexibility necessary to achieve business objectives. In addition, this role will provide corporate oversight in risk management and coordinate with external CPA to execute appropriate tax strategies. The Corporate Finance Manager is a key member of the finance leadership team and will interact with senior leadership, as well as external partners in banking, tax and insurance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Treasury/Cash Management
  • Forecast and Analyze sources/uses of cash on a short-term and long-term basis. Understand the current business trends and needs to manage the Company's working capital and liquidity position.
  • Develop strong relationships with the bankers to drive treasury management initiatives for cost savings and efficiencies.
  • Monitor Company leverage ratio. Ensure compliance with and reporting of loan agreement financial covenants and other requirements.
  • Manage interest rate risk management via swap strategy and execution.
  • Oversee the Supplier Finance programs for vendors and select customers in partnership with Corporate Purchasing and Sales Management.
  • Maintain a strong system of policies and procedures and impose a high level of control over treasury activities
  • Lead cash management processing transformational projects.
  • Tax:
  • Corporate and Shareholder income tax returns are prepared by an external CPA firm; however, this role requires general accounting experience.
  • Provide leadership to Senior Tax Analyst and other members of the Corporate Finance team on tax matters.
  • Facilitate information flow between the Company and the external tax firm including calculations, schedules, credits, supporting documents, etc. for various State returns, (both Corporate and Composite) as well as Federal book-to-tax adjustments.
  • Supervise the coordination of quarterly Corporate, Composite and Shareholder estimated tax payment calculations with external tax firm as well as the filing and payment of various estimates and extensions as instructed.
  • Prepare and oversee the annual Shareholder tax true-up calculation and tax return distribution.
  • Oversee preparation of various tax returns. Examples include sales and use tax returns, B&O returns, CAT returns and commerce returns.
  • Collaborate with Senior Tax Analyst to manage state nexus inquiries and compliance.
  • Provide tax support as issues arise.
  • Risk Management/Insurance:
  • Oversee financial risk management framework for the Company.
  • Company liaison with APC's insurance broker and insurers.
  • Coordinate with insurance broker to identify gaps in insurance coverage and appropriate coverage limits.
  • Manage the annual property and liability insurance policy renewal (review premiums, provide renewal information, etc.).
  • Partner with Operations to identify and address risk concerns related to property and workers compensation loss control. Manage large insurance claims.
  • Provide business units with policy coverage information and expense allocations impacting actual and budgeted financial statements.
  • Customer credit oversight (approval of customer credit, manage and create/identify tools and services for monitoring customer credit and financial standing, manage customer credit insurance coverages and reporting, etc.)
  • Provide leadership in project management and implementation planning for ERP, financial suite and other ancillary software solutions
  • Lead the preparation of Company presentation materials for the external treasury and risk management partners (banks, insurance brokers, etc.)
  • Other corporate finance and accounting duties as necessary


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university and at least five years of experience in corporate accounting, treasury or tax with a minimum of two years of management responsibilities.

Experience in public accounting, cash/debt management or S-Corp tax is a plus.

Project management skills and tech savvy to effectively drive technology initiatives across the corporate and business unit finance team.

Self-Motivation - ability to engage in all activities required in a rapidly growing environment focused on cost containment, revenue enhancement, and essential operating income performance.

Intellectual curiosity- Comfortable challenging the status quo and identifying new approaches to existing processes.

Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to build and grow relationships.

Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively from board room to plant floor.

Ability to analyze details and work quickly and accurately.

Possess a positive attitude and establish good working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

High sense of urgency in providing strong level of service and follow-through.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP, general accounting, internal controls and company policy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), variety of financial software and BI tools.


Ability to engage in all activities required in a rapidly growing environment focused on cost containment, revenue enhancement, and essential operating income performance. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Critical thinking and strong business acumen.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

American Packaging Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. American Packaging Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at

American Packaging Corporation


Columbus, WI
53925 USA


Finance and Insurance

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