Senior Financial Planner and Analyst (Accounting & Finance)

Full Time

  Clearwater Paper Corporation

  Spokane, Washington, United States


Clearwater Paper Corporation (NYSE: CLW) is a $1.7B company that manufactures quality consumer tissue, away-from-home tissue, parent roll tissue, and bleached paperboard and pulp at manufacturing and converting locations across the nation. Working at Clearwater Paper provides an opportunity to enrich your career through challenging and meaningful work and ongoing training and development—all in a supportive environment. We know our success depends on your success. 



Provide planning and financial analytic support.  Influence business decisions via a variety of financial, economic, and statistical analyses.  Analyze and interpret company and industry trends and financial information, including sales metrics, cost metrics, rates of return, depreciation, working capital, and investments.


  • Provide support and analytics as required.  Analytics could include but are not limited to sales: price, volume mix, cost: price, volume, usage, capital investment returns and payback, supply chain related analytics, variable, fixed, last increment costs analytics, production or supply chain impact analytics, etc.
  • Reporting could include but are not limited to:
    • P&L and Balance Sheet actual performance versus budget and forecasts
    • Standard costing, profitability, scorecards, mill or business KPI’s
  • Trend reporting and analysis on key data
  • Provide support to the strategic business planning process
  • Provide support and lead certain aspects of the budgeting process
  • Assist and support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial forecasts related to revenue, operating costs, freight, and other supply chain costs



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or other related discipline required.
  • Minimum 5 years of industrial operations experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in planning, marketing, distribution, operations and financial analysis required.



  • Must be able to work independently and exert influence on short & long-range goals and objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate to all levels of management, to motivate others and sell ideas.
  • Excellent presentation skills required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word. In Excel, must be proficient with pivot tables, charting, formulas, and be good at working with large data sets.