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Westrock Company Staff Accountant in Norcross, Georgia

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Title: Staff Accountant

Division: Home Office

Department: Accounting

Location: Norcross – Jefferson Plaza

Reports to: Director Accounting Corrugated Mills

The opportunity:

The Corrugated Mills Accounting team is seeking a Staff Accountant to support ongoing accounting for WestRock mill locations. This position is located in Norcross, GA and reports to the Director Accounting Corrugated Mills. The individual in this role must be a self-starter with strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with all levels of the organization.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Intercompany review and journal entries

  • Spare parts cycle count reporting and follow-up with locations out of compliance

  • Division shut down accounting review and reporting

  • Division legal and demurrage journal entries

  • Statistic entry preparation and posting

  • Assist with annual and ad hoc reporting

  • Work with team regarding process improvements and simplification

  • Provide updates to Management on a regular basis

  • Balance sheet account reconciliations and SOX controls as assigned

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • 2-5 years’ general accounting and month end close experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Financial expertise and knowledge of financial principles in a manufacturing environment

  • Proven ability to support location initiatives, goals, and demonstrate a positive attitude towards others

  • Sets priorities, establish objectives/milestones and schedule activities effectively

  • Experience with JD Edwards, Hyperion, and Blackline

  • High level of Microsoft Office expertise and proficiency at the advanced level with Excel

What we offer:

· Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

· Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

· An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

· A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.