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Westrock Company Financial Analyst - Tacoma, WA in Tacoma, Washington

The opportunity:

  • The Tacoma Mill is seeking a Financial Analyst who will be an integral part of the Financial Team working with other departments, division and corporate staff to provide data and analysis of overall mill operations.

  • The Financial Analyst will report to the Sr. Financial Manager.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Provide analytical support to one or more of the functional areas of the Tacoma mill.

  • Partner with the area team to identify, track and improve key drivers affecting performance and results.

  • Assist in the development and documentation of processes and procedures to improve the quality of financial analysis and drive stronger ownership and accountability of results.

  • Active involvement in the forecasting and budgeting process.

  • Support the monthly closing process by gathering and analyzing data required for journal entries, statistical postings and inventory reconciliation. Review usage trends, income statement and balance sheet balances to ensure accuracy before the final close.

  • Analyze accounts in the general ledger system to ensure proper accruals at period close.

  • Provide analytical support for both capital and energy accounting.

  • Develop and maintain documentation of internal controls applicable to the assigned functional areas.

  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors as needed.

  • Perform inventory testing periodically and document results.

  • Support all production, inventory, balance sheet, AP, tax, and other corporate requests.

  • Develop reports required by local management, governmental agencies, division and corporate locations to provide insight into mill operations.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • 2-5 years of related experience in pulp and paper industry or manufacturing is preferred.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Advanced skills in Excel.

  • Experience with Hyperion SmartView is a plus.

  • Strong understanding of key metrics.

  • Large capital project financial management preferred.

  • Detailed oriented team player who can consistently meet deadlines, adapt quickly, work well with all levels of the organization and possess the ability to work independently as needed.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, computer, and team building skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitasks in a continuously changing environment.

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.