WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 36,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 240 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
Disbursement Analyst – Duluth, GA
We are seeking an enthusiastic, team player to join the Disbursements team located in our Duluth, GA Home Office to be responsible for the daily issuing of cash disbursements to WestRock’s global customer and supplier base. This role will issue payments, input or release EFTs, identify and assist in resolving payment processing issues, monitor the group’s inbox for special handling instructions and early release requests, void payments and cancel invoices, and EFT requests, process returned payables checks, and provide cash planning information to Treasury daily. There will be some work on period-ending close functions, reconciliations, and support of other team members as required. This role will be asked to work on special projects as required.
How you will impact WestRock:
Positively contribute to a fast paced, team-oriented environment
Critically assess and challenge process to enhance and evolve operating procedures
Prepare batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions to WestRock’s global customers and suppliers daily
Print and assemble in-house checks requiring special handling
Ensure and confirm bank receipt of payment files
Review bank systems and resolve positive pay exception items
Provide elite levels of customer service to ensure prompt and efficient resolution to internal and external inquiries
Provide detailed disbursement information to Treasury for cash planning purposes
Test system functionality as required
Review and maintain standardized process documentation on an annual basis, creating new documentation as required
Compile daily packet of disbursements activity for secondary review
Provide support for cash disbursements as requested by internal and external auditors
Complete period-end activities which includes reconciliations and escheatment
Support other teams and team members as required
What you need to succeed:
Ability to maintain high levels of integrity, respect, and integrity, with a commitment to excellence
Associates Degree preferred plus 2-3 years previous experience
Basic understanding of accounting principles.
Strong focus on customer service and interpersonal skills
Ability to respond appropriately to changing demands and processes
Strong Microsoft office skills
Experience with Accounting system software is a plus: JDE is preferred
Maintain high productivity/activity level, complete and submit timely and accurate information independently
Excellent written and verbal communication capabilities
Excellent organizational and follow-up skills.
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.