Senior Analyst, Accounts Payable – Duluth, GA

Duluth | Georgia | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

At WestRock, we provide packaging solutions designed to give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with them to deliver the best value on everything from paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers to specialty packages, boxes and displays. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together. Every day, our 45,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in more than 300 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs.

Senior Analyst, Accounts Payable – Duluth, GA

The opportunity:

  • Review vendor statements and action valid invoices that are not entered, approved or paid according to established terms

  • Resolves open credits on vendor statements working closely with the business units for accounting and approval

  • Perform root cause analysis for failures and follows template procedures to resolve

  • Communicate directly with the business units when necessary to achieve validation of open invoices or corrective action if required by the vendor for resolution

  • Communicate with Category Managers, Disbursements, Treasury and Accounts Payable to complete actions

  • Document progress in a tracking tool that is reviewed by management

  • Must be able to sustain statement reviews for 60+ critical vendors monthly as well as several dozen smaller statement reviews per month

  • Will utilize certain tools including ERP Data Queries and reports such as Receipts not Voucher, GR/IR data and Supplier Ledger data

     

    How you will impact WestRock:

  • Capturing cost in the correct financial period is critical.  This position helps facilitate that need.

  • Building and reinforcing the accountability of P2P procedures for entering PO Receipts and resolving invoices in exception is a byproduct of this work.

  • Ensuring that WestRock complies with supplier agreements and contracts for invoice settlement is important.

What you need to succeed:

  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in Accounts Payable, General Ledger accounting or Expense Management and reporting
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills; it is imperative to be able to respond quickly to an escalated situation and to gather and report findings quickly
  • Undergraduate degree preferred or comparable work experience in GL Accounting and AP Management
  • Teamwork and transferring knowledge are critical to the success of this position and the team

 

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.  

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