Project Accountant - Florence, SC

Florence | South Carolina | United States

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Project Accountant - Florence, SC

7320 Mill Rd, PO Box 100544
Florence, South Carolina, 29506
United States

The opportunity:


The Florence Mill is seeking an Project Accountant who will be an integral part of the Financial Team The Project Accountant will be responsible for project and general accounting for $400+ million capital project that is ongoing at the facility.


How you will impact WestRock:


  • Provide monthly Job Cost Report analysis and reconciliation in coordination with the project manager for timely financial reporting

  • Produce and analyze reports which compare actual spending and cash flow versus budget for each project on a as needed basis

  • Manage the construction Accounts Payables process: documenting vouchers for review and approval, code invoices, scan invoices, approve invoices, upload invoices into project tracking system, vendor maintenance, resolve invoice discrepancies, and process AP Transfers

  • Ensure that projects are billed in accordance with contracts and revenue recognized in accordance with company policies and tax requirements

  • Fixed asset accounting and MRO write-offs

  • Reserve accounting

  • Reconcile project costs, billings, and advances to general ledger on as needed basis

  • Act as a project liaison between project managers, accounting, and mill management

  • Respond to queries by project personnel on all financial aspects of the projects

  • Document accounting procedures and controls as needed

  • Perform other accounting related duties as required


    What you need to succeed:


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience (2-3 years of project accounting experience

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Ability to work with a diverse work group of vendors, executive managers, subcontractors, consultants and other professionals

  • Strong Analytical, Detail- Oriented and Problem-Solving Skills

  • Strong Organizational Skills and ability to multitask in a continuously changing environment

  • Ability to use computerized accounting software to trace transactions

  • JDE experience preferred

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with discipline and focus in an unstructured 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. 



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