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.
Accountant - Inventory – Norcross, GA
WestRock is seeking to fill an Accountant-Inventory position located in Norcross, GA. This position will report to the Accounting Manager and will work closely with other colleagues to dramatically improve processes. This is a great position for a professional who enjoys collaborating with others to creatively solve complex issues.
How you will impact WestRock:
Provide ongoing recommendations in the continuous improvement process
Monitor daily/weekly inventory movements relative to warehousing and/or billing
Review and reconcile monthly Inventory reports received from third party warehouses
Perform inventory valuations, observe physical counts and perpetual inventory reconciliations
Month end- Inventory Accounting with journal entries preparation/input and balance sheet reconciliations
Publish monthly internal management reporting related to warehoused inventory
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, CPA preferred, not required.
Prefer some experience in manufacturing environment with Inventory and Costing.
Prefer at least five years accounting experience overall.
Advanced Microsoft Office Skills with an emphasis in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, etc.)
JD Edwards and/or SAP experience preferred. Comprehensive understanding of a various integrated financial and accounting systems.
Proactive/self-driven work habits with demonstrated ability to improve processes.
Very solid and well proven problem solving/analytical skills.
General understanding of FASB and SOX compliance
Ability to understand complex processes, document best practices and collaborate with others in new procedure implementation.
Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communications capabilities; must be able to work with individuals at all levels both internally and externally
Ability to work collaboratively across the organization
Ability to work in a structured, but changing environment
Must be flexible and sensitive to meeting deadlines
Strong organizational skills and ability to work with moderate supervision.
Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
Strong work ethic and integrity to behave in accordance with the Company values
and operating principles
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.