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.
Senior Financial Analyst- Norcross
Senior Financial Analyst will work in the preparation and review of internal and external reporting, various analytics, forecasts and budgets. Key areas of focus include revenues, sales volumes, operating costs, and customer profitability in support of the Plant, Business Unit, Area, and Regional Leadership teams. In addition, the Analyst will participate on various project teams. In performing these roles, the Senior Financial Analyst will be expected to interact with numerous functional departments (both at Corporate and at Division levels) and with all levels within the company. The position will improve the performance of the Plant or Business Unit through analytical support, facilitation and engagement. The role reports to the Area Finance Manager and will also support the Division Hub accounting team.
How you will impact WestRock:
Provide accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis, and support variances from budgets and forecasts from a business perspective.
Provide data and reports supporting weekly forecast updates from a business perspective.
Analyze trends in manufacturing, sales and other related areas to better understand and manage the business.
Prepare ad hoc financial and business-related analysis and research as necessary, from and for an operations and business perspective.
- Assist with all Business Unit CPERF economic analysis and maintaining modeling consistency (i.e., a standardized approach to calculating financial performance). Track the capital development and approval process with a specific emphasis on approval and expediting installation of all capital projects related to the Strategic Optimization initiative.
- Establish working relationship and consistent communication with the Business Unit General Manager and Regional Finance Director.
- Build relationships with both internal and external customers.
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
A minimum of 5+ years of relevant analysis experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills
MBA or CPA strongly preferred
Strong problem-solving skills, passion for improvement. Enjoy working in a team/collaborative environment
Advanced skills in Excel and Hyperion SmartView. Experience with QlikView a plus.
Ability to work independently, balancing routine responsibilities with ad hoc requests
Able to thrive in a growing and fast-paced environment
Previous experience in manufacturing industry preferred but not required
Must possess potential to advance to a leadership role
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.