Senior Waste Services/Intercompany Accountant - Norcross, GA

Norcross / Georgia / United States

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Senior Waste Services/Intercompany Accountant - Norcross, GA

As a member of our Finance and Accounting team, you will be responsible for intercompany reconciliations, preparing journal entries and account reconciliations for the Recycling division, analyze financial information, and prepare statements, reports, and ad hoc reports. Under close/immediate supervision applies established procedures to prepare and analyze financial information, and to maintain accurate accounting of expenses, receipts, assets and liabilities.

While accuracy and judgment are important, we’re looking for someone who can work with complex project accounting, identify outliers, and bring new perspective to our processes.

  • Reconcile intercompany transactions, coordinate reporting requirements across mills, and establish working relationships to effectively attain goals.

  • Full scope of Waste Services/Intercompany focused accounting directly linked to General Ledger, Revenue, Fixed Assets, and Financial Close. This includes both month end close and daily activities.

  • Review, analyze, and report on both financial results, operational metrics and Waste Services/RCY Intercompany reporting.

  • Responsibility regarding financial statement accuracy, financial reporting and adherence to SOX controls.

    How you will impact WestRock:

  • Perform general accounting activities and analysis for numerous business units, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements, such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and intercompany reconciliations.

  • Analyze and prepare various financial reports for managerial and corporate reporting.

  • Use best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.

  • Solve complex problems; take a new perspective using existing solutions. 

  • Communicate with department managers regarding mill inventory and Waste Services operational costs and cost related issues

  • What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (CPA preferred)

  • Financial closing experienceAt least 6 years of experience in accounting or financial rolesMust have working knowledge of GAAP.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft tools (Intermediate to advanced Excel skills)

  • JDEdwards and Hyperion experience a plus

  • Teamwork and problem-solving skills a must

  • Able to respond quickly to changing demands, processes and updated information

  • Support team initiatives and goals, cooperate and demonstrate positive attitude toward others, assist in all areas as needed in addition to setting reasonable limits

  • Clearly communicates effectively across a large organization via written, verbal and non- verbal methods. Takes into account the target audience.

  • Recognizes problems and responds, sorts through complex issues, collaboratively seeks input from others, addresses root cause of issues, makes timely and accurate decisions, can make difficult decisions, uses consensus when possible, clearly communicates decisions to others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • General ledger accounting, journal entry preparation / input and reconciliations

  • Performs month end close procedures for specific cost centers.  Gather and analyze information from general ledger.  Interface with Department Managers for proper statement of expenses

  • Review and reconciliation of balance sheet and income statement accounts

  • Daily financial reporting activities

  • Assist in monthly financial reporting

  • Assist business with questions related to accounting process

  • Ensure proper GL account distribution

  • Engage business unit personnel as needed

  • Comfortable with tight deadlines

  • Responsible for variance analysis (actual to budget, prior month/year) on specific cost centers as well as balance sheet accounts

  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts

  • Monitor SOX compliance issues related to balance sheet accounts


    WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.


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