Sr. Accountant, Commissions – Norcross, GA

Norcross / Georgia / United States

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  

Sr. Accountant – Commissions – Norcross, GA

The opportunity:

WestRock is seeking to fill a Sr. Accountant - Commissions position to be located in Norcross, GA. The Senior Accountant will report to the Reports to Director Accounting Services and will work with the internal business partners throughout the entire company. This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a multicultural environment and looks forward to work in a large international company with great values.


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Monthly calculation of 30 – 40 internal sales representatives commission accruals

  • Journal entry creation and input into JD Edwards accounting system

  • Monthly reconciliation of commission liability account

  • Monthly and quarterly commission payment compilation including communication with local plant sales and general management personnel to obtain feedback and approval

  • Process commission transfers and adjustments through the accounting and payment cycles

  • Communication with supervisor and 3 team members concerning process issues, updates and potential improvements

  • SOX revenue control division process audits for manufacturing plant

  • Interaction with internal and external audit groups as needed to explain and provide evidence of process steps and controls

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • 5 + years of experience

  • Large project experience a plus

  • Strong analytical mindset and ability required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • MS Office proficiency with intermediate Excel Required

  • JD Edwards and Hyperion (preferred but not required)

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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