Financial Data Analyst - Richmond, VA

Richmond / Virginia / United States

About 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

Financial Data Analyst - Richmond, VA

501 South 5th St
Richmond, Virginia, 23219-0501
United States

Financial Data Analyst - Richmond, VA

The opportunity:

  • Engages with multiple finance teams, across numerous global corporate and manufacturing locations, to administer the commercial finance reporting month end close process.
  • Interfaces with contacts across IT and outsourced service providers to maintain consistent, predictable production performance for our users.
  • Independently structures, owns and delivers on various business-requested financial data tasks and projects, such as customer and product hierarchy maintenance, plan and forecast uploads and other routine and ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Performs problem-solving in financial data analysis, often in a time-sensitive fashion.
  • Develops new production support procedures as needs arise in our dynamic IT landscape.
  • Own other existing processes, such as user access requests and routine DBA ticketing.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Performs unit testing of routine data management projects and validates updates in production.
  • Establishes self as a ‘go-to’ that can speak the languages of and effectively navigate both the finance and IT organizations.
  • Enables monthly commercial finance analysis and report outs for a subset of the enterprise through month end close production run management.  
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for several finance teams, to enable ongoing customer- and product-profitability reporting delivery.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelors in a quantitative business discipline with a demonstrated interest in business strategy and process engineering.
  • 2-5 years in financial data analysis roles.
  • Experience with or interest in learning new financial reporting tools, especially JD Edwards, Hyperion Essbase and DAS.
  • Confident interacting with both technical and non-technical audiences across all levels of the organization.
  • Past support of project management/coordination work.
  • Demonstrated logical reasoning skills. 
  • Able to turn complex scenarios into practical, achievable, step-by-step processes that may involve multiple stakeholders.
  • Fact-based communicator with a strong customer service attitude and team player approach.
  • Independent, self-starter who brings an entrepreneurial approach to driving long term value. 
  • Thrives on “a job well done."

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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