Finance Manager, Procurement Analytics-Sandy Springs, GA

Sandy Springs | Georgia | United States

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Finance Manager, Procurement Analytics-Sandy Springs, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

Finance Manager - Procurement Analytics – Sandy Springs, GA


The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Finance Manager, Procurement Analytics to be located in Sandy Springs, GA.  This position will report to the Director, Procurement Analytics and will be a member of the Procurement Analytics team.  This position is a strategic finance role leading sourcing and ad hoc analytics in support of the category management function.  The ideal candidate will possess superior finance, data analytics and Excel modeling skills and be able to apply them in a wide range of business situations.  Sourcing or supply chain experience is a plus.  This role will also be  responsible for the support and development of a team of analysts focused on providing analytics and strategic planning support to the Procurement organization.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Build relationships with business unit managers and category managers and facilitate frequent communication related to sourcing initiatives, data analysis and implementation

  • Work as a member of the Procurement Analytics team by conducting analysis on spend data, designing analytical modeling templates and analyzing data for bidding and sourcing initiatives

  • Designs RFI and RFP models after assessing each deal and ensuring that all strategic data points required to evaluate impact of bid pricing are included

  • Research trends in relevant supply markets and detailed information about industry specific products

  • Provide a critical level of support on general and special projects, financial analysis, problem resolution and other business/financial analysis related needs that affect Procurement

  • Construct detailed bottoms-up should-cost models for various procured products and services

  • Design and present analytical models and supporting documentation to senior management

  • Conceptualize and model business award scenarios in a quantitative format – assist Category Managers with decision making based on financial impact to the company – drive key sourcing insights

  • Develop project-specific financial models to track actual savings/productivity from completed sourcing initiatives

  • Ad hoc financial and data driven analysis

What you need to succeed:

  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead a diverse team and also move projects forward independently

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Procurement or Supply Chain Management. MBA preferred.

  • 8+ years of work experience in general or corporate finance, strategic finance or supply chain analytics, with preference towards investment banking, analytics, or consulting

  • Experience providing integration and analytical support in an M&A environment

  • Expert-level Microsoft Excel Skills – including writing complex nested formulas to analyze financial and business decisions, pivot tables (incl. calculated fields), Vlookups, HLookups, Index/Match, data tables, developing scenario analysis models, data validation, goal seek

  • Experience building cash flow analysis models for asset valuation – ability to build models from scratch

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and positive attitude

  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously – defines timelines and adjusts as the operating environment changes and evolves

  • Experience dealing with ambiguous situations and the ability to prioritize and produce consistent results

  • Requires strong and continual attention to detail – especially in analytical output and presentation

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with different personalities and levels in the organization

  • Must be able to clearly articulate their understanding of each project and results of financial analysis to a variety of business leaders and decision makers

  • Ability to lead through influence

  • Strong desire to grow existing skill sets and advance in career



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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