Accounting Manager – Consumer Mills- Norcross, GA

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  

Accounting Manager – Consumer Mills – Norcross, GA

The opportunity:


  • Reports to Division Controller and will work closely with mill personnel, Hub accounting, corporate departments, financial planning and division accounting staff.

  • Confirm compliance with WestRock accounting policies, ensure proper working of internal controls and maintain ledgers in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.


How you will impact WestRock:



  • Complete division P&L and balance sheet review and analysis.

  • Coordinate completion of division accounting duties providing guidance when needed.

  • Review intercompany reconciliations and ensure accuracy of financial reporting.

  • Manage fixed asset and capital accounting interacting with mill or corporate personnel.

  • Respond to internal and external audit inquiries.

  • Lead the month end closing process communicating with other departments and mill personnel to ensure continuity.

  • Journal entry and balance sheet account reconciliation preparation, review and approval.

  • Collaborate with IT and other departments to develop automated processes.

  • Provide professional expertise and assistance in the continuous improvement process to provide enhanced transactional processing.

  • Comply with SOX controls and GAAP to ensure a solid internal control environment.

  • Other Ad hoc reporting and transactional accounting as required.

  • Some travel required to mill locations to learn the business and accounting related processes.



What you need to succeed:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • Master’s Degree and/or CPA a plus

  • 6 to 8 years of experience (within the industry preferred)

  • Prior manufacturing accounting experience (strongly preferred)

  • Large project experience a plus

  • Strong analytical mindset and ability required

  • Must be self-directed, self-motivated, and self-starter

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • MS Office proficiency with intermediate to Advanced Excel Required

  • SAP (strongly preferred)

  • JD Edwards and Hyperion (strongly preferred)

  • Strong organizational skills


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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