WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
Business Analyst – Norcross, GA
WestRock is seeking to fill a Business Analyst position to be located in Norcross, GA. The Business Analyst will report to the Sr Accounting Manager and will work on continuous process improvement initiatives with internal business partners throughout the company.
How you will impact WestRock:
Assist in defying the operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
Identify, develop, or enhance tools, reports, and metrics that drive continuous performance improvement for the Shared Services team.
Construct workflow charts, maps, and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications
Document improved procedures
Monitor improvement projects progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions, and mainjtaining KPIs
Conduct and coordinate financial, product, market, operational and related research to support improvement initiatives
Manage project development from conception through completion (both large and small) in accordance with program objectives
Perform reviews and analyses of current processes using operational metrics and reports
Understand and communicate the financial and operational impact of any changes
Suggest changes to senior management using analytics to support your recommendations. Actively participate in the implementation of approved changes
Create informative, actionable and repeatable reporting that highlights relevant business trends and opportunities for improvement
Conduct insightful, ad hoc analyses to investigate ongoing or one-time operational issues
What you need to succeed:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance
Master’s degree is a plus.
Knowledge of SQL and BI driven applications is a plus
Knowledge of Power Pivot and concepts of robotics is a plus
Minimum 2-3 years of experience with a large company
Advanced Microsoft Office Skills with an emphasis in Excel and Access
ERP systems experience. Comprehensive understanding of various integrated financial and accounting systems.
Proactive/self-driven work habits with demonstrated ability to lead change and improve processes.
Ability to research technical accounting issues, propose solutions and stay on top of the progress until full resolution.
Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communications capabilities;
Ability to work collaboratively across the organization
Strong attention to detail
Must be flexible and able to multiask
Strong organizational skills
Strong work ethic and integrity to behave in accordance with the Company values and operating principles
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.