Finance Analyst, Financial Leadership Program -Sandy Springs, GA

About WestRock
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.

Finance Analyst, Financial Leadership Program -Sandy Springs, GA

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1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
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 50,000 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 www.westrock.com.  

Finance Analyst, Financial Leadership Program -Sandy Springs, GA

 
Career Opportunity:

The Financial Leadership Program (FLP) is designed to develop future WestRock finance leaders. As a Finance Analyst, you will be a part of a full-time intensive program for two years, with four 6-month assignments of which one will be an offsite field location. Following successful completion of the program, you will be placed into a permanent department based on performance, career interest, and business needs. Departments include Corporate Finance, Business Unit Finance, Corporate Accounting and Treasury. Program benefits include a Program Sponsor, Program Mentor, senior leadership exposure, training, travel, and other events (team building, leadership and volunteer).

What you need to succeed:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/economics/information management/business/math
  • Minimum of a 3.5 GPA is preferred
  • Strong capabilities with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and financial modeling capabilities
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a change in work environment, multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong analytic/problem-solving skills, attention to accuracy, passion for improvement, and desire to work in a team/collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and potential along with interest in social/ team building events
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills and the ability to make concise recommendations and ability to interact credibly and diplomatically with all levels within the company

How you will impact WestRock across the Finance organization:

  •  Partner with finance team members to prepare quarterly Board slides and memo; present materials to leadership as appropriate Support the annual budgeting process, provide tracking and insight for projects to aid decisions in operations, maintenance and future spending
  • Work with the pricing and commercial finance teams to quantify and provide analysis on impact of pricing changes and price realization assumptions across the company
  • Perform financial modeling and return analysis for strategic projects
  • Analyze results at the mill, plant, customer, product and region levels and provide insight on variances to budgets and forecast
  • Perform month end closing and financial reporting activities, participate in physical inventories, review usage trends and participate in income statement and balance sheet reviews to ensure accuracy
  • Create discounted cash flow analyses for investment decisions in capital expenditures and other strategic investments
  • Optimize and rationalize reporting and enhance reporting databases to drive consistency in financial practices across the organization
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and work with division/segment finance teams to design/produce value-added analysis and reporting for leadership and senior management
  • Create monthly and quarterly EBITDA bridges to quantify and explain business results; partner cross functionally to improve bridge methodology as needed
  • Lead projects and support key initiatives as assigned

If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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