WestRock Accountant in Norcross, Georgia

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 www.westrock.com .

Accountant - Norcross, GA

Career opportunity:

The Consumer Mill Accounting team is seeking an Accountant to be located in Norcross, GA. This individual will report to the Accounting Manager and will work closely with Division, Corporate, Business Unit plant personnel and other internal customers.

How you will impact WestRock:

Journal entry creation and input into JD Edwards accounting system

Monthly reconciliation and documentation of balance sheet accounts

Accounts payable analysis and resolution communicating with vendors, operations and central AP

Purchasing accruals for items not received in JD Edwards but physically received at the plant locations

Quarterly search for unrecorded liabilities for items invoiced but not accrued in the prior period

Utility accrual calculation and analysis

Hourly labor accrual calculation and analysis

Temp labor accrual calculation and analysis

Invalid object account reclassifications

Interaction with internal and external audit groups as needed to explain and provide evidence of process steps and controls

Other general accounting duties

What you need to succeed:

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

1 to 3 years of experience

Strong analytical mindset and ability required

Practical knowledge and experience with the monthly closing process

Strong written and verbal communication skills

MS Office proficiency with intermediate Excel Required

JD Edwards and Hyperion experience (preferred but not required)

Blackline experience (preferred but not required)

What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellenceComprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunitiesAn attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potentialA 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.

Finance and Accounting

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