WestRock Senior Benefits Accountant (Medical) in Sandy Springs, Georgia

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.

Senior Benefits Accountant (Medical) - Sandy Springs, GA

The opportunity:

Completes assignments, which include but are not limited to accounting, forecasting, maintaining compliance, etc. with limited supervision. Ensures management and business partners stay informed of variance or forecast analyses. Maintains strong relationships with internal and external business partners. Operates in an independent manner, but remains flexible for changing business needs

How you will impact WestRock:

Work with Benefits Group to analyze and assess the adequacy of various benefits reserves such as LTD/STD reserve, group insurance, retiree medical, HSA, FSA, and etc…

Support the annual budgeting process for employee benefits, retirement plans, and related administration expenses.

Prepare monthly general ledger account reconciliations.

Review general ledger accounts monthly, identifying and explaining material variances to management and business partners.

Prepare ad hoc management reports, financial analyses and presentations upon request.

Participate in the preparation and review of SOX controls and documentation process.

Participate in year-end footnote disclosures

What you need to succeed:

Four year degree in accounting, CPA certification Preferred

Required 5 + years accounting experience

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

Experience with JD Edwards, Hyperion (Smart View) Required, Peoplesoft Preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong PC, problem solving and analytical skills

Auditing or financial analysis experience – Plus

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.

Finance and Accounting

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

Senior Benefits Accountant (Medical)

Georgia-Sandy Springs