WestRock Reporting Analyst in Salem, North Carolina

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 .

Reporting Analyst - Winston-Salem, NC

5900 Grassy Creek Blvd

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27105

United States

* Reporting Analyst - * * Winston-Salem, NC *

WestRock Company (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.

* THE OPPORTUNITY *

WestRock Merchandising Displays is recruiting for a Financial Analyst. This role is responsible for providing analytical support to teams across the division.This will include assisting with the preparation, coordination and documentation of financial reports related to actual vs. budget performance, sales tracking, customer profitability and fixed cost monitoring.

* Principle Duties and Responsibilities * :

Designs, establishes, develops, reporting standard for manufacturing, assembly, design and sales.Reporting areas will include:

Monthly/Quarterly Cost 2 Serve (activity-based customer P&L statements)

Monthly SG&A Department/Expenses

Quote/RFP Log Review (quote value, activity and hit rate)

Weekly Sales Funnel Opportunity reviews (Salesforce.com)

Review above results with P&L/department owners monthly and lead discussions for preparation of analytics to present to senior management for review

Analyzes current business processes (plan vs. actual) to identify areas of constraints and translate into mitigation plans and process improvements

Recommends technical/business problem solving solutions that are comprehensive, fiscally responsible and encompasses technology

Identifies outliers, leading indicators, trends, and pitfalls to develop proactive mitigation plans

Preparation of reports supporting department goals and objectives

Designs, establishes, develops, reporting standard for manufacturing, assembly, design and sales

Other special projects, reporting as needed

* How you will impact WestRock: *

Providing accurate and timely financial analysis, and supporting variances from budgets and forecasts from a business perspective (separate from traditional accounting reporting)

Review and communicate customer profitability reporting at each location with emphasis on understanding key products and customers

Support manufacturing and operations by providing analytical support for key manufacturing metrics including OPX, net waste, returns & allowances, machine performance, labor efficiency, capacity, headcount, safety, etc.Identify gaps and/or under-performance trends and engage the Business Unit management team to develop solutions for operational and financial improvement

Provide strategy and capital support by leading the economic analysis of all box plant CPERF economic analysis, run-to-design impacts, footprint optimization and strategic profit improvement initiatives

Assist accounting dept with forecasting

Work on special projects and perform ad hoc analysis

* What you need to succeed *

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

3 – 5 years’ experience

Accounting and finance experience in the manufacturing industry

Strong analytical skills & attention to detail

Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills

Must be able to multi-task and work within tight deadlines

Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Knowledge of JD Edwards, Hyperion, Cognos a plus

*CBWRK

#NC

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

WestRock Company (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.THE OPPORTUNITYWestRock Merchandising Displays is recruiting for a Financial Analyst. This role is responsible for providing analytical support to teams across the division.This will include assisting with the preparation, coordination and documentation of financial reports related to actual vs. budget performance, sales tracking, customer profitability and fixed cost monitoring.Principle Duties and Responsibilities:Designs, establishes, develops, reporting standard for manufacturing, assembly, design and sales.Reporting areas will include:Monthly/Quarterly Cost 2 Serve (activity-based customer P&L statements)Monthly SG&A Department/ExpensesQuote/RFP Log Review (quote value, activity and hit rate)Weekly Sales Funnel Opportunity reviews (Salesforce.com)Review above results with P&L/department owners monthly and lead discussions for preparation of analytics to present to senior management for reviewAnalyzes current business processes (plan vs. actual) to identify areas of constraints and translate into mitigation plans and process improvementsRecommends technical/business problem solving solutions that are comprehensive, fiscally responsible and encompasses technologyIdentifies outliers, leading indicators, trends, and pitfalls to develop proactive mitigation plansPreparation of reports supporting department goals and objectivesDesigns, establishes, develops, reporting standard for manufacturing, assembly, design and salesOther special projects, reporting as neededHow you will impact WestRock:Providing accurate and timely financial analysis, and supporting variances from budgets and forecasts from a business perspective (separate from traditional accounting reporting)Review and communicate customer profitability reporting at each location with emphasis on understanding key products and customersSupport manufacturing and operations by providing analytical support for key manufacturing metrics including OPX, net waste, returns & allowances, machine performance, labor efficiency, capacity, headcount, safety, etc.Identify gaps and/or under-performance trends and engage the Business Unit management team to develop solutions for operational and financial improvementProvide strategy and capital support by leading the economic analysis of all box plant CPERF economic analysis, run-to-design impacts, footprint optimization and strategic profit improvement initiativesAssist accounting dept with forecastingWork on special projects and perform ad hoc analysisWhat you need to succeedBachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance3 – 5 years’ experienceAccounting and finance experience in the manufacturing industryStrong analytical skills & attention to detailGood written, verbal communication and collaborative skillsMust be able to multi-task and work within tight deadlinesThorough knowledge of Microsoft ExcelKnowledge of JD Edwards, Hyperion, Cognos a plus*CBWRK#NCWestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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

Reporting Analyst

North Carolina-Salem

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