Financial Analyst - Lansing, MI 48906

12 Jun 2019
22 Jun 2019
Contract type
Full time
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 .

Financial Analyst – Lansing, MI 48906

5800 West Grand River Ave
Lansing, Michigan, 48906,United States

Career Opportunity
The primary mission of the Financial Analyst is to support the Divisional Reporting & Consolidation Manger and global accounting team for the MPS division of Westrock. Providing comprehensive financial statement analysis monthly, quarterly, and annually; including providing information necessary for SEC reporting. Assist the corporate accounting team with projects that directly support the company/division efforts towards financial accounting standardization of systems, policies, & procedures.
How you will impact WestRock
  • Supports the monthly consolidation and the related consolidated financial statements; supporting the HFM (Hyperion Financial Management) consolidations system.
  • Maintain the monthly standard operating reporting packages for internal and external users ? utilized globally for review of the business.
  • Assists in adhering to a three business day closing schedule.
  • Provides direction and guidance to business unit controllers on various financial reporting issues.
  • Compile and review budget information provided by business unit controllers into a consolidated budget.
  • Supports the collection of data from business units for annual reporting preparation.?
  • Prepares account reconciliations as assigned.?
  • Responsible for significant amounts of preparation of the Company?s annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Establishes and maintains procedures ensuring that inter–company accounts are balanced and reconciled on a monthly basis.?
  • Coordinates and prepares audit requirements and financial statement analysis ensuring accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.
What you need to succeed
  • Must possess a Bachelor?s Degree in accounting or finance.
  • One to two years? experience in corporate finance or accounting position preferred.
  • Professional certification (CPA or CMA) is preferred, but not required.
  • Must possess strong knowledge and practical application of generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Must be competent in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft applications.
  • Consolidation software experience such as Hyperion is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be comfortable with an environment that is continually improving and changing.
  • Project Management skills preferred.
  • Experience in preparing plant financial statements a plus.
  • Must be a quick study individual who is a team player.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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

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.