WestRock AP Team Lead in Kraków, Poland

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 and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com

Currently in our office in Kraków, Zabierzów (Kraków Business Park), we are looking for an experienced

AP Team Lead

Position Highlight : Responsible for Procure to Pay processes for Westrock corporation Europe Beverage. This includes managing EU AP and logistics processes within the Central team in Krakow. Introducing standardization, holding responsibility for setting up straight, effective and SOX compliant processes for Beverage Europe. Holding responsibility for creating onboarding training scheme for new Team members, as well as their growth path training and effective backup structure.

How You Will Impact WestRock

  • Ensure proper application of company accounting policies and procedures for Beverage Europe
  • Manage Procure to Pay functions and monitors performance of the PTP Central team in Krakow
  • Act as operational liaison between the HQ, business unit financial management in matters pertaining PTP
  • Lead and motivate the development of a highly skilled and cohesive service delivery team to provide cost-effective centralized PTP and FP&A services for the full scope of general accounting processes
  • Participation in activities connected with Six Sigma, Lean and other projects and corporation initiatives
  • Liaising with Corporate Team in US on global transactions, making sure statutory requirements are fulfilled same
  • Ability to execute with quality to deliver the service levels required by our BU partners and make data-based
  • Optimization of costs, costs saving introduction
  • Performing other job activities set by employee’s manager

What You Need To Succeed

  • 3-5 years of relevant leadership experience in accounting or financial roles
  • Experience with AP workflow is a must
  • Ability to manage team effectively
  • Proven ERP/ Software implementation experience
  • Fluent English, other EU language is a plus
  • JDE 7.3 knowledge would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in mentoring and training junior staff and relaying accounting information to senior accounting staff
  • Enthusiastic curiosity and desire to investigate change or fluctuation or trends in account balances

What We Offer

  • Exciting people to work with
  • Work in a multinational context - service support for international operations
  • A corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
  • Attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • Mid-size local team in a comfortable but demanding working environment
  • Private Medical Services in LuxMed with preferential rates for additional family members
  • Life insurance in AXA
  • Holiday pay bonus (Świadczenie urlopowe)
  • MultiSport Card
  • Cinema tickets
  • One additional leave day every 3rd work anniversary
  • Office fruit bowl
  • Free parking space

Finance and Accounting

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

AP Team Lead