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Title:  Fixed Assets Accountant

Requisition ID:  10463-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  91

Come be a part of our team at Graphic Packaging!

The Corporate Accounting team is the cornerstone of the Company’s accounting functions. This team collaborates across the entire organization and provides the guidance and leadership to our business partners. This role has the opportunity to create long-term, sustainable changes that will move the organization forward in supporting the Companies goals. This role provides a unique opportunity to see the Corporate accounting work materialize into external financial statements used by the investor community.

Summary:

This role is part of the Corporate Accounting team who is responsible for ensuring that the Company’s financial statements and general ledgers are accurate and in compliance with U.S. GAAP and company policies. This role is responsible for general accounting and reporting functions for the Company including fixed assets accounting and analysis, transactional processing, month-end close activities such as balance sheet account reconciliations, and ad hoc reporting. 

 

 

Job Duties:

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts and documenting business transactions.
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions into SAP including the capital project budget requests in SAP
  • Monitor and review ongoing capital projects and work closely with our business partners to ensure timely in service dates with proper useful lives and asset classifications
  • Monthly close duties include running the fixed asset depreciation, processing fixed asset transfers between Company locations, ensuring appropriate balancing of fixed asset and depreciation rollforward for all U.S. companies, performing applicable manual adjustments to rollforwards to ensure accurate business capital expenditure reporting, and preparing monthly fixed asset account reconciliations
  • Monitor central mailbox for fixed asset submissions to ensure timely processing of approved transaction requests
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors to provide needed information when requested.
  • Support Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) programs and procedures.
  • Promote continuous improvement efforts and process optimization.

 

 

Background:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (Finance/Accounting preferred)
  • 2 – 4 years of general accounting experience
  • Fixed assets experience a plus
  • CPA or CPA track preferred
  • Experience working with SAP and HFM

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, detail oriented, and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of integrity and values to ensure accurate reporting of financial data
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Great organizational skills and ability to multitask (meet key deadlines)

Required Experience






At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


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