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Title:  Senior Accountant CPA

Requisition ID:  16374-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Corporate Accounting & Reporting team is the cornerstone of the Company’s accounting functions. This team collaborates across the entire organization and provides the guidance and support to our business partners. This role has the opportunity to create long-term, sustainable changes that will move the organization forward in supporting the Company’s goals and you will be responsible for assisting with and preparing timely and accurate financial reporting to help drive profitability and results. This role provides a unique opportunity to see the Corporate accounting work materialize into external financial statements used by the investor community.



Perform accounting functions requiring thorough knowledge of general accounting methods, principles and practices and a broad understanding of a corporate organization. Develops and implements solutions to daily accounting issues and prepares accurate and timely financial reports and statements.


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:


  • Support financial (SEC) reporting process, including preparation of Cash Flow Statement and preparation of footnotes & disclosures and/or supporting schedules to comply with all applicable rules and standards for all the Company’s SEC filings (10Q, 10K etc.).
  • Perform the accounting and monthly close process for assigned activities which could include any of the following (i.e., fluxes, rebates, revenue recognition, insurance, pensions, investments, cash, accruals, and other corporate accounting areas).
  • Provide timely and accurate reconciliations for assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Perform technical accounting research to assist in resolving accounting and reporting issues (i.e., problems and/or answer questions from business partners), writing memo’s and assist in maintaining and updating company policies and procedures.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement for all Accounting processes, engaging process design conversations and making recommendations.
  • Play a key role in audits and SOX testing and work closely with internal and external auditors.
  • All other duties assigned




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, holds CPA or on track for CPA required
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of relevant work experience in a large corporate environment which includes (technical) accounting and/or financial reporting, corporate accounting, and knowledge of US GAAP, SEC and related interpretations.
  • Public accounting experience preferred but not required.
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred but not required.
  • Project management a plus.
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley 404
  • Experience with Group Reporting, SAP/4HANA, CFIN and/or BlackLine is a big plus


Required Skills:


  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and detail orientated.
  • Competent to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and changing environment; able to multitask efficiently.
  • High level of integrity and values to ensure accurate reporting of financial data; meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret numerical results into business impacts and drivers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software.
  • Work involves confidential and sensitive information. Discretion is essential.
  • Self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of employees and management.



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

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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