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Title:  Accounting Coordinator III

Requisition ID:  17566 - 159

Lebanon, TN, US, 37087

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.


Under the direct supervision of the plant controller, the Accounting Coordinator supports the financial operations in the manufacturing plant by reconciling invoices, purchase orders, and check requests.   


The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reconciling processed work by comparing vendor invoices to purchase order receipts
  • Performing data entry into system by vendor invoice number and PO
  • Manage non-PO check requests through Esker program
  • Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice and recording the entry
  • Responding to vendor inquiries regarding past due invoices and status of payment
  • Ensuring all invoices are entered timely and correctly
  • Communicating all discrepancies with purchasing department or requistioner/ management
  • Ensures accuracy of RM, WIP and Finished Goods Inventory balances and quantities
  • Reviews and closes all production orders
  • Manages daily cycle counts for raw materials and finished goods by auditing the physical counts to the system quantities and examining/reporting any variances found
  • Process inventory adjustments when needed to reflect overruns, quality issues, phantom inventory, etc. once approved by leadership and/or Finance
  • Manages consignment inventory by performing/auditing monthly inventory count, comparing incoming inventory to previous month end numbers and determining period usage 


Required Skills:

  • Familiar with standard AP processes
  • Ability to perform with sense of urgency to meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to use numerous computer programs including outlook, excel, SAP, etc
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to function both as valuable team member and to work independently as needed.
  • Good problem-solving skills


Desirable Qualifications

  • Accounting Degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Occasional ability to work additional hours (overtime).


Essential Job Functions:

  • Must work in the plant location and available to work Monday-Friday 
  • Able to work 8 hours a day with OT
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs on occasion
  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature

Required Experience

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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