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Title:  Accounting Manager

Requisition ID:  18582-159

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

Want to work for a company that is changing the world? Join the innovative team that makes recyclable products and generates most of our electricity from renewable energy sources. Graphic Packaging has taken bold actions to advance our sustainability and social responsibility initiatives, including meeting ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, decrease our dependence on fossil fuel-based energy and responsibly utilize water. 


This position supports the Mill Controller and the Macon Mill operations team.  Ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial results.  Provide in-depth analysis of actual and forecast/budget results, and actively engage in mill projects and day-to-day accounting functions.

In this role you’ll...

  • Provide proactive analytics and reporting to improve forecasting, align results, draw insights and influence action
  • Analyze and develop new metrics/reports, looking for trends and discrepancies
  • Perform a variety of accounting and finance duties including reconciliations, assisting with financial analysis, and budgeting.
  • Manage the general ledger, monthly closing process and preparation of monthly and annual financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Support the Controller with oversight of the accounting and finance functions
  • Guide, coach, and develop finance team members to support growth of Mill finance
  • Review operational budgets and analyze variances against budget and prior months’ costs
  • Design and issue regular reporting to Mill leaders
  • Analyze and develop new metrics/reports, looking for trends and discrepancies

Required Skills

  • Ability to translate analysis results into product questions and business recommendations.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Passion for data and using data to help stakeholders make informed decisions.
  • Experienced using accounting and operational systems - SAP experience a plus.

Required Experience

  • BS with major in Finance / Accounting (preferred)
  • 2-5 years relevant work experience
  • Paperboard Packaging Industry experience (preferred)
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, SAP tools
  • Strong financial modeling skills


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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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