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Title:  Senior Cost Accountant

Requisition ID:  11012-159

Portland, OR, US, 97217

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93


The Senior Cost Accountant/Financial Analyst provides assistance in the interpretation of financial information and ensures accurate financial results primarily in the area of Inventory.

Key Responsibilities (job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following):

  • Perform monthly inventory of Raw Materials
  • Reconcile consignment Inventory
  • Perform monthly costing in SAP
  • Provide weekly and monthly Inventory & Production reports
  • Monthly accounting of Utilities
  • Maintain Fixed Assets Ledger
  • Review Freight Payables
  • Perform month end GL Reconciliations
  • Provide customer pricing for new products and routinely update for existing products
  • Perform analysis and project work as necessary.
  • Assist with annual budgeting process as necessary



  • 3 years minimum accounting experience in a manufacturing environment with an ERP system (preferably SAP). 
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, advanced level of Excel.
  • Experience with standard costing



  • BA or BS in Accounting required


Specific Skills

  • Action oriented and self-motivated:  enjoys working hard and acts with the right amount of planning. Seizes opportunities to achieve goals and improve the process.
  • Hands-on individual with keen interest in quickly learning and applying new skills who can follow written/verbal instructions and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Adheres to the corporate core values and beliefs during good times and bad
  • Solid problem-solving skills utilizing rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work 8 hours/day plus overtime as required

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.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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