Title:  Accounting Coordinator III

Requisition ID:  4646

St.-Hyacinthe, Québec, CA, J2S 7S8

Department:  Planning & Scheduling
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the box of cereal you may have served your child this morning, the microwaveable container in which you warmed up your lunch, the paper cup containing your coffee during the day, and the basket of craft beer bottles that you will enjoy tonight!


We are one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's best-known brands in food, beverage, foodservice, household products, personal care and pet products.


Our workforce is made up of diverse and innovative people who focus on working together to create inspired packaging, while giving back to our communities.


We have more than 130 facilities around the world that provide innovative packaging solutions to help our customers stand out and build brand loyalty in a competitive and dynamic market.  With a product portfolio that focuses on renewable, recycled and recyclable materials, our customers and our workforce of more than 25,000 employees are just as important to us as protecting the environment and reinvesting in the communities in which we live and work.


The history of Graphic Packaging International spans more than 100 years, as several companies have joined forces over time to create a company that continues to evolve. Despite our name changes over the years, our dedication to innovation, quality, and service remains constant.


Work schedule:

Day - Monday to Friday


Salary: To be determined according to the salary range for this position


Job description


  • Every two weeks, carry out the day-to-day operations for the issuance of payroll for plant and office employees (approximately 70 employees) as well as enter, verify and correct data in the payroll system;
  • Prepare and verify payroll reports (e.g., monthly remittances), records of employment and various contributions (union, pension plans, group insurance, etc.);
  • Perform calculations in accordance with current labor policies such as retroactivity, source deductions, various banks of hours (sickness, vacation, accumulated hours), etc.;
  • Collect and update information related to employee files in payroll-related systems;
  • Prepare and verify payroll accounting entries;
  • Carry out the procedures necessary for the issuance of RL-1 and T4 slips, produce annual reports as well as pension plan annual returns and any other documentation requested in the year-end process;
  • Provide technical support to managers in the processing of various payroll-related data and answer employee questions (payroll and benefits package);
  • Collaborate in the improvement of payroll processes and participate in the integration of corporate tools into our best practices.


  • Receive invoices, associate purchase orders with invoices, validate the accuracy of amounts as well as quantities received and submit invoices in the accounting system;
  • Associate invoices with the right cost center and follow up on accounts payable;
  • Validate the status and age of vendor accounts;
  • Communicate constantly with the various sites or suppliers to ensure the proper processing of invoices;
  • Respond to calls and e-mails from suppliers within a reasonable time;
  • Open accounts payable with the supplier and in the accounting system;
  • Balance the auxiliary of accounts payable;
  • Make month-end entries for accruals payable and accrued payroll;
  • Order and track office supplies.
  • Various related tasks.


Qualities and skills sought

  • College diploma in accounting or any other training or experience deemed equivalent;
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience in a similar position in a unionized environment;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel;
  • Experience working with payroll software (Ceridian);
  • Ability to speak and write in English (4/5): Exchanges with the rest of Canada and the U.S. headquarters in the financial sector and with international service providers (50%).
  • Knowledge of SAP (asset);
  • CAP Member (asset)
  • Have a sense of organization, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Have professional rigor and a work methodology.
  • Good interpersonal skills and teamwork.


Why you should join our team?

  • Free coffee
  • Reimbursement program for dental expenses paid at 80% by the employer
  • Group insurance including dental insurance paid at 50% by the employer
  • Group RRSP
  • Referral bonus
  • Possibility of promotion or transfer
  • A beautiful large, bright cafeteria
  • Employee Assistance Program