Title:  Accounting Coordinator III

Requisition ID:  798

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Department:  Finance
Travel:  Up to 25%

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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.



This position is responsible for assisting the Accounts Payable and/or the Accounts Receivable Department with the everyday operations of the Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable portion of the GPI Shared Services department. GPI Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable Accounting Coordinators are part of a corporate, centralized function that processes approximately 600,000 invoices per year and disburses over $4 billion and receives in excess of $6 billion in customer payments. The responsibilities are varied and include three or more of the following: assist with integrating/consolidating acquisitions into existing systems/processes, ensure the accurate and timely preparation of vendor payments, customer receipts and related controls, and assist with implementing process improvements. The position requires a basic understanding of how these functions work.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Principal Duties and Responsibilities: five to eight key responsibilities/activities for which the position is accountable:

  • Perform Accounts Payable functions such as vendor invoice processing, report processing, payment distribution, auditing, and other functions as assigned
  • Participate in operational activities using the SAP ERP system
  • Interface with other departments to help resolve accounting issues
  • Help to implement new streamlined system/procedures in order to optimize efficiency and accuracy of work
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of operational key metrics


POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:  List minimum level of education, special training, certifications, or technical skills/experience required for this position. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform daily work tasks in a diverse, changing/growing business environment
  • Proactive and creative work approach
  • Self-motivated and directed; ability to work autonomously and in team environment with minimal supervision
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc…
  • Good analytical skills, with attention to detail and accuracy
  • SAP experience is a plus


POSITION COMPETENCIES:  List key competencies for the position. Integrity and Trust and Action Oriented are Core GPI Competencies for all positions.

  • Integrity and Trust (Core GPI Competency)
  • Action Oriented (Core GPI Competency)
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Problem Solving
  • Perseverance

Nearest Major Market: Monroe