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Title:  Accounting Coordinator

Requisition ID:  17667 - 159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required


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

  • Responsible for processing all assigned vendor invoices for payment (approximately 25,000 – 40,000 invoices each year)
  • Partner with Graphic Packaging internal team & company vendors to resolve issues preventing an invoice from being processed for payment.
  • Perform Accounts Receivable/Cash Application functions as assigned
  • Perform vendor set-up and maintenance per company policy
  • Run daily vendor payments via various payment methods
  • Review and approve employee expense reports per the company’s travel and entertainment policy
  • Work as a backup to other positions in the department as assigned
  • Design, suggest and execute process improvements by performing root cause analysis and identifying the key drivers in the Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable processes with a focus on gains in automation of processes, recurring issues and bottlenecks to the process (i.e., workflow analysis, sales and use tax, vendor usage, etc.)
  • Maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls, best practices and appropriate checks and balances


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

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Three to eight years of related experience or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or other Business Related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP and Concur beneficial.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.


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)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving


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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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