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Title:  Intern

Requisition ID:  11798-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

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


The Payroll Intern position is designed to provide interns with practical professional work experience in the Payroll and Payroll Tax areas of the manufacturing industry.  The Graphic Packaging Payroll Coordinators are part of a corporate, centralized function that processes approximately 15,000 plus employee’s payroll covering 53 locations nationwide.


They understand and align business operations regarding Payroll as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Train on Payroll processing and day to day functions for the hourly payrolls
  • Partner with other coordinators to learn how to balance all payroll summary reports
  • Train with various payroll personnel to learn basic functions in SAP HCM
  • Work with the payroll tax coordinators on paying and remitting federal, state and local taxes.
  • Train with payroll tax on balancing wages and tax accounts
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.


  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.


  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Peer Relationships
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

Required Skills


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.


  • Current student in good standing pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management or related field.


  • Desire to work in a team setting.
  • Leadership skills
  • Good analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications

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.

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