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Title:  Intern

Requisition ID:  11800-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

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


The Accounts Payable/Receivable Intern is designed to provide interns with practical professional work experience in the Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable areas of the manufacturing industry.  The Graphic Packaging Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable Accounting Coordinators are part of a corporate, centralized function that processes approximately 600,000 invoices per year and disburses over $2.5 billion and receives in excess of $4 billion in customer payments.


They understand and align business operations and Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable 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.

  • Cross train on Accounts Payable functions such as vendor invoice processing, Travel & Entertainment report processing and reporting, Vendor Master maintenance, Payment Distribution and other functions as assigned
  • Partner with Graphic Packaging internal team & company vendors to resolve issues
  • Cross train on Accounts Receivable/Cash Application functions as assigned
  • Prepare daily reports such as Daily AP Disbursements, Daily Cash Receipts Deposited, etc.
  • Maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls, best practices and appropriate checks and balances
  • 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.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.


  • 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 on projects.
  • 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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