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Title:  Payroll Tax Administrator

Requisition ID:  12632-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Scope:

Responsible for payroll tax remittances and wage and tax reporting for federal, state, city and local taxing jurisdictions 


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

  • Balancing wages, taxes and pretax deductions for hourly payroll on a weekly basis for the month, quarter and year
  • Balancing wages, taxes and pretax deduction for hourly and salaried payroll on a combined quarterly and annual basis
  • Preparing and remitting federal, state, city and local tax deposits on a semi-monthly, monthly or quarterly basis
  • Preparing and filing monthly and quarterly tax reports at the state, city and local levels
  • Preparing and filing quarterly withholding and unemployment reports at federal and state levels
  • Preparing and filing annual federal, state, city and local tax reports along with W2 file uploads
  • Perform verification checks to ensure the annual preparation and filing of W2’s is complete, accurate and filed on time
  • Provide updated state unemployment rates to tax partner Equifax and the Information Technology team
  • Provide weekly Human Resources Information System corrections to SAP taxing jurisdiction screens for personnel
  • Research tax notices received and provide recommended resolution
  • Participate in cross-training opportunities within the Payroll Department


  • 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 and Trust (Core GPI Competency)
  • Action Oriented (Core GPI Competency)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

Required Skills


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive work approach and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills and the ability to learn advanced functions
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in preparing calculations
  • Takes ownership of work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize various tasks with competing deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Required Experience


  • 1-3 years of experience in filing multi-jurisdictional taxes at the local, state and federal levels
  • High level understanding of payroll taxes
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Basic Accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience working in a diverse and dynamic business environment


  • High School graduate
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent years of 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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