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Title:  Assistant Controller

Requisition ID:  13718-159

Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27105

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

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. 


Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, multi plant cost accounting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget, strategic plan and forecast activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the Director of Accounting and Corporate Controller in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with guidelines and requirements.
  • Manage Accounts Receivable collection activities and notify Controller of extraordinary issues.
  • Process Accounts Receivable adjustments and reconciliation entries.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Manage Accounts Payable function by compiling, reviewing and processing high volume of invoices.
  • Manage Cash process from daily deposits to bank audits and monthly bank statements.
  • Recommend improvements, adaptations, or revisions in the accounting systems.
  • Assist in developing accounting procedures and internal accounting controls.
  • Assist with Payroll projects as needed.
  • Supervise Accounting office staff on a day to day basis
  • All other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance. CPA or MBA a plus
  • Manufacturing Accounting experience preferred
  • 3-5 plus years of experience in Accounting – (general ledger and financial reporting).
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Proven experience as Assistant Controller or other similar position
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability


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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