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Corporate Accountant

Graham Packaging Company, L.P.
Lancaster, PA 17602
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Build a meaningful career with a company committed to a cleaner world and a better tomorrow.

Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. We work with some of the biggest brands in the world to provide them with safe, attractive and convenient packaging that meets the demands of today's consumer.

Our company offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits program. But that's just the beginning of our story. There are many reasons to launch a career with Graham packaging, here are just a few:

  • We offer training and development opportunities so you can advance in your career with Graham
  • We have an excellent safety program, with one of the best safety records in the industry
  • Our employees are proud to share that we treat our workforce like family
  • We believe in open, transparent communications, starting with senior leadership
  • Our company is committed to bringing meaningful change to the sustainability of our products and operations. In 2019 we were honored with the Sustainability Leadership Award from the Business Intelligence Group, and we recently pledged to make all of our products 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025.

  • At Graham, we are focused on the possibilities for a better product, a happier customer and a cleaner world. We recognize that when we work together, we can achieve great things. We treat each other with respect, and are united in a shared passion to make sustainable products that make life easier for the consumers who use them.

    Come join us in our quest to create a better tomorrow!

    The Corporate Accountant will be primarily responsible for broadly supporting the Corporate Controllership team to ensure accuracy of the general ledger and compliance with internal controls. The role will provide broad exposure to the business, including Capital/PPE processes, Inventory, Revenue and Indirect Tax. Candidate will have excellent analytical and communication skills; a self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team. This position will report to the Assistant Corporate Controller.

    Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform inventory accounting including standard to actual adjustments and valuation provisions,
  • Assist in the preparation of certain monthly/quarterly calculations and related entries,
  • Perform ongoing reviews of capital spending to ensure appropriateness of accounting treatment,
  • Assist in identification of assets for disposal/impairment considerations,
  • Prepare and post journal entries (primarily consolidating entries),
  • Compile and analyze monthly reporting on various balances (including, but not limited to Inventory and PPE),
  • Assist with compiling and loading forecast/budget data into reporting tool,
  • Assist with analyzing and compiling property tax returns,
  • Provide support for Audits (internal, external, tax), including collection of audit support and management of request lists,
  • Assist with corporate initiatives and requirements, including but not limited to policy review, amortization, project support, etc.,
  • Assist with research and provide guidance as it relates to technical accounting issues.Assist with documenting accounting positions, citing relevant literature,
  • Assist with strategic and compliance related projects, including the adoption of new accounting standards,
  • Drive best practice policies and procedures to support a robust internal control environment.
    • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Accounting or Business. CPA preferred.
    • 2-5 years of corporate accounting experinence, preferably with a background in manufacturing.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Familiarity with SAP and HFM is a plus
    • Must be highly proficient with Excel and have experience with other Microsoft Office products.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

    Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed,age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    Graham Packaging is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for any job postings on this site. Resumes submitted to any Graham Packaging employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Graham Packaging. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for a position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.


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    Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29

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