As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA)
is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging
business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers - large
and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds.
Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing
the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.
We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100
locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs
of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our
customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that
exceed expectations for performance and environmental
People Customers Trust
The Accounting Associate is responsible for maintaining all
accounting records and producing timely reports, analysis, and
statements in accordance with company policies and generally
accepted accounting principles.
Post entries accurately and completely to the general ledger and
verifies and balances general ledger accounts.
Post, validate and process accounts payable transactions
including the preparation of batch payment.
Post, audit and collect accounts receivable transactions by
making adjustments and corrections as appropriate.
Provide support with the processing of weekly hourly
Assist in the preparations of month-end closings of the
financials for the plant.
Maintain accounting and payroll files and backup documentation
in accordance with PCA's record keeping policies.
Provide general administrative support including electronic and
physical file organization and retrieval, copying material and
conducting electronic or fax correspondence as needed.
Respond to corporate requests and cyclical filings in accordance
with the Controller's direction.Maintain follow-up system to ensure
timely submission of requirements.
Education equivalent to high school diploma required.
1+ year previous work experience in a business office /
accounting function with exposure to general ledger, payroll,
and/or accounts payable functions.
Solid working knowledge of accounting procedures.
Strong working knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft
Office preferably with exceptional knowledge of Microsoft
Associates degree or college accounting coursework.
Previous experience in the manufacturing sector, containerboard
and corrugated packaging industry.
Experience with computer software that handles accounts payable
and general ledger.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Strong analytical skills with the ability to handle detail
oriented tasks and review multiple documents and reports.
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
and handle multiple requests simultaneously.
Strong appreciation for the retention and management of
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous
details, deadlines, and requests.
Strong listening, evaluating, and organizational skills.
Able to work flexible hours or overtime as needed.
Previous experience working in a team environment preferred, or
a strong understanding of the importance of open communication and
information sharing among co-workers.
All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com
to be considered.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and
other protected categories.