Accounting Analyst

Winter Haven, FL

Req #8949
Posted: 12/01/23

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 responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

Job Responsibilities: 

The primary purpose of the job will be to gain experience in the corrugated industry to become a controller at a PCA location. This position will work closely with the Area Controller and local Plant Controllers, proactively providing information that will help the plant increase revenue and improve profitability as well as responding to specific requests from the management team. Specific tasks may include but are not limited to: monthly analysis and reporting of financial performance, understanding and communicating revenue details, product and customer profitability reporting, financial analysis of products, customers and business models with pricing and cost data, accounts payable, invoicing, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, and month end close.


  • BS degree in accounting required. 
  • 1-5 years of experience. 
  • Strong analytical, communication, and advocacy skills, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Broad understanding of accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices. 
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word. 
  • Ability to travel 25-40 % of the time is required. 
  • Must have willingness to relocate in the future for promotional opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Manufacturing experience is a plus. 


  • Must be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers. 
  • Must exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational and computer skills. 
  • Must be capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving. 
  • Must be capable of working with ambiguity and change. 

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.