Intern/Co-op Accounting

Jackson, AL

Req #5111
Posted: 09/20/21

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


We are seeking resumes for an Accounting Intern at our Jackson, AL facility.

PCA is seeking a customer focused, detail oriented accounting intern. This will be a learning and development position. As a co-op/intern with PCA, the selected individual will work closely with all members of the department. Duties include problem resolution, transaction follow-up, customer communication and process improvement. Candidate will utilize accounting principles, procure-to-pay knowledge and theories within a consolidated, centralized accounting environment using PeopleSoft applications.

Basic Qualifications:

The successful candidate is currently attending college pursing a degree in accounting.

Exhibit excellent communication, analytical, computer skills, and have 3.0/4.0 GPA.

The selected individual should be proficient in MS word, excel, and power point. Also, the selected individual will be required to interface with department staff and hourly personal and must have strong interpersonal skills.

Self-starter and be able to work on projects and interpret results with little oversight.

Experience with work requiring strong attention to detail.

Self-motivated and possess critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Candidate must be adaptable, flexible in a continually changing fast-paced environment while maintaining customer focus.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any previous industrial exposure is of benefit

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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