Senior Accounting Associate

Winter Haven, FL

Req #5180
Posted: 11/10/21

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

At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
 

At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
 

As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
 
Serving customers in Florida, PCA Winter Haven takes pride in offering outstanding customer service. We are a full-service supplier of corrugated shipping containers and value-added solutions. Our customers rely on us for package testing, structural design solutions, just-in-time (JIT) deliveries and rush orders.  

PCA offers Competitive Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, 401K, Retirement Contribution, Bonus, Vacation, Holidays, Tuition Reimbursement...


Job Responsibilities

Ability to prepare and record accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles

Ability to learn new programs

Demonstrated ability to research and resolve AP issues of all kinds

Follow all internal controls and procedures

Perform reconciliations as needed

Exhibits a high level of customer service

Helps in other accounting areas as needed

Performs front office and receptionist duties


Basic Qualifications

Broad understanding of accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices

Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree in accounting or administration or related field and 5 years or more related experience

Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment is preferred

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities

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

Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

Strong time management and organizational skills

 

Candidates will undergo comprehensive interviews. All offers of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug test and background check. 

 

All qualified applicants must apply at www.careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

 

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

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

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