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Sr Accounting Associate - Trexlertown, PA

Sr Accounting Associate - Trexlertown, PA

7451 Cetronia Rd, Allentown, PA 18106, USA

Req #7456

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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.

Principle Accountabilities:

+ Support the Plant Controller in multiple aspects of the plant accounting functions.

+ Perform general accounting activities, which includes the preparation, maintenance, and reconciliation of general ledger accounts and financial statements. This includes balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements, and capital expenditure schedules.

+ Prepare and record accounting transactions and ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.

+ Perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and credit and collection duties.

+ Provide financial support to the business, which includes forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variations from the budget.

+ Exercise independent judgment to resolve assigned work under general direction.

+ Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting.

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

+ Strong working knowledge of PC applications including Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.

+ Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ 3+ years of related work experience.

+ Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment.

The successful candidate must possess the following Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to work well under pressure and within time constraints.

+ Ability to build sound relationships with both internal and external customers.

+ Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions through creative problem-solving.

Pay & Benefits:Salary depending on experience.Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision401k with company matchingRetirement Savings PlanEducational Assistance Program11 paid holidaysVacation TimeEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)


Allqualified applicants must apply at to be considered. PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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Sr Accounting Associate - Trexlertown, PA

Full time
Allentown, PA

Published on 11/16/2022

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