Finance Co-op/Intern

DeRidder, LA 70634, USA Req #8862
Monday, September 25, 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

We are seeking a Finance Co-op/Inter in our DeRidder, LA Paper Mill.

Principle Accountabilities:

Assist in completing required fixed asset audits

Collaborate and support procurement and accounting departments

Ensure the integrity of accounting records for completeness

Ensure accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting policies (GAAP) and principles
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

Currently enrolled majoring in Business-preferably Accounting or Finance

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

Must be a student in good standing with the University

The student will have either completed the Freshman year or will have completed the Freshman year when co-op begins

Experience using Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Project

Successful completion of drug screen required and authorization to work in the U.S.

A minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0

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

Ability to be able to work well under pressure and within time constraints, multi-task, and build sound relationships with both internal and external customers

Ability to exhibit excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and computer skills.

Capable of independently making sound decisions through creative problem-solving, ambiguity, and change.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.

Ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safety.

Demonstrate leadership skills and abilities.

Strong planning and follow-up skills.

Excellent people and process management skills.

PCA provides a competitive comprehensive benefits package.

Salary Range: $26.00 hr. Seniors, $24.00 hr. Juniors and $22.00 hr. Sophomores

Paid housing

1.5 pay over 40 hours in a week

Reimbursement of Relocation to and from co-op assignment

Medical Insurance, if eligible

401k with company matching

Retirement Savings Plan

11 paid holidays

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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

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  • DeRidder, LA 70634, USA