Staff Accountant
AmeriGas - Valley Forge, PA

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This position is primarily responsible for assisting the Manager of Financial Reporting in performing the following tasks: recording monthly journal entries, preparing account reconciliations, analyzing variances within expense categories and preparing internal and external financial reports .

Responsibilities
· Accurate financial reporting and adequate internal controls ensure that financial reports are in compliance with GAAP and provide management and investors with the information required to make sound decisions.
  • Employee has direct responsibility for analyzing and reconciling various balance sheet accounts to ensure that financial statements are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Employee assists in preparing supporting documentation for external (SEC) reporting, internal management reporting and Tax reporting.
  • Employee assists with monthly variance analysis.
  • Review and reconcile various accounts to ensure proper account activity on a monthly basis, including proper location coding.
  • Prepare detailed expense analysis for various operating expense categories. This analysis is done to assist management in explaining operating expense variances on a monthly, quarterly and year-to-date basis.
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries for general accounting purposes as assigned.
  • Assist the Manager of Financial Reporting in providing supporting documentation and analysis for the external reporting process, including periodic SEC reports, miscellaneous governmental reports, and the annual report.
  • Support the audit process and facilitate tax reporting preparation of detailed analysis and ad-hoc reports.
  • Responsible for analyzing and reconciling various balance sheet accounts to ensure that financial statements are in accordance with GAAP.
  • Assist in preparing supporting documentation for external (SEC) reporting and Tax reporting.
  • Responsible for the preparation of external industry and government surveys.

Requirements

Education and Experience Required:
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BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance.
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Two years experience in an accounting function, preferably involving Financial Statement preparation or review.
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Experience with PeopleSoft preferred.
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Ability to communicate accounting concepts and departmental practices clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
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Possess strong organizational and priority-setting skills.
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Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications – Excel and Word
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Capable of working independently to complete assignments in a timely manner.
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