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Staff Accountant

Company: Penske
Location: Reading
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:



Position Summary:
Penske is seeking an ambitious Staff Accountant to join our Controllership team. We are looking for an associate that has the desire to provide "best in class" support to Penske. This includes improving processes through automation and assisting with accounting, financial reporting, and financial systems. This Staff Accountant position will be part of our Financial Reporting and Financial Systems team and will collaborate and interact with associates throughout Penske.



Major Responsibilities:
• Perform daily processes and related accounting, reporting, validations, and controls.
• Participate in the monthly financial closing process.
• Provide key financial reports for Penske management and provide additional support to various functional areas.
• Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements and disclosures.
• Work in a collaborative environment with associates throughout Penske, including the Operational, Finance and Information Technology teams.
• Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions, automation, controls, and measures.
• Other projects or tasks as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications:
• 0- 2 years finance/accounting, financial analytics, and/or systems experience required
• Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting required
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint required
• Experience with AS400 (IBM i) and OneStream preferred
• Experience in understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial statements preferred
• Strong communication and organization skills required
• Analytical skills required
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.



Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Reading , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Reading, Pennsylvania

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