Staff Accountant II must have a minimum of 3 years of continuous work experience, with increased exposure to the development of financial statements and the monthly and annual close process, expedites work flows associated with monthly and year end closing of financial statements and reports including review of account analysis and preparation of the PGW lead sheets. Work as a team member in Finance with responsibility for FSG and ADI report maintenance in Oracle. Serve as a Finance business partner and complements the staff with financial or cost analysis and project management skills to assist in the implementation of finance initiatives.
Staff Accountant III must have a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience in all areas of accounting functions: knowledge and experience in applying various financial evaluation techniques that will allow for the determination of the economic benefits of various financial alternatives; exposure to and ability to determine impact of changes to GAAP and GASB and FASB standards, as well as current trends in accounting. Serve as a Finance business partner and complements the staff with advanced financial or cost analysis and project management skills to assist in or lead the implementation of finance initiatives.
Prepare year-end, routine, ad hoc and special report analysis of PGW financial standings as it relates to assets, liabilities, profits, losses, etc.
Coordinate the completion of the Audit Prepared by Client Listing and all other auditing requests as a liaison to staff of independent auditing firms and working closely with internal department managers, city, state and federal auditors to ensure a high degree of cooperation and coordination in the collection, processing and analysis of necessary information
Coordinate the preparation, review, issuance and control of PGW’s regularly scheduled (monthly, quarterly, annual, and calendar year) reports including various reports to the Philadelphia Gas Commission, the City of Philadelphia, PAPUC, and the Philadelphia Facilities Management Corporation plus special reports as they are required.
Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems including the maintenance of Executive Staff and Accounting/Reporting Shared Drives housing all financial reports utilized by the organization.
Assist the Manager of Accounting and Reporting in the operations of the property records section, accounts payable section, general ledger section, and reconciliation section.
Assist in the review, selection, implementation and maintenance of accounting systems related to the general ledger and related interfacing systems including: labor distribution, accounts payable and disbursements, collections and billing, budgets, payroll and capital assets.
Assists on a daily basis and is the back up for the Oracle Administration Manager.
Performs other special projects and assignments as directed.