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Supervisor - Financial Reporting


King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Summary (Purpose):


The Accounting Supervisor – Financial Reporting will participate in the month end close process including the preparation and review of:


  • Journal entries
  • Account reconciliations
  • Key control design and execution
  • Financial statement disclosures
  • Ad hoc management request for information


This position will also act as a liaison to the external auditors, and will act as a cross-functional point of contact as it pertains to accounting for revenue recognition, insurance, analytical review and technical reporting Subject Matter Expert (SME). In addition will lead the evaluation and adoption of new accounting pronouncements.


Key Characteristics:


  • Proficient knowledge of finance and accounting – US GAAP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to interact with various levels of the organization
  • Strong work ethic and detail-oriented


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as a key member of the accounting team to help ensure a timely and accurate financial close process
  • Oversees more complex accounting areas, such insurance, revenue recognition, review of hedging.
  • Play a key role in the monthly, quarterly and annual evaluation of key estimates such as credit memo review, bad debt and goodwill impairment.
  • Liaison with the BI team to enhance and develop system reporting to support the monthly close process and lower the overall residual risk.
  • Participate in other special projects as necessary





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and financial reporting
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent analytical ability
  • Capable of working independently to complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Team player willing to work cross-functionally to ensure proper accounting and financial control
  • Strong attention to detail


Education and Experience Required:


  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Position requires 7+ years of progressive positions in Accounting with 2+ years as supervisor.
  • CPA Preferred
  • Above average excel skillset – manipulating large sets of data
  • SAP experience a plus

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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