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Accountant II-Supply Accounting

Location: 

Denver, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
Remote Options: 

UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance
Job Summary

This position is responsible for the accounting aspects of purchased fuel costs and the accounting of electric revenue, costs and reporting.  The position will prepare and/or assist in the completion of various journal entries and supporting workpapers as well as review/process pipeline and related producer invoices for payment.  The position will compile schedules for various regulatory reporting and support internal, external, and regulatory audits.  Documentation of existing processes and implementation of more efficient processes are also key expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Month End Close process including: 
    • Prepare month end journal entries for cost of gas, storage activity, off system sales, electric revenue and supply, and other entries as needed.
    • Develop and prepare monthly and quarterly analytics.
    • Develop and prepare account reconciliations.
  • Verify producer and pipeline invoices, resolve billing discrepancies, and process for payment.  Verify electric invoices and process for payment.
  • Assist in other departmental projects including internal/external audits and regulatory reporting.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual regulatory reports and associated analyses relating to Fuel Costs by interacting with the Rates & Gas Supply departments.  These reports include the Gas Operating Data file, 1307f and other files required for reporting purposes.
  • Lead and contribute to ongoing department process improvement projects.  Take initiative by working independently, analytically work through data, and present findings and results to management.  Identify areas needing improvement and assist in implementation of more efficient process.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of GAAP including technical accounting principles.
  • Familiarity with regulatory accounting practices as well as FERC accounting practices is preferred.
  • Personal computer skills a must including advanced Microsoft excel skills as well as experience with general ledger reporting tools.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
  • This individual must also have the ability to identify and implement changes to the current processes that can enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Attention to detail and ability to communicate with multiple persons throughout the company to accomplish objectives.
     
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required 
  • 2 - 3 years’ experience
  • CPA Strongly Preferred
  • Desirable – Public Accounting Experience (Big 4 preferred) 

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician. Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.