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Sr Manager Accounting


King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  UGI Corporation

Sr Manager Accounting

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation is an international energy distribution and services company that provides superior service in delivering a range of energy products. By operating as a best-in-class service provider, offering a great place to work, serving our communities and delivering value to investors, we aim to positively impact the lives of our shareholders, employees, customers and communities.


UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a holding company that distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries and the company’s common stock is a balanced growth and income investment. UGI Corporation has paid common dividends for more than 135 consecutive years.


In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous and Family-friendly Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

•    Medical, Vision, and Dental Plans 
•    Optional Health Savings Account
•    Optional Dependent Care Savings Account
•    Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
•    Prescription Coverage
•    Life Insurance
•    Disability Insurance 
•    Work from home policy
•    Employee Assistance Program


Additional Benefits Include:

•    401K with a generous company match
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Assistance with Professional Credentialing
•    Adoption Assistance
•    Pet Insurance 
•    Referral Bonuses
•    Employee Discount Programs


Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing the preparation of monthly financial reports to provide management with timely and accurate financial information and directly overseeing various general accounting activities, including monthly close, review of journal entries and account reconciliations, and management reporting in accordance with GAAP and company policies.  
Responsible for overseeing the preparation and review of supporting documentation for external reports (including SEC reports), and external and internal audit and ensuring compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

Provides leadership and direction for of both general accounting and fixed asset accounting sub functions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct the monthly close process, including coordination with other departments in conjunction with overall monthly and quarterly close deadlines.
  • Manage the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statement flux analyses, management and ad hoc reporting and analysis.
  • Lead various company or departmental projects, including system enhancements, policy development, process improvements, etc.
  • Collaborate with the internal assurance function, as well as external auditors to ensure that the proper controls are designed and operating effectively and being monitored on a regular basis. 
  • Oversee the recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluation of department staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Possesses a strong understanding of financial reporting, accounting systems, accounting principles, internal controls and financial statements.
  • Must be able to understand process changes and the potential impact on financial statements and financial control.
  • Ability to independently visualize and interpret financial / statistical data in a manner which conveys a large amount of information for decision making purposes with limited further analysis or interpretation.
  • Expertise in Sarbanes Oxley 404 requirements and ability to manage key controls over financial reporting. Expertise with SEC financial reporting and consolidation systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with varying constituencies, including field operations, internal and external auditors, technology providers, and senior management.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 8+ years of experience in R2R processes such as closing, consolidation and financial reporting.
  • At least 4+ years of experience managing staff.
  • Experience with SAP or other large ERP systems is preferred
  • CPA is strongly preferred.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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