Staff Accountant II

Airgas Inc. - Radnor, PA

Full-time
This position prepares and completes journal entries, account reconciliations, and various financial analyses necessary for the completion of the financial statements. As part of the general accounting team, this position will participate in executing new processes and refining existing procedures. The Staff Accountant II position reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare journal entries and related support

Accruals, prepaids, bank fees, misc. adjustments, etc.

Monthly financial statement review

Actual vs. budget/prior period to identify posting errors and financial drivers

Complete various account reconciliations

Analyze balance sheet account balances and changes

Complete various quarterly analyses

Contract Carrier (Distribution) Expense

Automated invoice processing

Monthly analysis of expense

Calculation of adjustments to contract haul liability

Fleet/Distribution Expense

Work closely with AMG Maintenance shops on expenses

Prepare monthly lease accruals and maintain an understanding of our current lease portfolio

Recommend process improvements and changes to established policies

Internal Controls Compliance

Compile data needed to support internal and external reporting requirements

Support other departments as requested

All other assignments and projects as requested by supervisors

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.

Minimum of two to four years accounting experience.

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Familiarity with SAP preferred.

Familiarity with Microsoft Access is a bonus.

Familiarity with Google KITE a bonus

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Windows based applications

Capable of balancing a customer focused approach and professional skepticism

Conceptual understanding of the general ledger process

Conceptual understanding of internal controls

Strong analytical skills and the ability to present and communicate to all levels of the organization.

Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

A positive approach and willingness to learn coupled with the ability to work in a team environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The characteristics listed below are representative of the physical demands required by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is frequently required to talk and/or hear.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Must occasionally lift up to 10 lbs

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The characteristics listed below are representative of the work environment typically encountered by an individual while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a normal office environment.

NOTE: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability