Staff Accountant

AmeriGas Propane, Inc. - King of Prussia, PA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $59,000 a year
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 Staff Accountant – Cost Accounting assists with the creation and analysis of departmental financial projections, cost of gas analysis, SOX/GAAP reporting and compliance, and general ledger activity. In addition, will work with a team to assist 600+ locations with fuel inventory.

Key Characteristics:
Functions with limited day to day supervision.
Ability to meet all deadlines and multi-task.
Ability to analyze data and correspond effectively with internal and external customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Reconcile monthly fuel inventory recaps with documentation from the districts to ensure cost of sales, ending inventory, and gain/loss amounts are properly stated.
Provide Operations Management with weekly cost of gas projections.
Communicate with districts concerning fuel inventory and receipt of fuel entries in SAP, and follow-up with fuel in-transit items.
Prepare account analysis and reconciliation to General Ledger and inventory roll forwards.
Prepare journal entries as needed to account for the cost of sales for non-propane activity.
Review and reconcile pipeline, storage, exchange and terminal accounts for inventory levels and transfer cost.
Coordinate with Supply and Operations to establish accurate storage, terminal, and tariff rates for storage accounts.
Work to improve systems and procedures for timely and meaningful recording and reporting of cost results.
Follow up on outstanding, unbilled and fuel in transit to ensure propane is properly accounted for.
Receive and enter manual invoices for payment while adhering to proper procedures. Review discrepancies between invoices and Purchase Orders.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical skills
Strong PC skills
Proficiency in Excel
Excellent communication and follow-up skills.
Ability to work in a high volume environment is essential.
Knowledge of SAP and PeopleSoft systems preferred.

Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
Cost Accounting Experience helpful
2+ Years of General Accounting/Finance experience preferred

Working Conditions:
Valley Forge - office environment