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Accountant/Staff Accountant/Sr. Accountant

Posted on Aug 1, 2022 by PPL Corporation

Allentown, PA
Accountancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Company Summary Statement :

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably, and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL’s high-performing, award-winning utilities – Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees.



Overview:

This position will be filled at the Accountant, Staff Accountant or Sr. Accountant level based on the successful candidate's education, experience and skill level.



 



Under general supervision, responsible for increasingly complex accounting activities including analyzing accounting transactions and issues, preparing journal entries, maintaining a complete and accurate general ledger, preparing, and analyzing financial reports, and testing and monitoring internal controls over financial reporting. Works with regular guidance in own area of knowledge.



Responsibilities:

Prepares increasingly complex accounting analyses and journal



Prepares and analyzes financial statements and other internal/external financial



Assists in the tracking & reporting of internal controls over financial reporting and recommends enhancements to such



Solves a range of increasingly complex accounting problems; analyzes possible solutions and makes recommendations.



Related to all the above processes, expected to develop supporting work papers and



Builds knowledge of the organization processes and customers and technical accounting.



Qualifications:

This position will be filled at the Accountant, Staff Accountant or Sr. Accountant level based on the successful candidate's education, experience and skill level.



 



Accountant Level:



Basic Qualifications:



Bachelor's degree in business discipline with at least 3 accounting courses.



Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; use of Excel/Word is required.



Preferred Qualifications:



1.Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.



2.CPA or CMA exam eligible.



3.Excellent written and oral communication skills.



4.0-2 years related work experience, including co-operative/internship experience.



Staff Accountant Level:



Basic Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree in business discipline with at least 3 accounting courses OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with at least 1 year of accounting-related



Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; use of excel/word is



Requires excellent written and oral communication skills



Preferred Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 2 to 4 years of accounting-related experience in public accounting, SEC reporting, and a working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley



CPA or CMA certification or MBA.



Sr. Accountant Level:



Basic Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree in business discipline with at least 3 accounting courses and 5 years accounting experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 3-5 years of accounting-related



Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; use of excel/word is required.



Preferred Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, MBA, or other advanced degree in business



CPA or CMA



Experience in utility accounting, public accounting and SEC reporting, and a working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley



Demonstrated ability to research technical accounting



Requires excellent written and oral communication



Requires excellent interpersonal skills.


Reference: 75217640

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