South Jersey Industries Accounting Lead in Folsom, New Jersey
A career in Accounting will provide the opportunity to prepare monthly financial statements provided to senior management and the Board of Directors; prepare of quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements and manage the internal and external review for these documents. This typically includes monitoring and ensuring timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, providing US GAAP interpretation and preparing technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner; assisting in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors; supporting corporate senior leadership with financial reports, data and analysis as needed. This also includes SEC reporting/compliance.Roles within Accounting are responsible for all accounting and financial reporting activities: including accounts payable, billing, inventory valuation, inventory control, budgeting and tax accounting. The Lead also manages their company’s financial and administrative functions in a manner consistent with generally accepted accounting principles and SJI policies & procedure.
Lead accounting for South Jersey Gas, Inc. providing direction, motivation and guidance to the team. This is a great opportunity to join a stable and growing Company.
Roles and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Directly supervises Accountant providing direction and leadership
Review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and variance analysis as part of the monthly and quarterly close
Research accounting issues, summarize and document findings
Ensure compliance with GAAP and FERC
Ensure compliance with SOX controls
Formal financial statement preparation and review including footnotes in accordance with SEC rules
Ensure accuracy of regulatory filings (rate case support and Board of Public Utilities annual report)
Champion process improvements
Employee performance management and development
Independently ensures issues are driven to resolution
Directly supervises Staff members
Bachelor’s degree with 8 years + of relevant experience, or;
Master’s degree with 6 years of relevant experience.
Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Previous direct supervisory experience preferred
Knowledge of regulated utilities preferred
Working knowledge of GAAP
Knowledge of SOX Controls
Explore the Possibilities
If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.
We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money
We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas
We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork
Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project . For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries , click here. (http://www.sjindustries.com/)