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Senior Accountant - Full Time

Penske - Reading, PA

Posted on 06/08/23 (Ref: PAqCoYK6mi)

Senior Accountant - Reading, PA - Penske

Position Summary:

Penske Transportation Solutions is seeking an ambitious Senior Accountant to join our team in Reading, PA. Primary responsibilities will include recording journal entries, preparing account reconciliations, and completing month end analytics. The ideal candidate will have proven experience as an accountant, preferably in a senior role. In addition, the candidate has in-depth knowledge of GAAP, internal controls, and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Work Schedule: Partial Remote (2 days remote and 3 days onsite)

Major Responsibilities:
  • Monthly and quarterly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Perform month-end closing activities including preparation of journal entries and analysis of the Income Statement.
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues as they occur in a timely manner.
  • Continually improve processes through standardization, enhancements, and potential automation.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Collaborate with process owners and other stakeholders throughout Finance to ensure accuracy of financial statements.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor.

  • 3 years of accounting experience required
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in accounting required
  • CPA, a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various levels.
  • Strong problem solving, judgment, and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and self-prioritize work.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint required
  • Experience with AS400 and/or OneStream XF, a plus
  • Regular, predictable, and full attendance is an essential function of the job. Associates are currently permitted to work remotely up to two days per week.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

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