Reading, Pennsylvania

**Description:**

**Position Summary:**

Penske is seeking an ambitious and inquisitive Accounting Manager to join our Controllership team. Penske is a leader in the transportation industry. We help move lives and businesses forward. The Controllership team is looking for an individual to provide “best in class” support through their expertise and fresh thinking. The Accounting Manager will work closely with the organization and various stakeholders in the preparation and review of external financial information and management reporting packages. This role also works with external auditors and valuation experts. In addition, this position will participate in special projects and lead and develop associates.

**Major Responsibilities:**

• Prepare and review external quarterly and annual financial statements in accordance with applicable accounting standards and reporting requirements

• Research existing disclosure requirements as well as emerging issues, pronouncements and practices in accounting and financial reporting to ensure compliance and to provide recommendations to senior management

• Manage quarterly reviews and annual audits with external auditors for financial statements

• Prepare and review board reporting and Audit Committee materials

• Prepare and review monthly accounting for employee benefit plans, including analyzing reports from valuation experts and making recommendations to senior management

• Prepare financial statements and manage annual audits with external auditors for employee benefit plans

• Supervise and develop associates

• Partner with business leaders and finance teams to identify and lead improvements in financial reporting and employee benefit plan accounting

• Establish rapport and build cooperative working relationships with relevant internal and external parties

• Lead and participate in special projects and other tasks as assigned

**Qualifications:**

**Qualifications:**

• 7 years related experience demonstrating knowledge of financial reporting including disclosure requirements, financial statement analysis, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

• CPA preferred

• Experience in public accounting, SEC reporting, and technical GAAP research preferred

• Supervisory experience required

• Strong organization, attention to detail and analytical skills required

• Strong communication, presentation and management skills required

• Strong team player and self-driven individual

• Strong time management skills for a fast-paced environment under strict reporting deadlines

• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

• 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 www.GoPenske.com to learn more.

**Work Locations:** 100 Gundy Drive Reading, PA 19607

**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

**Zip:** 19607

**Job:** Finance/Accounting

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** Finance/Accounting

**Req ID:** 2104480

Reading, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1969, Penske Transportation Solutions is an $8 billion transportation and logistics industry leader that employs more than 36,000 associates at more than 1,100 locations worldwide. Whether it’s truck leasing, truck rental or logistics services, we have our customers’ backs. Penske Truck Leasing operates and maintains more than 326,000 vehicles, and provides full-service truck leasing, commercial and consumer truck rentals, and truck maintenance programs for commercial fleets large and small. Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Simply put, Penske moves lives and businesses forward.

 

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel, and have received numerous awards for our support. Apply today at https://penske.jobs/veterans/

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