Reading, Pennsylvania

Senior Accountant (**Job Number:** 2114491 )

**Position Summary:**

**Penske is seeking an ambitious Senior Accountant to join our Controllership team. Penske is a leader in the transportation industry. We help move lives and businesses forward. We are looking for an associate that will provide fresh thinking and has the desire to be "best in class". This position will collaborate with the business, focusing on the administration, accounting, and reporting of our fleet. This position will work closely with various business partners, offering support and driving process improvements.**

**Major Responsibilities:**

**• A liaison with the business to evaluate, administer, account, and report out in the area of vehicle accounting by applying Penske's accounting policies and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).**

**• Reconcile, analyze, and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close.**

**• Prepare and analyze reports that support Penske's internal and external reporting.**

**• Provide expertise and guidance to general inquiries regarding Penske's vehicle related accounting policies as well as related GAAP.**

**• Provide support for special projects, ad hoc requests, and other duties as assigned.**

**• Develop and drive process improvements.**

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

**• Other tasks as assigned by Manager/Supervisor.**

**Qualifications:**

* At least 3 years related experience demonstrating knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

* Strong analytical skills

* Strong oral and written communication skills

* Strong team player and self-driven individual

* Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

* Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint 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

100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

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

**Job** : Finance/Accounting

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** : PTL.Senior Accountant

**Req ID:** 2114491

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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