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Staff Accountant - Harrisburg, PA


Job ID:  121766


Pennsy Supply, part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States.

 Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with 17,500 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states.


This position is responsible for performing general accounting functions, daily, weekly, and monthly, and follow up with operations and financial analysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Prepare and book general ledger journal entries

* Handle general ledger account analysis and reconciliation

* Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and job cost accounts, documenting business transactions

* Bank Reconciliations

* Cash Management Accounting – Records bank charges and funds wired or received

* Inventory accounting

* Prepare census reports

* Assist in preparation of financial reports

* Compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley controls and provide documentation when necessary

* Document control procedures, identify weaknesses, and suggest procedures or compensating controls for weaknesses

* Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

* Minimum of 3 years’ experience


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

* Able to work independently with attention to detail

* Able to follow direction and work effectively individually or in a team environment

* Able to respond to stressful situations, co-workers and customers in a professional, courteous manner

* Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines

* Ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization

* Ability to analyze, consolidate, and interpret financial data

* Able to work various times during day, night or weekend hours as needed

* Excellent organizational skills

* Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc

Language Skills   

* Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written form to management, executives and internal customers

* Ability to write procedure manuals

* Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from internal and external customers

Reasoning Ability     

* Able to identify, define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

* Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions

* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables


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