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PPL Corporation Staff Accountant/Sr. Accountant/Accounting Specialist in Allentown, Pennsylvania


Internal Title:

Staff Accountant/Sr. Accountant/Accounting Specialist

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Prepares increasingly complex accounting analyses and journal entries.

  2. Prepares and analyzes financial statements and other internal/external financial reports.

  3. Assists in the tracking & reporting of internal controls over financial reporting, and recommends enhancements to such controls.

  4. Solves a range of increasingly complex accounting problems; analyzes possible solutions and makes


  1. Related to all of the above processes, expected to develop supporting work papers and documentation.

  2. Builds knowledge of the organization processes and customers and technical accounting.

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Position Summary:

Under general supervision, responsible for increasingly complex accounting activities including analyzing accounting transactions and issues, preparing journal entries, maintaining a complete and accurate general ledger, preparing, and analyzing financial reports, and testing and monitoring internal controls over financial reporting. Works with regular guidance in own area of knowledge.

Candidate Qualifications:

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

Recruiting Location:


Basic Qualifications:

  1. Staff Accountant: Bachelor's Degree in business discipline with at least 3 accounting courses OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with at least 1 year of accounting-related experience.

  2. Sr. Accountant: Bachelor'sDegreeinbusinessdisciplinewithatleast3accountingcoursesand5yearsaccountingexperienceORBachelor'sDegreeinAccountingwith3-5years ofaccounting-relatedexperience.

  3. Accounting Specialist: Bachelor's Degree in business discipline with at least three accounting courses and 7 or more years accounting-related experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 4 years accounting-related experience and CPA or CMA certification. (Required to actively pursue certification within two years of the job effective date.)

  4. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; use of excel/word is required.

  5. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

Regular or Temporary:


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Staff Accountant: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with a minimum of 2 to 4 years of accounting-related experience in public accounting, SEC reporting, and a working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

  2. Sr. Accountant & Accounting Specialist: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, MBA, or other advanced degree in business discipline.

  3. Accounting Specialist:

  4. CPA or CMA certification or MBA.

  5. Requires effective written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, and a demonstrated ability to research and apply technical accounting guidance.

Full-time or Part-time:


Corporate Summary:

As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities - Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities - provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees.

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