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South Jersey Industries Accountant Intermediate in Folsom, New Jersey

Position Summary

A career in Accounting will provide the opportunity to prepare monthly financial statements provided to senior management and the Board of Directors; prepare of quarterly and annual GAAP financial statements and manage the internal and external review for these documents. This typically includes monitoring and ensuring timely identification and compliance with evolving accounting guidance, providing US GAAP and IFRS interpretation and preparing technical memorandums that document issues in a clear, logical and comprehensive manner; assisting in the coordination of annual audit and quarterly review activities of external auditors; supporting corporate senior leadership with financial reports, data and analysis as needed. This also includes SEC reporting/compliance.Roles within Accounting are responsible for all accounting and financial reporting activities: including accounts payable, billing, inventory valuation, inventory control, budgeting and tax accounting. The Controller also manages their company’s financial and administrative functions in a manner consistent with generally accepted accounting principles and SJI policies & procedure.

Roles and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing (under some supervision) assigned tasks that support day-to-day activities and project goals

  • Following appropriate methods and techniques in performing tasks and preparing related reports

  • Collaborating with supervisory personnel to develop routine methods

  • Recommending alternatives, examining new methods and techniques and possibly proactively seeking out senior personnel to discuss potential solutions to problems

  • Participating in group meetings. Possibly presenting results of work, interpreting data, and drawing conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work

  • Ownership- Independently ensures issues are driven to resolution

    This role will develop professional expertise and apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. You will work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. It is expected that you will exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Additionally, you will build productive internal/external working relationships.It is expected that your role applies intermediate level skills to projects or assignments within own group/project team. You will receive general instructions on routine work and receive detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Your role typically reports to Managers.Additionally, the level and nature of interaction of your role includes:

  • Working under direct guidance on a component of a project, interacting primarily within the job family

    This is a role that contributes through own efforts and application of expertise, skills, or tasks.


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 2 years of relevant experience, or;• Master’s degree with 0 years of relevant experience.• Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

• Knowledge of regulated utilities preferred

• Working knowledge of GAAP

• Knowledge of SOX Controls

Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project . For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries , click here. (