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Staff Accountant - York, PA

Employment Type: Full-time
Job Type: Accounting
Education: BS or BA degree in Accounting from an accredited 4-year college
Experience: At least 1-2 years experience 
Industry: Material Handling 
Required Travel: Minimal

Pengate Handling Systems is a leader in the Material Handling markets it serves throughout the Northeast. We're a strong and growing company with a history of stable performance and focus on our customers. If you're looking for a challenging career where you can advance and make a difference, Pengate is the place for you. We invest in our associates through career development, continued training, job stability, competitive compensation and great benefits--within a culture unlike any other.

Job Summary:We're looking for an entry-level Staff Accountant to add to our team. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and as a team in an environment with interruptions. He or she should be experienced in journal entry, general ledger account analysis and reconciliation, accounts receivable, and month- and year-end close.

Challenge yourself! Join our dynamic, successful team today!


  • Competitive Wages
  • Job Stability
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Product-specific Training

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review customer consolidated billings
  • Manage customer EDI sites, including documentation and invoice entry
  • Manage a credit card system
  • Issue W-9's to customers as requested
  • Support lockbox preparation and cash-receipt posting
  • Support collections, credit card payment preparation, and customer setup
  • Prepare miscellaneous journal entries
  • Prepare schedules and perform account analysis and reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly consolidation reporting
  • Support accounts payable processing
  • Support daily integration
  • Prepare cash to revenue schedule
  • Research and prepare customer refund requests


  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, aural)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions
  • Proficient at multi-tasking
  • Highly accurate and detail-oriented
  • Possess strong computer skills, including advanced Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Ability to work with all members of a team, including executives, managers, and fellow employees
  • Ability to work as a team as well as independently

If you're interested in applying for this position, send your resume (containing employment history and educational background), along with your accompanying cover letter to: hr@pengate.com.