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Employment Opportunity
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. We are proud to have been awarded the coveted "Dealer of Distinction" award by The Raymond Corporation.

Are you highly motivated and looking to advance in your career? Due to recent company growth, we're looking for an entry-level Staff Accountant to add to our team. The successful candidate must be highly motivated and willing to learn and grow with a stable, highly successful company. Some experience in journal entries, general ledger account analysis/reconciliation, accounts receivable processing, and accounts payable processing is required. A minimum of (2) years of experience in processing payroll is required. Experience with ADP WOrkforce Now or Vantage is a huge plus.

Challenge yourself! Join our dynamic, successful team today!


Why Work for Us?

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review customer consolidated billings
  • Manage customer EDI sites, including documentation and invoice entry
  • Support for lockbox preparation and cash-receipt posting
  • Support for collections/credit card payment preparation
  • Prepare miscellaneous journal entries
  • Prepare account reconciliations and supporting schedules
  • Support for accounts payable processing
  • Process EFT AP transactions and prepare ACH documentation
  • Process biweekly payroll for our PA-based employees
  • Review weekly payroll for our NY-based employees

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • College Degree or Business School Certificate required
  • 2-3 years of related Accounting experience in a fast-paced, growing company
  • 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 occasional interruptions
  • Proficiency in multi-tasking
  • Highly accurate and detail oriented mentality
  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to interact with all executives, managers, and employees company-wide
  • Ability to work as a team as was 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.