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Sr Accountant -Technical Accounting

Company name
UGI Corporation

King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jan 05, 2021

Valid Through
Apr 20, 2021

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Sr Accountant -Technical Accounting


King Of Prussia, PA, US


UGI Corporation

Sr Accountant -Technical Accounting

Power up your career in the dynamic energy industry! UGI Corporation is an international energy distribution and services company that provides superior service in delivering a range of energy products. By operating as a best-in-class service provider, offering a great place to work, serving our communities and delivering value to investors, we aim to positively impact the lives of our shareholders, employees, customers and communities.

UGI Corporation (NYSE: UGI) is a holding company that distributes and markets energy products and services through our subsidiaries and the company’s common stock is a balanced growth and income investment. UGI Corporation has paid common dividends for more than 134 consecutive years.

In addition to a challenging career and competitive compensation, our employees enjoy:

Generous and Family-friendly Health & Welfare Benefits Including:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Optional Health Savings Account

• Optional Dependent Care Savings Account

• Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave

• Prescription Coverage

• Health Advocate

• Life Insurance

• Disability Insurance

• Work from home policy

• Employee Assistance Program

Additional Benefits Include:

• 401K with a generous company match

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Assistance with Professional Credentialing

• Adoption Assistance

• Pet Insurance

• Referral Bonuses

• Onsite Deli

• Employee Discount Programs

This position, under minimal supervision, plays an integral role for all aspects of technical research on accounting and financial reporting issues and document conclusions in technical memos. The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert on specialized accounting areas, including but not limited to, share-based compensation accounting, earnings per share, goodwill impairment assessment, leases, segment determination, asset impairment analysis, and business combinations. The incumbent also supports timely completion and filing of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) periodic reports (i.e. Forms 10-Q/K and 8-K) for UGI’s SEC registrants in accordance with the accounting standards generally accepted in the U.S. (“GAAP”) and the SEC regulations and quarterly and annual financial statements for UGI’s non-SEC registrants by assisting in the preparation of financial statements and footnote disclosures and assists in various projects involving moderately complex accounting and financial reporting issues.

Job Responsibilities:

Technical Accounting

Under minimal direction, supervision and guidance, perform technical research on moderately complex accounting and financial reporting issues using various research tools and document basis for conclusion in technical memos. Research accounting pronouncements and SEC rules and regulations and determine impact on the Company and its subsidiaries, disseminate relevant new emerging developments in new accounting guidance and SEC regulations to all stakeholders within the organization. Assist in providing technical accounting support in complex transactions, including debt/equity financing activities, business combination, segment/reporting unit determination, and asset impairment analysis and maintaining and developing the Company’s accounting policies.

Share-based Compensation Accounting

Working in close collaboration with UGI’s Corporate Accounting and Human Resources groups, participate in accounting for UGI’s share-based compensation for UGI Corporation and its subsidiaries. Prepare share-based compensation footnote disclosures included in the Company’s SEC periodic filings and non-SEC financial statements in accordance with GAAP and SEC regulation.

External Reporting

Assist in the external reporting processes, including quarterly and annual financial statements and earnings release of UGI Corporation, as well as the Company’s standalone financial statements of its subsidiaries. Assist, as needed, in preparation of schedules and analyses of significant components of the financial statements and other analyses requested by senior management and complete moderately complex accounting and financial reporting processes.

Lease Accounting

Provide technical accounting support for lease transactions, including assisting local accounting groups in assessment of accounting impacts on new, modified or terminated agreements involving lease components. In close coordination with the third party service provider, oversee governance and administration of the lease accounting software. Act as the central point of contact for lease accounting software inquiries and training for users.

Other duties

Provide supports to other groups within the organization (i.e., Treasury, Legal, Financial Planning, Investor Relations, Tax, SOX, etc.) related to accounting and financial reporting matters. Assist in ad-hoc projects as needed.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and/ or finance

CPA designation or progress towards CPA designation preferred

Minimum 4-5 years in public accounting or mix of public accounting and industry experience

Big 4 accounting firm experience preferred

Working knowledge of GAAP, SEC regulations, SOX 404 rules and applicable PCAOB developments

Prior experience in technical research and drafting of technical memos on accounting and financial reporting issues required

Proficiency at intermediate/advanced level for Microsoft Excel and working knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications

Ability to work collaboratively with auditors for information as requested

Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Have the ability to perform analysis of financial information, as well as manage simultaneous priorities

Must have good interpersonal skills and able to work in a collaborative environment and interact effectively with domestic and international accounting teams

Ability and willingness to work extra hours to meet tight deadlines

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

UGI Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company maintains and observes employment policies that do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, age, ancestry and any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. This applies to recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, job classifications, work assignments, promotions, demotions, layoffs, terminations, transfers, and all other conditions of employment.

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