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PPL Corporation Accountant in Allentown, Pennsylvania




Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for recurring accounting analyses, journal entries and account reconciliations.

  2. Responsible for the preparation of financial statements and other internal/external financial reports.

  3. Assists in maintaining internal controls over financial reporting.

  4. Develops competence in assigned areas of responsibility by performing structured work, with an expectation of developing a more flexible approach to work assignments.

  5. Related to all of the above processes, expected to develop supporting workpapers and documentation.

  6. Uses existing procedures to identify and recommend solutions to problems in assigned areas of accounting. Applies limited judgment and discretion.

  7. Interacts with staff, management and other customers in a friendly, courteous, professional and helpful manner.

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Position Summary:

Under direct supervision, responsible for assisting in recurring accounting tasks, including preparing journal entries, maintaining a complete and accurate general ledger, preparing basic financial reports and monitoring internal controls over financial reporting. Depends on others for instruction, guidance and direction.

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. Bachelor's degree in business discipline with at least 3 accounting courses.

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

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. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.

  2. CPA or CMA exam eligible.

  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  4. 0-2 years related work experience, including co-operative/internship experience.

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 – Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Follow PPL Corporation on social mediaTwitter: @PPLCorporation (https://twitter.com/PPLCorporation)LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation)Follow PPL Electric Utilities on social mediaTwitter: @PPLElectric (https://twitter.com/PPLElectric)Facebook (www.facebook.com/PPLElectric)