Date Posted March 18, 2024
Industry Accounting
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


South Jersey Industries (SJI) is an energy holding company that delivers clean energy services to 700,000+ customers and businesses throughout 14 counties in New Jersey. As part of our core values, SJI is dedicated to being a community partner and developing innovative clean energy solutions to meet the needs of the future. To do this, we depend on our workforce of over 1,100+ talented, diverse employees who help us deliver safe, reliable, affordable clean energy for a better today and tomorrow.

At SJI, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. Whether you’re a seasoned operations technician or an early-career legal professional, our culture, inclusive workforce, and  leadership development and training programs will provide you with the tools you need to either kickstart your career or bring it to new heights.


Position Summary

South Jersey Industries has the opportunity for an Accountant to join our stable and growing clean energy company in a position with room for growth and development. The Accountant Intermediate at South Jersey Industries reports to the Accountant Lead and is responsible for general ledger accounting and financial reporting for our corporate company. This team member partners closely with Operations, Front Office, Financial Planning and Analysis and Internal Audit teams to achieve business goals.


Essential Functions:

  • Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, and variance analysis for monthly close
  • Manage the close of multiple companies
  • Research and correct reconciling items identified
  • Focus on continuous improvement and refinement of current operating procedures
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Comply with appropriate policies and procedures
  • Liaise with other departments
  • Provide audit support as needed



Required Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 3 years of relevant experience, or;
  • Master’s degree with 0 years of experience
  • Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience with the month end close process
  • Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft Excel
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize effectively while successfully managing multiple tasks


Explore the Possibilities

South Jersey Industries employs a diverse range of talent – from construction contractors to environmental specialists. Regardless of the position, mentoring and networking, hands-on experience, gaining industry knowledge and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our business and in our communities are all exciting ways that we welcome our employees at SJI. And as a company committed to creating an engaging culture built on inclusion and diversity, you’re sure to find an opportunity that makes you feel included, empowered, and ready to “bring your whole self to work” every day.


Benefits Package Overview

SJI offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees.

The SJI “Total Rewards” Benefits Package include:

  • Flexible vacation, Paid Time Off, and Sick Leave package
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k), with generous company match
  • Employee Resource Groups to encourage employee engagement, nurture professional development, and foster an inclusive environment.


Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

At this time, SJI is only considering applicants authorized to work in the United States currently and in the future without the need for visa sponsorship.