Finance - Staff Accountant


May 16, 2023








Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary



The AOPC is seeking a highly skilled and motivated accountant to join our team. This professional position is responsible for the proper and timely recording of all financial transactions and the general ledger. The selected candidate will work independently under the direction of the Accounting Administrator.

Primary Duties

  • Reviews accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Reviews and/or prepares all journal entries.
  • Assists with month-end and fiscal year-end close with little supervision.
  • Research and rectify account discrepancies.
  • Prepares/accumulates information necessary for the independent annual audit.
  • Prepares non-payroll tax-related filings.
  • Assess department procedures and identify process improvements.
  • Coordinate ad-hoc projects as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in accounting, preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience, and / or training may be considered.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • A minimum of two years of accounting experience preferred.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel) required.
  • Attentive, aptitude to work independently and prioritize tasks.
  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges.
  • Attention to detail is essential.
  • Strong organizational, planning, administrative, and communication skills.
  • A satisfactory criminal background check is required.

Additional Information

  • Excellent benefits program including comprehensive, low-cost medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans for employees and eligible family members beginning on the first day of employment; 13 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days, and 12+ paid vacation days per year; salary increases; student loan forgiveness plan; employee assistance programs; and retirement plans.
  • Free parking.

Unified Judicial System Hiring Policy

The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania recruits, employs, and promotes the most qualified applicants without regard to their political affiliation, race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, or other non-merit facts or considerations. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants with disabilities as may be necessary to ensure that all applicants are given a fair and equal opportunity to compete for all employment positions. Applicants who need accommodation for an interview should request so in advance. UJS hiring and employment policies and procedures are intended to conform to all applicable state and federal laws governing fair and non-discriminatory hiring and employment practices and are subject to change as necessary to remain in compliance with such laws.

Applicants requiring accommodation, for any part of the application and/or interview process, should contact Human Resources at (717) 231-3309 or