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HarperCollins Publishers Cost Accountant in Moosic, Pennsylvania


HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Cost Accountant for our office in Moosic, PA. (For now, this work will be done remotely until there are plans to re-enter the office)

The role of the Cost Accountant will perform a variety of accounting tasks including but not limited to preparing journal entries, analyzing and reconciling various balance sheet accounts, preparing spreadsheets and participating in the month end close.


  • Performs a variety of accounting tasks including but not limited to preparing journal entries, reconciling various balance sheet accounts, processing and reconciling interfacing sub-systems to the general ledger, and preparing workpapers and internal schedules based on financial results.

  • Examines a variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy and to ascertain that transactions are properly supported, are in accordance with policies and procedures, and are recorded according to generally accepted accounting principles.

  • This person will be responsible for internal and external reporting more complex than the entry level position.

  • Involvement with SOX 404 testing and compliance.

  • Duties will also include involvement with specialized projects on an as needed basis in conjunction with management and/or senior staff.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting plus two to three years prior accounting experience.


  • Works under the supervision of a senior accountant or manager and makes practical applications of technical accounting practices and concepts beyond the mere application of detailed rules and instructions

  • Work is reviewed for general accuracy.


Will involve contact with all levels of accounting/finance personnel, divisional business managers and their staff, and internal and external auditors.

About the Company:

HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 17 countries. With 200 years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 16 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp(Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV)and can be visited online atcorporate.HC.com (http://corporate.harpercollins.com/) .

HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that HarperCollins Publishers does not accept resumes from agencies unless our Human Resources department has authorized in writing a specific agency to submit resumes for a specific position. Therefore, if an agency submits a resume without Human Resources’ prior written approval to do so, the individual identified on that resume will not be considered a candidate presented by your company.

Job Locations US-PA-Moosic

Category Finance