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Lehigh Hanson Accounting Manager in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 8257BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Accounting

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Job Posting:

WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

You experience our products every day, though you may not recognize our name. That’s OK. We’re focused on being great, not especially flashy.

We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

Are you looking for more than the traditional accountant responsibilities? Do you want to join a stable $5 billion Company? If so, this is the perfect opportunity for you! We offer our accountants the opportunity to experience full cycle accounting, financial analysis, and a variety of projects in continuous improvement and mergers & acquisitions. You will be exposed to all levels and departments in the organization and have numerous opportunities for career advancement. Close to 80% of our open positions over the past 12 months were filled with internal promotions.

This position is perfect for a proven Accounting professional who would like to align themselves with a progressive and growing company to enhance their skills and career. While focusing on leading a knowledgeable team, you will be part of a proven leader in the construction materials industry.

  • Responsible for management of the Fixed Asset, Corporate Support, and Lease Accounting teams within the Shared Service Center.

  • Oversee the financial and operational transaction processing in financial systems for business line operations.

  • Oversee the accurate and timely closing of financial systems on a monthly basis for area of responsibility.

  • Oversee the balance sheet reconciliation for area of responsibility on a monthly basis

  • Areas of responsibility include payroll liabilities (taxes and benefit), primary disbursement and depository bank accounts, lease accounting, and fixed assets for all US and Canada operations

  • Oversee filing of unclaimed property reports and payments for all legal entities

  • Oversee allocation of accruals and expenses distributed from corporate functional areas. (Premium insurance, bad debt accruals, insurance losses, etc.)

  • Responsible for development of overall SSC annual budget and SSC regional allocations

  • Responsible for M&A integration activities for areas of responsibility

  • Prepare and distribute reports and provide analysis/support as needed on a monthly basis

  • Respond to questions and issues and communicate responses to operations and other functional areas

  • Work closely with other functions within the SSC, Corporate, Region HQ, and local operations to administer standard business processes

  • Deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high performance culture

  • Encourage and identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the individual’s area of responsibility

  • Provide technical accounting advice on accounting matters

  • Manage a staff of 4 - 7 accountants

  • Complete ad hoc projects

This position will be based at our corporate office in Irving, Texas. Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers highly competitive benefits with no waiting period to participate in medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions. Amenities include a free fitness center, free covered parking, and on-site cafe and coffee bar. We also offer “Dress for Your Day” which gives our employees the discretion to select appropriate dress depending on the business activities of each workday.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or CMA is preferable with solid understanding of GAAP and IFRS

  • Thorough understanding of the company’s ERP and reporting systems, preferable JDE and SAP

  • At least 8-10 years of progressive, related experience in accounting or finance

  • Strong supervisory and interpersonal skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills

  • Solid project management and administrative skills

  • Proven track record in managing people, meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively as part of a team are essential

BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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