Lehigh Hanson Senior Accountant - Materials in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Primary Location: Irving-TX
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Senior Accountant – Materials Accounting.
The Senior Accountant - Materials administers approved accounting practices and policies to ensure compliance. The Senior Accountant will prepare managerial and financial reports as well as lead “ad-hoc” projects throughout the year. The Senior Accountant contributes to the timeliness and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual closings of the corporate general ledger. The Senior Accountant will also respond to accounting questions and communicate the responses to other functional areas of Lehigh Hanson.
This opportunity is perfect for the accounting professional looking to grow their career with an industry leader. While focusing on providing top notch services to their client base you will also be given the opportunity to be involved in process improvement projects that will stretch your professional growth and abilities. This is a unique opportunity for you to begin your career with a proven leader in the heavy construction materials industry.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you’ll get to do:
Financial and operational transaction processing in General Ledgers for business line operations.
Participate in accurate and timely closing of General ledgers on a monthly basis.
Complete the balance sheet reconciliation for assigned accounts on a monthly basis.
Prepare and distribute reports and provide analysis/support as needed on a monthly basis.
Complete ad hoc projects.
Respond to questions and issues and communicate responses to operations and other functional areas.
Work closely with other functions within the SSC groups, Corporate, the Regions and local operations to administer standard business processes and participate in implementing a shared services center environment in North America.
Deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high performance culture.
Identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the individual’s area of responsibility.
Who we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
4-6 years of experience required
Advanced understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles (IFRS and GAAP)
A proven track record in meeting deadlines, and working collaboratively as part of a team are essential.
Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.
Solid Excel skills
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.
Persuasion and negotiation skills.
Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).
Professional competence (i.e. knowledge of the industry and cross-functional understanding.
Our corporate office supports the Lehigh Hanson plants in North America and offers a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) savings plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, and employee purchase program. Amenities include an on-site deli, free covered parking, and free fitness center.
No search firms please.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled