Lehigh Hanson Sr Accounting Associate 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 Accounts Payable Associate II within our Shared Service Centre (SSC).
The Senior Accounts Payable Associate II will be part of the Materials Processing Team, which is responsible for processing manual vouchers, uploads, exports, and in JD Edwards while sustaining internal controls as outlined in the Accounts Payable procedures. The Accounts Payable Sr. Associate will work closely with operations to ensure that the needs of the company, invoices & variances, vendors and plant personnel are consistently met. This includes completing all Accounts Payable functions timely and accurately while working in a fast paced, high performance culture.
This position will reside at the corporate office in Irving, Texas. 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you’ll get to do:
Accurate and timely processing of A/P manual vouchers, uploads, and exports into JD Edwards on a daily basis
Ability to meet all scheduled processing deadlines.
Post batches, print edit reports, and prepare all posted batches for scanning.
Reconcile vendor accounts using statements, open vouchers and/or paid vouchers.
Provide application support for the MAP/Onbase system for internal and external customers.
Establish and maintain open communication with vendors, as well as internal and external customers.
Provide timely customer service for all calls, emails and questions from vendors, internal and external customers.
Special projects as assigned by management.
Who we are looking for:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, or equivalent knowledge in experience
Minimum of 5-7 years previous accounts payable experience.
Must have AP/PO 3 – way matching experience.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.
Ability to work overtime to meet changing deadlines. Overtime is required at month-end close.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written with the ability to maintain a professional approach at all times.
Ability to work well as part of a team environment, with a comfort level working independently as required.
High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Strong keyboarding skills.
Desire and commitment to working in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), JD Edwards proficiency a plus.
BENEFITS & COMPENSATION
We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.
Lehigh Hanson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V
Salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.
No Search Firms please.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled