Lehigh Hanson Staff Accountant I - Materials in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Primary Location: Irving-TX
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 have been filled with internal promotions.
Financial and operational transaction processing in General Ledger.
Participate in accurate and timely closing of General ledgers on a monthly basis.
Complete balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
Communicate/work with SSC functional areas and plants to research reconciling items.
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
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
1-3 years of experience preferred
Understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles
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.
Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.
Internal and external customer and market management.
Performance and result management.
People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).
Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.
Establish trust and relationships.
Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
Demonstrated drive and initiative.
Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.
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.
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.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled