Lehigh Hanson Staff Accountant - Materials in Irving, Texas
Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)
Primary Location: Irving-TX
The Role and the Company
Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.
The Staff Accountant role is based in Irving, TX and reports directly to the Accounting Manager.
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.
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.
Perform accounting for inventory including analysis of standard versus actual cost variances and physical inventory variances.
Product costing for assigned operational units.
Accounting for customer rebates.
Profit Center accounting and analysis.
Lead analysis and support for assigned internal and external audits.
Manage complex projects for business integration, technical accounting changes, and continuous improvement projects.
Respond to questions and issues and communicate responses to operations and other functional areas.
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.
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.
Essential Experience and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Minimum 1 year of experience.
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.
What we have to offer
Competitive base salary
Highly competitive benefits programs
401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled