Lehigh Hanson Business Analyst in Tehachapi, California
Line Of Business: Cement Operations
Primary Location: Tehachapi-CA
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING
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.
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
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.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
Reporting to the Plant Manager/WR Cement Business Manager, this position will be responsible for all aspects of the accounting functions at the Plant and various regional responsibilities, including general ledger, monthly financial reports, various financial analysis, preparation of capital expenditure requests and annual operating plan. This position has dotted-line reporting relationship to VP – Finance.
Maintain accurate general ledger and supporting financial records to provide basis for financial accounting and reporting.
Work closely with Plant Management, Purchasing and Operations to ensure complete transparency of all operating costs with a focus on budget adherence
Analyze and report West Region Cement goods receipt/inventory receipts variances.
Assist with preparation of capital expenditure requests, complete required financial analyses and cost tracking for all West Region Cement capital projects.
Coordination/preparation of the annual operating plan, quarterly forecast and monthly estimates.
Oversee/maintain internal controls and procedure to safeguard plant assets, including approval process for access to SAP. Provide input concerning any access control issue.
Monthly plant closings based on timeline and guidelines provided by SSC-Cement and requirements of Region management
Monthly balance sheet analysis and review for West Region Cement with corporate shared service group.
Prepare and submit operating/financial reports to corporate/regional operation and financial management.
Work with Purchasing to create/maintain open purchase orders reporting tool to assist in monthly financial estimates for West Region Cement.
Oversees raw material, clinker and cement physical inventories.
This position will be based at Tehachapi, California.
Domestic relocation assistance is available for this role.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
BS degree in Accounting or 10 years related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated ability to perform cost/benefit analysis for capital expenditures, month-end processing, forecasting/budgeting and physical inventory.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong skills in computer applications, particularly MS Excel.
SAP Experience a must.
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive 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.
Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.
External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled