Associate Director - Financial Reporting, US GAAP - Atlanta, GA

ATLANTA, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Inc.



Job ID:  486207

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 75,800 people at more than 3,160 locations in 29 countries. CRH is the leading building materials company in North America and the world. We manufacture and distribute a diverse range of superior building materials, products, and solutions, which are used extensively in construction projects of all sizes. 


Position Overview


This is an excellent opportunity to lead a highly respected team within the Group Finance function at a particularly important time for CRH as the Group transitions its primary listing to the New York Stock Exchange (‘NYSE’). The role of the Financial Reporting team is varied in nature with numerous internal and external stakeholders.


The team continuously strives to identify opportunities for process improvements and efficiencies and there is a continued focus on more project-type activities which vary from time to time, recent examples include new system implementations, automation projects, change in reporting currency project and projects relating to the implementation of new US SEC disclosure requirements. A priority project for the team during 2023/2024 centers around the Group’s transition to a primary NYSE listing and the related US GAAP reporting transition. This provides significant opportunities for both cross-Divisional international exposure as well as frequent collaboration with other Group functions.

Outside of the external reporting cycles, the team is responsible for a variety of areas including; being a key business partner to the Divisional Finance teams on relevant reporting issues, as well as the preparation and review of Board and Audit Committee deliverables, overseeing the continued development and optimization of the financial consolidation and reporting systems across the Group and maintaining and developing the global external audit relationship.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • Preparation and review of the Group’s US GAAP Consolidated Financial Statements in a multinational multi-currency environment to strict external reporting deadlines

  • Preparation and review of the Form 10-K/Form 10-Qs in compliance with United States SEC reporting requirements

  • Continuously strive to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiencies in the external reporting processes

  • Preparation and review of Board and Audit Committee deliverables including annual and interim results, audit deliverables and regulatory developments

  • Engaging with both internal and external stakeholders including year-round interaction with the Group auditors and other external specialists

  • Supporting newly acquired businesses with the Group’s US external reporting requirements

  • Involvement in the development and implementation of financial reporting systems across the Group

  • Involvement in a variety of ad-hoc projects including process improvement initiatives

  • Manage the team to assist in the delivery of responsibilities and develop team members as required






  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 8+ years’ experience working in accounting; in a Corporate environment preferred

  • Strong financial accounting background essential – group consolidation experience is highly preferable and US SEC reporting experience would be advantageous

  • Accounting qualification with a good working knowledge of financial reporting processes

  • Experience or an interest in financial reporting systems would be beneficial

  • CPA preferred


Work Requirements


  • Strong knowledge of US SEC reporting requirements advantageous

  • Confidence to address and withstand challenges as they arise, while maintaining positive relationships

  • Demonstrated track record of relevant management skills

  • Focus on adding value to CRH by meeting customers’ needs and being flexible in doing so

  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task within tight deadlines while maintaining exceptional attention to detail at all times

  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholders with varying objectives and build strong relationships

  • Must have expert proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Must be 18 years in age or older

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Must be willing to travel up to 20%


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Strong financial, accounting, and analytical skills

  • Strong team player who brings enthusiasm with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong motivation and a high degree of initiative with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, and commercial environment

  • Self-confident with strong interpersonal, organizational, and influencing skills and the ability to liaise with senior management

  • Organizational skills to manage multiple deliverables and use decision-making capabilities and judgement to prioritize

  • Enjoy building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person

  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations

  • May require sitting for extended periods of time


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  The Atlanta, GA Headquarters provides an open concept with LED and natural lighting, and the noise level is usually quiet.

  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 27, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Business Process, Manager, Management