Finance Director North America - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  496678



Oldcastle Infrastructure™, a CRH company, is the leading provider of utility infrastructure solutions for the water, energy, and communications markets throughout North America. We’re more than just a manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, or plastic products. We’re a trusted and strategic partner to engineers, contractors, distributors, specifiers, and more. With our network of more than 80 manufacturing facilities and more than 4,000 employees, we’re leading the industry with innovation and a safety-first mindset.


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Infrastructure Products Group (IPG) is a part of CRH, the leading building materials business in the world. We are a leading provider of engineered building product solutions and services across North America. Our products reliably convey, connect, and protect critical water, energy, communications, and transportation infrastructure within the residential, commercial, and public infrastructure segments. The thousands of products we manufacture are all around your communities, often unseen, just below the surface. Reliably providing protection and access to water, communications, energy and transportation infrastructure with a focus on sustainability which is in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).


Within IPG, our Pipe & Precast business employs +2,600 people and operates c.50 manufacturing facilities with ambitious growth plans encompassing organic growth, acquisitions and capital investments.


The Role


In this role, the Finance Director will oversee all accounting and finance functions for the Pipe & Precast division, including core accounting and controller functions, business partnership, forecasting, financial planning and analysis, revenue recognition, product costing, working capital management and associated analysis and reporting. The team works closely with IPG’s corporate center finance team as well as our centralized shared services functions covering accounts payable and receivable.


The Finance Director will act as an advisor and business partner for the Pipe & Precast leadership team by interpreting financial results relative to business strategy and making recommendations to improve EBITDA performance. They will evaluate and make improvements to accounting processes while ensuring that practices comply with organization accounting and internal control policies and applicable laws and regulations. They will also play a critical role in reviewing and evaluating acquisition and capital investment opportunities while also being responsible for the financial integration of new acquisitions (typically 3 – 4 per year)


This position has 4 direct reports, with a total team of c.50. Assessing, recruiting, coaching, and developing talent is critical to success in this role.


This is a critical finance leadership role in a fast growing dynamic business undergoing significant change and investment. It provides the potential for career development in a large global organization.




  • Direct and monitor all financial activity of the organization
  • Develop and implement company-wide budget plans
  • Build out Financial Planning & Analysis organizational capabilities
  • Partner with senior leadership to support long-term capital allocation strategy and strategic financial decision making
  • Research pricing, competitors’ trends and factors affecting performance
  • Provide business modelling and risk assessments
  • Support ERP integration preparations in alignment with overall Infrastructure Products Group (IPG) systems strategy involving significant investment in a new ERP system
  • Lead financial integration of the current team and new acquisitions with regards to organization restructuring initiatives and achieve synergies with Oldcastle Infrastructure and CRH
  • Identify trends, advise senior leadership, and recommend actions based on sound analysis
  • Implement and monitor internal accounting policies
  • Internal control evaluation and implementation in a SOX environment
  • Internal and external audit management
  • Lead a team of c.50 accounting staff
  • Develop and prepare annual, quarterly, monthly, and ad-hoc financial and metric reports
  • Streamline processes for efficiency and identify cost savings opportunities
  • Manage month-end and quarterly close and consolidation process
  • Participate in a range of group and divisional projects as required


Qualifications / Requirements


  • BS/BA degree in finance or accounting; Advanced Degrees, CMA, CPA a plus
  • 10+ Years of relevant financial and management experience
  • Manufacturing industry & cost accounting experience
  • Experience with data mining or planning applications
  • Experience with modern financial systems (e.g. SAP and Oracle EPM)
  • Advanced MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Dashboards and CRM) and attention to detail around producing high quality products and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent financial and business acumen
  • In-Depth understanding of key performance indices and their drivers
  • Active, effective communicator who drives a company vision/mission to align teams, critical resources, management, and stakeholders together with people leadership and development skills
  • Build relationships with a range of stakeholders across the company
  • Travel – as required but expected to travel regularly to company sites and events to build business knowledge and key stakeholder relationships



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!


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 23, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: ERP, Data Mining, Business Intelligence, CRM, Database, Technology