Senior Accounts Payable Utility Specialist - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  488750



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.




The Senior Accounts Payable Utility Specialist will be expected to be the subject matter expert for all aspects of the utility invoicing and payment process. Areas of focus will include the timely processing of invoices, and other strategic projects to enhance the efficiency and controls of the department. This role will be responsible for studying and understanding upcoming opportunities planned by utilities, identifying trends from large data sets and disseminating information to leadership. This role will report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and provide quantitative and qualitative data and derive insights that will be used to inform strategic direction. We are building an AP team of high performers and trusted partners who leverage data to deliver strategic insights and empower decision-making, solve problems, and mitigate risks. These teammates process invoices timely and accurately to safeguard the company’s assets and maintain healthy account relationships.


Essential Details


  • Will provide support on invoice queries, payment status, and other AP Utility-related inquiries.
  • Ability to think and react quickly with a large degree of accuracy, confidence, and focus on customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare utility billing year-end accruals and related audit paperwork for annual audit.
  • Develop strong partnerships with cross-functional teams.
  • Accountable for the daily processing and verifying invoices and other payments.
  • Provides back-up to other members of the AP team and perform some administrative tasks with AP invoices, vendor inquiries, and AP file maintenance.
  • Verify approvals and accuracy of invoice data entry and supporting information processed through the ERP.
  • Reconcile utility vendor statements in a timely manner.
  • Analyze and code invoices to proper accounts and accrue sales/uses taxes subject to state and local tax regulations. Prepare adjusting journal entries for changes/corrections in the ERP -General Ledger system.
  • Develop and maintain both healthy and highly respectful business relationships with all appropriate internal and external stakeholders through professionalism, responsiveness, and superb customer service.
  • Can use influence to ensure indirect resources support the assigned task(s) when required.




  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a business curriculum which included the completion of some accounting coursework.
  • Ideally, 5+ years of accounts payable and/or accounting background.
  • Must have substantial ERP AP system experience; SAP is a plus.
  • Advanced Computer skills with MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously under high pressure and within demanding time constraints.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills including the ability to move between priorities, exercise independent thinking, improve process and gain efficiencies. Leads continual improvement projects that simplify how the third-party utility payment is made.
  • Communicates with ease up and down an organization, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collect and analyze data provided by vendors; deliver ad hoc reporting to Leadership depicting trends and anomalies.
  • Assess and modernize monthly reporting for large utility vendors; leverage technology to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of the function requirements.


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:  Nov 11, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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