Sr. Manager of Financial and Reporting Systems - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  489614

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with over 28,000 employees at close to 1,600 locations in 43 US States and 2 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


The Financial Planning and Reporting Systems Sr Manager you will be designing, developing and deploying technology and consistent processes in support of the financial planning, forecasting and reporting processes for CRH Americas Materials (AMAT).  This involves partnering finance and information technology to lead and drive improvements to the accuracy, timeliness and efficiency of the reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes leveraging existing and new technologies.  Monitoring and ensuring the performance of the current environment of Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Planning and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) with a strong customer focus is also key.  You will work cross functionally with the AMAT Corporate Finance, Regional Finance, AMAT FP&A, global FP&A team, and IT to successfully deploy solutions to improve these processes.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Lead the transition of Hyperion Planning and HFM to the new Oracle EPM cloud based environment.   All current functionality is expected to transition to the new environment, including FCCS, PBCS, Capex, Acquisitions/Divestments, Strategic Planning and Reporting.  
  • Act as a key stakeholder in the planning and definition of Financial Planning and Reporting systems (Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting) and work with our finance teams to:
    • Identify key processes that reside in financial systems to efficiently execute the financial planning, forecasting, and reporting functions.
    • Understand the existing financial consolidation and month end close reporting processes and work with key stakeholders to define and develop the future state. 
    • Provide direction on how to leverage Oracle EPM’s out of the box functionality, while enabling flexibility and adaptability within the application to support AMAT financial reporting to capture the most benefits.
  • Responsible for the System Development, Deployment and Maintenance of Financial Planning and Reporting systems.
    • Responsible for the development and maintenance of Americas Materials financial reporting systems, including and not limited to Hyperion financial management, Hyperion Planning and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management;
    • Responsible for the ownership of the consolidation framework that ensures accurate consolidation and financial reporting;
    • Maintain the integrity of the chart of accounts and related cross mappings between financial systems;
    • Support system activities around forecast, budget, volumes, and acquisition tracking systems to ensure functionality supports business needs
    • Identify and resolve issues critical to operational success.
  • Drive efficiency in FP&A processes by
    • Deploying technology to drive automation and best practices with forecasting and planning processes
    • Solve key business problems and challenges by enabling business transformation and charting a journey from the current consolidation state to a “to-be” enterprise environment.
    • Support improved processes through Identification of opportunities to bring innovative technology solutions (e.g., Cloud, RPA, Blockchain, AI, etc.)
    • Stay on top of current regulations, trends, and technologies influencing finance consolidation, analytics, and the CFO ecosystem
  • Project Management and Delivery
    • Oversee and manage IT projects and design of the systems within the Financial Planning and Reporting Environment.  This will require cross functional coordination with our AMAT finance teams and our IT teams.
    • Prioritize and delegate projects and tasks for the team.
    • Ensure transparency and accountability for tasks and deliverables
    • Effectively communicate project risks/issues with proposed solutions
  • Communication of key business and technical concepts transparently and timely in a manner that is audience appropriate.
  • Manage the resources and allocation of the resources available within the department
    • Develop and mentor direct reports, building a top performing team (attract and keep talent)
    • Ensure effective cross training of team members
    • Ensure process documentation is developed and maintained up to date
    • Look for shift left opportunities to move repetitive activities to the service desk
  • Responsible for Vendor relationship management when dealing with the Financial Planning and Reporting systems solutions
  • Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining updated documentation and providing recommendations






  • Expertise in Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Hyperion Planning and Oracle Enterprise Performance Management; Essbase, Smartview
  • Experience in complex consolidation, COA design, joint venture accounting.
  • At least 10+ years’ experience in EPM Cloud/Essbase, Hyperion Planning or Hyperion Financial Management
  • Accounting, Finance Hands on experiences .   
  • Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of financial ERP's and other financial systems to drive execution of forecasting and planning processes:
  • Strong knowledge of FP&A processes from corporate organizations through the region/country Planning Analysts
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Manage a department of 3+ employees
  • Experience of design and implementation of Planning applications a plus
  • Must be highly skilled in Excel and Hyperion or other Multi-Dimensional consolidation software; Oracle Data Integration (ODI), FDM, MS SQL Server experience a plus
  • Must manage complexity and be able to multi-task, be detailed oriented and possess strong organizational skills


Work Requirements


  • 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
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Influencer to team members to build the most effective and efficient team
  • Self-motivation and ability to operate independently
  • Demonstrate close attention to details and accuracy
  • Proactive problem solver able to anticipate issues and provide timely resolution
  • Ability to work comfortably in a changing environment
  • Able to retain and quickly apply the knowledge learned to the job function
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills to build effective company relationships


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 noise level in the work environment 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 Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Dec 8, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: ERP, Database, Oracle, Cloud, Performance Management, Technology, Human Resources