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Staff Accountant - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Oldcastle APG
APG Headquarters


Job ID:  423625


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Job Summary

This is a great opportunity for a Staff Accountant who is looking to develop their skillset while gaining exposure to a variety of corporate accounting and finance areas.  The position will report to the Accounting Manager. 


Our team is responsible for the accounting and administration of 1,200+ leases for 20+ operating companies in our cloud-based lease administration software (Tririga).  The staff accountant’s primary role will be to manage the back-office lease accounting process from entry into Tririga system to journal entry and IFRS reporting. This is an important role with future opportunity for career progression as we are a growing business.  Prior experience with leases, lease software, ERP systems and being an effective collaborator is a plus; we are willing to train the right Accounting / Finance professional.  The candidate should be detail-oriented, trustworthy, motivated with a focus on business partnerships and process improvement.  


Job Function


  • Lease Accounting: Review lease contracts and manage the accounting components of the lease portfolio through lease administration software, including key lease life cycle events, such as extensions, amendments, and terminations. Eventual expansion of role to include lease payment processing and centralized billing by lease vendors. 

  • Corporate Accounting:  Assist with the monthly close process, balance sheet reconciliations, process payables, approve expenses, as well as internal and external audit requests. Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for manager review and approval in alignment with corporate finance deadlines.


Job Responsibilities


  • Lease Accounting- Ability to read and interpret lease agreements and identify and load the key inputs for accounting purposes into lease software.

  • Close-  Assist the period-end close process by ensuring the accurate and timely completion of all lease and other corporate accounting/finance entries and reconciliations. 

  • Reporting-  Assist with preparation of parent reporting and IFRS disclosures for lease accounting and other areas.  

  • Process Improvement-  Recommend and lead improvements to current processes.

  • Collaboration-  Maintain a great working relationship within our corporate finance team and with the teams in the divisions and departments.

  • Ad Hoc-  Support ad hoc financial information requests, analyses, and other special projects, as assigned.

  • Payment Processing- Prepare and process accounts payables efficiently and accurately to ensure timely vendor payments for corporate finance.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline

  • 1+ years related work experience in Accounting or Finance (public or private)

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • CPA track is a plus

  • Lease administration software, ERP and general ledger accounting experience is a plus



  • Solid values and high standards of ethics, integrity, and trust

  • Action-oriented and results-driven

  • Ability to meet deadlines & a self-starter

  • Enthusiastic and professional, with a ‘can-do’ attitude

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to network and build relationships with individuals of various experience and corporate levels both within and outside of the company

  • Ability to take direction, ask questions and receive feedback

  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jul 27, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Cloud, ERP, Business Process, Technology, Management