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VP Finance, Strategy & Development - Atlanta, Ga

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  299660


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.



Position Overview


The Vice President, Finance, Strategy & Development will be based in Atlanta and work as a member of the Strategy & Development team of Americas Materials (AMAT). In this capacity, the VP, Finance will partner with the Senior Vice President of Strategy & Development, division presidents, company presidents and other members of the senior leadership team across AMAT to provide accounting and finance support on various acquisition and divestiture projects.



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


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


Key responsibilities of the position include:


  • Lead the financial due diligence processes on acquisitions and divestitures
  • Assist in the analysis of multiple markets and strategic acquisition opportunities
  • Build analytical models and perform financial analysis to value acquisition opportunities
  • Provide clear accounting explanations and make well-founded recommendations to executive leadership concerning the financial soundness of prospective acquisitions
  • Partner with the other divisional VPs of Development and the CRH Development Group to coordinate and align M&A processes and facilitate the acquisition valuation process
  • Provide financial leadership and support for post-closing activities such as plant, mobile equipment, land and reserves valuations, opening balance sheet accounts, inventory adjustments construction work-in-process true-ups, and appropriate accounting structures
  • Ensure compliance with AMAT and CRH accounting policies throughout the acquisition/divestiture process
  • Other duties as assigned by management







  • Bachelor’s degree required (accounting or finance)
  • CPA beneficial
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience including a combination of accounting and general management experiences, plus acquisition and integration support
  • 5 years of industry experience is a significant benefit



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 in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be able to able to work under time constraints and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Travel approximately 40% with brief periods to 80%



Knowledge/Skill Requirements


The ideal candidate will demonstrate:


  • Strong leadership skills in the areas of finance and accounting
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Demonstrated project management capabilities for large and multidisciplinary projects requiring prioritization and execution skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Listening skills
  • Strategic thinking and high business acumen
  • Action orientation and drive for results
  • Ability to operate in ambiguous environments
  • Strong coaching, mentoring and team building skills



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


  • Primarily, normal office working conditions.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • 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


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


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.


CRH Americas 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 Americas family!


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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  Jun 30, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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