Accounts Payable Lead

Austin, TX, US, 78726

Texas Regional Office

Job ID:  498668

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

Responsible for accurate and timely processing of all invoices, expense reports, miscellaneous vouchers, and
check requests per department policy and procedures.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


Train and mentor AP Specialists.
Assist with and initiate check run processes, ensuring accurate and timely payments to vendors, submittal of positive pay
files, and proper SOX documentation is maintained. Provide resolution for invoice coding issues.
Review and submit vendor changes.
Process voids, refunds, outstanding checks, and reissue payments as needed.
Assist Supervisor with monitoring OnBase/Proactis and aid with processing as needed to ensure team goals are met.
Direct all employee complaints, inquiries, and concerns to the appropriate level of management.
Foster a positive team culture and encourage open communication by recognizing individual and team accomplishments.
Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices/expense reports and recording entries.
Review data entry to ensure accuracy and proper coding of invoices.
Comprehensive understanding of AP metrics and Days Payable Outstanding (DPO) and how they are affected by daily
Manage daily processing of all invoices and discrepancies including Proactis, utilities, rentals, expedited payments, queries,
rejected items, etc.
Review and determine if an invoice should be registered as a PO or entered as a standalone.
Work with Supervisor to ensure priority items are processed and paid timely.
Responsible for vendor management, including tracking special vendor processes and issuing payments in a timely manner.
Process incoming mail and prepare checks for mailing.
Conduct research to provide vendors and internal stakeholders prompt resolution to payment discrepancies and questions.
Ensure proper SOX documentation is reviewed, approved, and maintained for audit.

Comprehensive understanding of accounts payable processes, policies, and procedures including invoice/accrual lifecycle.
Process monthly statements and manage relationships with active vendors to ensure accounts remain in good standing and
vendors are setup accurately in Viewpoint. Ability to use multiple AP systems including paperless processing of invoices.
Proactively work with other departments to obtain required approvals and other documentation.
Accurately deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high-volume culture.
Ability to adapt to changing and process driven environments.
Support CRH global led initiatives.
Deliver a high level of customer service and professionalism.
Perform other related duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.



Some college preferred, High School Degree or GED required.
Three (3) years’ experience in a data processing environment or 1 year plus experience with full cycle accounts payable.
Must have excellent alpha/numeric data entry skills. Able to read and follow written and verbal instructions and implement the same.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

Excellent computer skills using MS Office (Word and Excel), e-mail and an attitude for learning new software.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. High standards of ethics, integrity, and trust.
Ability to handle large volumes and a fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
Ability to meet individual deadlines, as well as work collaboratively with team to help them meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently and perform under deadline pressure.
Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

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, e-mail communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
May require sitting for extended periods of time.
May require periodically lifting objects up to 30 lbs.


Work Environment


Normal office work environment.
Tempo is fast paced with deadlines.
Must be proficient in Microsoft applications. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Willingness to work in a team environment and assist with other duties as required.
Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.


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 accommodation 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 a 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.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Data Entry, Administrative