Controller - Bulls Gap, TN

Bulls Gap, TN, US, 37711

APG Headquarters


Job ID:  494174


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     


Job Summary


Establishes and maintains the plant’s financial principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives. Oversees the maintenance of fiscal records and preparation of financial reports. Analyzes and interprets cost, budget, policies and profit opportunity trends and presents findings and recommendations to executive leadership. Establishes and maintains procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with all relevant government and industry legislation and regulations.




  • Prepares monthly reports of results, monthly forecasts, annual operating budget, and strategic planning.

  • Responsible for internal controls at the plant for operations, sales, and finance.

  • Analyzes and accurately reports current month’s financial results to the plant, sales, and corporate management in accordance with corporate format and time constraints.

  • Submits all financial transactions, transmissions, and reporting on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Ensures accuracy of the physical inventory and reported results.

  • Investigates and explains book to physical adjustments.

  • Performs audits of bills of materials to ensure product costs are accurate and accounted for properly—reports audit results to executive leadership.

  • Ensures timely and accurate input of bill of material and price code changes.

  • Ensures bill of materials and costing accurately reflects production operations.

  • Maintains a perpetual inventory for finished goods and reconciles this perpetual to production, shipping, and returns daily.

  • Attends daily plant production meetings.

  • Performs daily walkthroughs of the plant with the Plant Manager to discuss production and costing issues. Reviews labor reporting and cost, material costs, manufacturing overhead, distribution cost, returns and inventory levels.

  • Conducts formal meetings with manufacturing, finance, and sales management to discuss any plant issues.

  • Documents and understands ERP/MRP systems, hardware, and reporting conventions.

  • Analyzes potential excess and obsolete inventory items monthly.

  • Reconciles all inter-company accounts monthly.

  • Ensures adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Policies—resolves questions of GAAP and internal controls with corporate financial management.

  • Other duties as assigned or deemed necessary determined based on the needs of the business.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field required.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulation, executive orders, rules and processes.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Requires 5+ years of related experience as a plant controller or cost manager in a manufacturing environment, with emphasis on cost accounting, reporting and variance analysis.  

  • High level of proficiency in PC spreadsheets (MS Excel) and ERP/MRP systems (SAP preferred).


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 APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  Jun 29, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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