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Accountant (Canton, MI)

Canton, MI, US, 48188

Michigan Paving and Materials


Job ID:  478708


Michigan Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated CRH company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting, or our parent company at


Position Overview


We are currently seeking candidates for an open Accountant position for our company headquarters located in Canton, MI. This position will perform professional level accounting work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records. The position requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting functions. This individual is responsible for the general ledger, job cost. Additional responsibilities include performing monthly closings, maintenance of accounting files, and preparation/organization of various financial forms, reports, and financial analyses, etc. This individual may be asked to assist with ad-hoc projects and general office support tasks when necessary. These responsibilities and tasks will be coordinated with and supervised by the Controller or Assistant Controller.


Key Qualities


  • Must have considerable knowledge with basic accounting principles (i.e. journal entries, debits, credits, etc.) and accounting functions. Job cost and construction experience is a plus for this position.
  • Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with little direct supervision.
  • Ability to access and accurately input information.
  • Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines.
  • Willingness to learn the business and interact with divisions/operations.
  • Must adhere to 3 company pillars – safety, quality, and integrity.
  • Ability to communicate competently and professionally, both written and verbal.


Responsibilities and Expectations


  • Assist with producing monthly financial projections and yearly budgets.
  • Perform monthly close and related journal entries, which lead to the production of monthly financial statements.
  • Monthly review of job cost activity ensuring consistent and proper coding.
  • Work on one of several areas of the business such as taxes, fixed assets, banking, etc.
  • Support divisions/operations and demonstrate ability to provide quality customer service.






  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in the field of accounting or finance.




  • Background in construction accounting a plus but not required.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook applications.



What CRH 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


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!


Michigan Paving and Materials, 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:  Mar 8, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit