Inventory Accountant - Canton, MI

Canton, MI, US, 48188

Michigan Paving and Materials


Job ID:  487846


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 Inventory Accountant position for our company headquarters located in Canton, MI. This position is currently remote, with one day a week in the office.  This position will perform professional level inventory accounting work across all product lines. Considerable knowledge of inventory accounting principles and functions are required. This individual is responsible for our inventory module, including monthly inventory adjustments, maintenance of inventory master data, and preparation/organization of inventory flyovers, valuations, and financial analyses of variances, etc. Responsibilities and tasks will be coordinated with and supervised by the Controller or Assistant Controller.


Key Qualities


  • Must have considerable knowledge of inventory concepts and procedures and basic accounting principles (e.g., GAAP/IFRS, journal entries, debits, credits, etc.).
  • 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 in writing and verbally.


Responsibilities and Expectations


  • Coordinate and produce monthly aggregate flyover results using Propeller and book associated inventory adjustments.
  • Work with operations to book monthly physical to system inventory adjustments related to liquid asphalt cement and diesel. 
  • Analyze and research large inventory variances between physical and system inventory.
  • Coordinate and work with the accounting team to complete annual inventory valuations across all product lines.
  • Add materials to accounting systems as requested from operations.
  • Ensure scale calibrations are up to date.
  • Answer ad-hoc inventory questions as they come up from finance/operations.
  • Month end reporting.
  • Other duties as needed/assigned.






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




  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with inventory.
  • Background in construction accounting is a plus.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Outlook applications.
  • Must have experience in ERP systems. Viewpoint or SAP a plus (GR/IR). 


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!


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:  Nov 15, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Inventory, ERP, SAP, Operations, Technology