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Finance Director- Central West Region, Fayetteville, AR

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72703

APAC - Central Inc.

 

Job ID:  222679

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

 

Position Overview

 

Directs corporate accounting for the companies of the Central West and leads transactional accounting shared business services based in Fayetteville, AR.  This position reports to the West Division CFO with a dotted line reporting structure to the Central West Regional CFO. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Leads transactional accounting shared business services (A/P, Payroll, A/R including cash application, Material Billing) based in Fayetteville in support of the operating companies of the Central West Region. 
  • Champions collaboration with the West Division’s other shared business services teams based in Northern Utah and Spokane.  Leads division-wide A/P workstream team to set common goals and identify and implement best practices.
  • Oversees transactional accounting close processes and certain corporate accounting duties working closely with Central West’s regional controllers and other stakeholders.
  • Assists with budgets for administrative overhead and operating cash flow.
  • Ensures compliance with CRH America’s Materials and West Division policies and procedures and internal controls (SOX).
  • Performs / reviews balance sheet reconciliations including bank reconciliations, etc.  Manages maintenance of banking information working with CRH America’s Materials treasury department.
  • Partner with VP of Finance to maintain the GL structure in Viewpoint and Hyperion.
  • Works closely with Regional CFO to develop and implement cost control, cash flow, and process improvement initiatives across the region
  • Assist with extrernal/internal audits and other compliance audits (sales & use tax, etc.)
  • Coaches accounting staff.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Excellent communication (oral, written) and presentation skills
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Orientation for action and driven for results
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to prioritize among multiple requirements and deadlines
  • Experience directing organizational change within a company
  • Strong leadership skills; motivating others, coaching, delegation, team building and conflict management
  • Effective interpersonal skills; building rapport, active listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback
  • The ability to deal with ambiguity and facilitate change

 

Preferences

 

  • Master’s degree in Accounting
  • CMA or CPA
  • 5+ years of relevant experience

 

Additional Requirements

 

  • Travel approximately 10%

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Residency within assigned territory is a requirement.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Highly developed oral, verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • Demonstrate effective skills in dealing with employees at all levels.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and able to operate under general guidelines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software package.
  • Ability to make presentations in front of many people.
  • Ability to provide and understand detailed information.
  • Ability to analyze issues independently.
  • Ability to 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 stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and bend.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Standard office environment and visits to field sites as needed.
  • Tempo is fast paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.

 

What CRH Americas 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!

 

APAC  Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

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