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Cost Accountant-Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, US, 39218

APAC - Mississippi



Job ID:  360936


APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!


Job Description Summary

We are seeking a qualified, safety-minded, detail oriented, highly organized individual with strong computer and communication skills to work as a Job Cost Accountant.  The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include: billing and subcontract processing, job cost analysis, managing change orders, assisting with construction backlog and projections, tracking lost tons and repairs, and other projects and duties as needed.



  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable SOX requirements
  • Supports the Controller and Operations Management team
  • Responsible for monthly billing and subcontract invoice processing
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against established targets
  • Supports the monthly close for job contracts which includes but is not limited to managing change orders, backlog and projections, etc.
  • Preparing and presenting auditors with information and financial reports during an audit
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Possess strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work under pressure handling multiple and shifting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including email, Internet, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and ability to work independently



  • The educational and experience requirement of the position include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Working knowledge of Viewpoint Accounting System preferred
  • 2+ years cost accounting experience in a construction or manufacturing
  • Strong system and analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • The ability to interact with employees at every level of the organization
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to identify, foster and strengthen relationships with all constituents
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Mentoring and team building skills
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure
  • Listening skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Financial, analytical problem solving skills
  • Project management skills for multidisciplinary projects
  • Action orientation and drive for results
  • Ability to analyze issues independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule.



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 Mississippi, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jan 14, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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