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Staff Accountant-Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, US, 39218

APAC - Mississippi

 

 

Job ID:  406880

 

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!

 

Position Overview
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.        
  • Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers and sub-ledgers.
  • Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services.               
  • Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective procedures.       
  • Performs Accounting Clerk and Bookkeeper duties
  • Posts data and balances accounts.
  • Verifies and posts details of business transactions, such as funds received and disbursed, and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases.         
  • Extracts general ledger information.
  • Reconciles report discrepancies and problems.           
  • Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures.          
  • Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections.     
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.     
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Collects appropriate data for preparation of federal, state, and local reports and tax returns. 
  • Assist in compilation of cost information to be used in operating budget preparation.
  • Provide backup to Controller as needed/required.
  • Perform other duties or special projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and 2-3 years of related experience required

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background checks.
  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required (less than 10% of the time).

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.                                    
  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

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.

  • Ability to communicate with others by telephone, and in person.
  • Ability to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.

 

 

Work Environment

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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!

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc., 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 Posted:  May 12, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi