Assistant Controller - Lakeland, FL

Lakeland, FL, US, 33801

Lawn & Garden Headquarters


Job ID:  499167


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     




The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the integrity of accounting information and compliant business processes; acts to provide financial insight; works with the Controller and VP of Finance on thorough reporting and analysis, identifies trends and collaborates with business leaders; provides suggestions in process improvements and margin effectiveness; collaborates on annual budget. The ideal candidate will have worked as a Staff Accountant, or Financial Analyst in a manufacturing environment and is looking to take the next step in their career. The role reports to the Controller along with oversight from the VP of Finance.




  • Assists in month end close, related journal entries, accruals, and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Ensure processes are meeting internal controls to safeguard and mitigate risk to company assets 

  • Help ensure the integrity of data required by regional, corporate, and regulatory agencies 

  • Participate in fixed asset audits at the operating sites, and help prepare the monthly reconciliations and capital expenditure reporting

  • Monthly inventory postings and participation in periodic inventory observations/audits

  • Item and bill of material management

  • Analysis on bill of materials and overall standard costs to gauge accuracy and efficiency

  • Prepare reports to forecast business activity and financial position

  • Prepare and maintains documentation related to budgets and other related financial activity

  • Develop tools and reports that help analyze spending trends across our operating sites

  • Assist the Controller and VP of Finance with ways to improve processes and standard procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

  • 0+ years of equivalent work experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excel Proficiency

  • Financial Statement Literacy


Preferred Qualifications


  • Manufacturing/Cost Accounting experience

  • Experience with forecasting and financial statement analysis

  • Familiarity with Standard Cost Accounting, ERP interface, and General Ledger structure

  • A willingness to travel 10-15% of the time


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 a 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!


Oldcastle APG, 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:  Jul 1, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Lakeland

Job Segment: ERP, Technology