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Finance Manager - Mundelein, IL

Mundelein, IL, US, 60060

Oldcastle APG
APG Central


Job ID:  302941


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Job Summary


The Finance Manager, reporting to the President will support Northfield, an Oldcastle APG company, by recommending and driving financial strategies, objectives and policies in a dynamic fast-paced business environment.  Northfield is a $180M company with 11 manufacturing plants and 2 distribution centers across the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin.


  • Leads financial processes that result in accurate reporting and support quality decision making
  • Leads finance team providing direction, coaching and development
  • Analyzes data that summarize and supports critical trends
  • Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification
  • Participates /advises in strategic business planning
  • Creates and supports an internal control environment that safeguards company assets
  • Supports initiatives driven down from the National level CFO
  • Fixed Asset and CAPEX reporting. Track and monitor all CAPEX projects
  • Inventory management
  • Meets accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Prepare property tax returns and reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance
  • Participate in the development of the corporation’s plan and programs as a strategic partner
  • Maintain standard costing
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
  • Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group
  • Audit locations and assist internal and external auditors
  • Assist in full accounting software integration and usability as needed
  • Oversees the preparation of plant and business line financial statements and analyzes same
  • Handle all lease accounting




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience
  • 8 - 10 years of leadership experience in general accounting/finance areas
  • Experience with standard cost accounting, inventory management, forecasting,  budgeting, GAAP/IFRS and Capex evaluation
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence others and deliver individual results
  • Experience supporting manufacturing / distribution business environment
  • Demonstrated experience with effectively leading teams, coaching and developing individuals
  • Some Travel Required




  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Knowledge of building materials industry


What CRH Americas 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 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.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company,  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 family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Oct 5, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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