Staff Accountant - Newington, CT

Newington, CT, US, 06111

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  491257


Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH company, has played a vital role in building infrastructure around our state, serving the market from 23 locations throughout Connecticut.  As a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, Tilcon Connecticut has supported the construction of superior roads, buildings and bridges. The most respected name in the construction industry, from the quarry to the road, Tilcon Connecticut does it all!

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH is the company for you!  If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!


Compensation & Company Benefits:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus Potential
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • $1,000 Referral Bonuses 
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k with Roth option & Competitive Company Match
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement.


Position Overview


Staff Account is to provide support to the operating company by partnering with operations across the business in coordinating and performing accounting functions.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Completing monthly accounting closings.
  • Assist with parent company reporting.
  • Maintaining/monitoring accounting records.
  • Cash management and bank reconciliations.
  • Completion of various accounting projects and financial analysis.
  • Providing assistance with budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Liaising with the company’s regional operations.
  • Implement and follow accounting standards and controls as developed by or in conjunction with the Controller.
  • Month End Closings:  Journal entries, A/P accruals, inventory adjustments, review P&L’s – compare to budget and investigate variances, income recognition.
  • Review status of current jobs and post monthly income, sales and use taxes – ensure appropriate taxes are paid when necessary; provide Corporate with monthly calculation of tax payable.
  • Inventory Management of aggregates, liquid asphalt, fuels, etc.
  • CAPEX; assist in preparation of capex proposals, monitor capex vs. budget
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Adhere to any and all state and federal regulations, if applicable, as set forth by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), or any other regulatory agency.
  • Interface with operations, project managers and senior management on all aspects of accounting.
  • Respond to inquiries from Controller, Vice President and CFO.


Additional Responsibilities


  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, management and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Strict adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 




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




  • BS or BA in Accounting is required
  • Minimum 1 year of accounting experience


Work Requirements 


  • Individual must possess a working knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Practices and Procedures on manual and automated systems including P&L’s and relevant balance sheet accounts.
  • Must demonstrate strong numerical skills and the ability to analyze data and draw conclusions.
  • Attention to detail and presentation of the work product to a high standard is required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Individual must possess a questioning mind and the ability to think independently. 
  • Ability to challenge situations in a constructive manner and present reasonable alternatives.
  • Must possess superior problem-solving skills:  ability to identify and investigate potential problems with respect to accounting and internal control issues.
  • Self-directed and proactive, work independently with broad guidelines.
  • Build teamwork and cooperation among individuals and departments and partner regularly with operations in a consultative manner.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills by listening effectively, transmitting accurate information and actively seeking feedback.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Be dependable/reliable and follow through on commitments, producing timely work and pitching in to get the job completed with quality and precision.
  • Be attentive to detail and monitoring adherence to company standards.
  • Demonstrate a high proficiency with MS Excel, Windows and Word.
  • Understand and perform a variety of accounting tasks.
  • Assist with development, implementation, and documentation of internal controls.


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


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 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!


Tilcon Connecticut 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:  Feb 6, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering