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Staff Accountant- Newington, CT

Newington, CT, US, 06111

Tilcon Connecticut Inc

 
 

Job ID:  155097

 

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!

 

Position Overview

Provides 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 analyses.
  • Liaising with the company’s regional operations.
  • Implement and follow accounting standards and controls as developed by or in conjunction with the Controller.
  • Processing of purchase orders, invoices and payment to vendors.
  • Reconciliation of local bank accounts and funding local accounts to corporate office.
  • 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.
  • Equipment:  accurate accounting of all mobile equipment, monitor fuel accounting systems, IFTA tax reporting, administer and manage vehicle leases – preparation of vehicle purchasing and proper follow-up to get vehicle into the fleet.
  • CAPEX; assist in preparation of capex proposals, monitor capex vs. budget
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets, analyze actual costs vs. budget.
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Adhere to 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 general public at all times.
  • 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. 

 

Qualifications

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

 

Education/Experience

  • BS or BA in Accounting is required
  • At least 2 to 4 years of accounting experience
  • Construction accounting software experience preferred but not required.

 

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 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

 

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!

 

Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  Sep 26, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering