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Assistant Controller - Poland, ME

Poland, ME, US, 04274

Oldcastle APG
APG Lawn & Garden

 

Job ID:  447060

 

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.

 

Summary

 

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 to prepare the annual budgets; through reporting and analysis, identifies trends and collaborates with business leaders; provides suggestions in process improvements and margin effectiveness. 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.

 

This role offers flexibility for remote work. 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Prepares reports to forecast business activity and financial position
  • Assists in month end close, related journal entries, accruals, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepares and maintains documentation related to budgets and other related financial activity
  • Maintains 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
  • Analysis on bill of materials and overall standard costs to gauge accuracy and efficiency
  • 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
  • Minimum of 1 year of equivalent work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excel Proficiency
  • Financial Statement Literacy

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Manufacturing/Cost Accounting experience
  • Demonstrated experience with forecasting and financial statement analysis
  • Familiarity with Standard Cost Accounting, ERP interface, and General Ledger structure
  • A willingness to travel up to 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 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!

 

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 Posted:  Sep 20, 2022


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