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Senior Cost Accountant-Springfield, MO

Springfield, MO, US, 65802

APAC - Missouri Inc.

 

Job ID:  459762

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

 

Job Description Summary

 

We are seeking a qualified, safety-minded, detail oriented, highly organized individual with strong computer and communication skills to work as a Senior Cost Accountant.  This position offers a diverse set of accounting related job responsibilities. The desired candidate will embrace a team concept when completing assigned tasks along with a strong commitment to perform high quality work, meet deadlines and finish assigned tasks while minimizing errors.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable SOX requirements
  • Supports the Assistant Controller and Operations Management team
  • Able to Lead and Manage one to two people
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against established targets
  • Preparing and presenting auditors with information and financial reports during an audit
  • Executes the monthly closing procedures which includes recording journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and ensuring all entries are properly recorded
  • Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Possess strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work under pressure handling multiple and shifting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including email, Internet, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Any other duties as assigned

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of Viewpoint Accounting System preferred
  • 2+ years cost accounting experience in a construction or manufacturing environment
  • Prior management of personnel a plus
  • Strong system and analytical skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • The ability to interact with employees at every level of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team and drive success
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated the ability to identify, foster and strengthen relationships with all constituents
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Mentoring and team building skills
  • Comfort operating in ambiguous environments
  • Listening skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Financial, analytical problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills for multidisciplinary projects
  • Action orientation and driven for results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

 

Work Requirements

  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk

 

 

Work Environment

  • Standard office environment
  • Tempo is fast paced
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate

 

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!

 

CRH 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 21, 2022


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