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Branch Accountant- Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  172262

Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.




This Professional will compile company accounting data to maintain the accounting records by performing the following duties:


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Individual will have responsibility for managing the Branch Accounting Department and Cost Accounting as well as performing general accounting duties. Specific duties include:

  • Make practical applications found in accounting standards and procedures for routine transactions
  • Collate and analyze daily / weekly / monthly cost data for variances from budget
  • Work directly with General Manager and Project Managers to provide financial guidance on multiple construction projects
  • Create project budgets in Viewpoint Accounting Software from Heavy Bid Estimating Software
  • Assume responsibility for the day-to-day operation of one or more sections, such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, general accounting, or a subordinate section
  • Process and place in line for payment vendor or contractor invoices; client invoice preparation, back charges, contract collections, etc.
  • Maintain multiple Excel spreadsheets for Project Pay Estimates, Subcontractor Cost, Backlog, Material Depletion
  • Interpret Construction contracts and sub-contractor agreements
  • Resolve discrepancies on invoices or reports by interfacing with other sections, departments, vendors (contractors), and clients
  • May be assigned to a relatively narrow and specialized segment dealing with some problem, function, or portion of work which is appropriate for this level
  • Assure that the assigned day-to-day operations are carried out in accordance with established accounting principles, policies, and objectives
  • Interpret and point out trends or deviations from standards
  • Project data into the future
  • The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented
  • Manage job cost review process with operations
  • Conduct Monthly review of all construction contracts for revenue and margin projections




  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience
  • Three years plus years in Accounting field, including heavy Cost Accounting experience
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft products including Excel
  • Construction experience preferred

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!


Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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