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Business Analyst - Farmington Hills, MI

Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Michigan Paving and Materials

Job ID:  150874

Cadillac Asphalt, a vertically integrated CRH Americas Materials Company, joint venture company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting or our parent company at

Position Overview


Provide operating managers and staff with full and appropriate financial management information and strategic support including budgeting, forecasting, and operational analysis.  Support the business team with functional reports allowing for business interpretation and key business drivers.  Work amongst the team to analyze and recommend potential business improvements.  Interact with business leadership group and other team members to facilitate knowledgeable discussions which are data driven.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Provide financial support for operating Managers and the General Manager
  • Interpret events and activities from a financial perspective (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Assist key managers with operational strategy issues
  • Provide informative, timely, and reliable financial information, reports, and analysis for local senior management
  • Evaluate data pertaining to costs in order to develop forecasts and budgets
  • Prepare operational and risk reports for management analysis


Other Responsibilities


  • Continuous improvement of operating efficiencies
  • Analysis of financial results
  • Detailed knowledge of Product Line/Market business models and operations
  • Strong ability to influence with and without authority




  • 3 or more years’ of financial management experience with increasing responsibility
  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong computer/system utilization skills – MS suite, Analytic Tools, Accounting Software
  • Demonstrated financial/business analysis skills
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal framework and direction
  • Understanding of construction business and/or logic based systems
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Action Oriented
    • Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  • Customer Focus
    • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Informing
    • Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information.
  • Listening
    • Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.
  • Peer Relationships
    • Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.
  • Time Management
    • Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.


Physical Requirements


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

  • Work may be performed in an office setting and outside on a job site. Physical requirements include sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, twisting
  • Majority of the work is conducted in an office setting. May also be required to go to another division or off-site meeting.


Work Environment


  • This position will work the majority of the time in an office setting but may also on limited occasions work outdoors on a job site and in a plant. Work environment will vary depending on job task.


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!


Cadillac Asphalt is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Jun 21, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Business Analyst, Construction, Technology, Engineering