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Senior Staff Accountant - Lunenburg, MA

Lunenburg, MA, US, 01462

PJ Keating Co



Job ID:  219921


P.J. Keating Company, a CRH company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company 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 analysis.
  • Providing assistance with budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • 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.
  • Forecasts preparation and reporting forecasts as required, analyze the current region financial status and project total fiscal year.
  • Ability to perform multi-tasks in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.
  • Adhere to any and 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 the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • 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. 




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




  • BS or BA in Accounting is required
  • At least 3 or more years of accounting experience


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 high 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!


P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Worcester