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Accounting Specialist - Mundelein, IL

Mundelein, IL, US, 60060

Oldcastle APG
APG Central

 

Job ID:  346107

 

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 Accounting Specialist will assist in the performance and maintenance of the financial activities of the organization with responsibility for the day to day activities of AP/AR team associates.  The accounting specialist will actively support and perform the accounting function in the areas of AP, AR, and general accounting.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Assist controller with standardization of processes and procedures performed by support/admin personnel as it relates to the efficiencies of the AP/AR team
  • Prepares, posts, verifies, and records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable
  • Creates invoices according to company practices; submits invoices to customers
  • Draft correspondence for standard past-due accounts and collections, identifies delinquent accounts by reviewing files, and contacts delinquent accountholders to request payment
  • Creates reports regarding the status of customer accounts as requested
  • Researches customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Collections Manager and other staff
  • Collaborates with the Collections Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic (at least bimonthly) basis
  • Assists in generating monthly billing statements based on the general ledger
  • Perform 3-way match on invoices received through purchase orders
  • Process non-purchase order invoices received
  • Respond to inquiries from vendors and research/resolve outstanding issues
  • Prepare weekly reports
  • Copy, files, scan, and retrieve materials as needed
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements/Education/Experience

 

  • Associate's degree or bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • At least 3 years of related experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to build quality relationships
  • Goal-driven with attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to anticipate work needs and interact professionally with customers, vendors and co-workers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software as well as other accounting software programs
  • Ability to operate related office equipment, such as computers, 10-key calculators, and copiers

 

Physical Environment

 

  • Lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

What CRH Americas 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 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.

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company,  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 family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

Date Posted:  Jan 6, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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