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Accountant - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  156699

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

 

Position Overview

Performs general accounting duties and responsibilities in a cement manufacturing plant environment. Prepares and maintains annual budget. Directly supervises accounting assistant performing A/P and payroll processes. Provides cost data to various departments as needed. Performs month end closing and reporting. Regularly exposed to confidential information requiring appropriate discretion. Works from general policies and objectives. Refers to supervisor when in need of clarification or interpretation of organizational policy. Exercises direct supervision over Administrative Assistant and Accounting Assistant.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Prepares annual budget and reconciles capital expenditures.
  • Prepares production and cost reports on monthly basis.
  • Performs reconciliation of raw material, work in process and finished goods reports.
  • Create and transmit daily shipping report.
  • Performs month-end closing by providing general ledger reconciliation and preparing journal entries and accruals.
  • Provides accounting support for A/P and payroll systems.
  • Enter and submit wage and salary payroll.
  • Supervises and/or directly performs the review/approval of A/P invoices for completeness and accuracy.
  • Receives, disburses and balances the petty cash fund.
  • Maintains plant equipment list, fixed asset list, licenses and titles of plant vehicles, and attendance records.
  • Establishes, communicates and assigns job responsibilities for administrative assistant.
  • Maintains filing and plant records as they pertain to accountant position.

 

Other Requirements

 

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Extensive knowledge of plant office responsibilities including payroll processing and accounting procedures.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word. Ability to utilize various software programs to maintain accurate records and generate reports.

 

Experience

 

  • Experience in similar position preferred

 

Licenses and Certifications

 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor's Degree

 

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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  Oct 11, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Seattle