Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Accounts Payable Associate - Sherman Concrete - Birmingham-AL in Birmingham, Alabama

AutoReqId: 15336BR

Line Of Business: Regional Administration

Department: Accounting

Primary Location: Birmingham-AL

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Sherman Industries LLC is a Birmingham company founded in 1935 that is owned by Lehigh Hanson and Heidelberg Cement, a leading supplier of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete that employs 50,000 people in 50 countries across the world. Our products are used for the construction of houses, infrastructure, and commercial and industrial facilities, thus meeting the demands of a growing world population for housing, mobility, and economic development.

The Accounts Payable Associate will work at Sherman Industries’ Birmingham office located in the US Highway 280 - Inverness area and is responsible for accounts payable and inventory accounting for 15 ready-mix concrete plants located across North Central Alabama.

What you’ll get to do

  • Review invoices against purchase orders, check sales taxes, code and scan invoices into the OnBase/MAP system in a timely and accurate manner for approval and payment by Materials Accounting.

  • Review and approve processing of production facility raw inventory transactions daily, create and maintain purchase orders and update unit costs and fuel surcharges in the ERP system as provided by the Inbound Materials Manager.

  • Reconcile monthly vendor account statements to ERP system and work with suppliers and the Shared Service Center to resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Plan and organize individual work tasks to meet deadlines for invoice approval and accounting month end close.

  • Maintain vehicle records, annual registrations and prepare information for filing of fuel tax returns for light truck fleet, ready-mix concrete trucks and internal hauling division.

  • Assist the Analyst and Operations Manager with special projects occasionally when needed.

  • Provide exceptional service to internal customers in a Team environment including plant production supervisors, area operations managers, maintenance facility manager and general manager.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of three (3) years previous accounts payable experience.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required and preferably completion of some college courses (Lehigh Hanson offers a tuition reimbursement program after 1 year of employment and approval by management).

  • Requires a person with competence and focused on quality that can accurately review and check invoices and accounting transactions with an attention to detail.

  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office including intermediate knowledge of Excel.

  • Ability to plan and prioritize tasks according to deadlines.

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and OnBase proficiency a plus.

  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop both personally and professionally.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Recent AP experience

  • OnBase, JD Edwards and SAP

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions


Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled