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Lehigh Hanson Sr Accounting Associate in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 15669BR

Line Of Business: Corporate Administration (SSC, IT, Employee Services, Etc.)

Department: Finance

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Senior Accounts Payable Associate within our Shared Service Center (SSC). This position will reside at the corporate office in Irving, Texas.

The Senior Accounts Payable Associate will be part of the Materials Processing Team, which is responsible for processing RMIM invoices via 3- way matching in JD Edwards while sustaining internal controls as outlined in the Accounts Payable procedures. The Accounts Payable Sr. Associate will work closely with our Ready-Mix Operations to ensure that the needs of the company, invoices & variances, vendors and plant personnel are consistently met. This includes completing all Accounts Payable functions timely and accurately while working in a fast paced, high performance culture.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest suppliers of heavy building materials to the construction industry in North America. Our companies produce a broad range of building materials, including cement, aggregates (crushed rock, sand and gravel), ready mixed and precast concrete, asphalt, concrete pipes, tiles and clay bricks.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the Heidelberg Cement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. The Group employs around 52,500 people at 2,500 locations in more than 40 countries.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

  • Accurate and timely processing of A/P invoices via 3 – way match into JD Edwards on a daily basis

  • Ability to meet all scheduled processing deadlines.

  • Post batches, print edit reports, and prepare all posted batches for scanning.

  • Reconcile vendor accounts using statements, open vouchers and/or paid vouchers.

  • Assist in identifying and resolving discrepancies in the 3-way match process.

  • Establish and maintain open communication with vendors, as well as internal and external customers.

  • Provide timely customer service for all calls, emails and questions from vendors, internal and external customers.

  • Special projects as assigned by management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred, or equivalent knowledge in experience

  • Minimum of 5-7 years previous accounts payable experience.

  • Must have AP/PO 3 – way matching experience.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work overtime to meet changing deadlines. Overtime is required at month-end close.

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written with the ability to maintain a professional approach at all times.

  • Ability to work well as part of a team environment, with a comfort level working independently as required.

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Strong keyboarding skills.

  • Desire and commitment to working in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), JD Edwards proficiency a plus.

COMPETENCIES

  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company.

  • Internal and external customer and market management.

  • Performance and result management.

  • People management (i.e. management of subordinates’ performance and enabling teamwork).

  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.

  • Establish trust and relationships.

  • Entrepreneurial management (i.e. consideration of long-term risks and opportunities).

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.

  • Demonstrated drive and initiative.

  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills.

  • Persuasion and negotiation skills.

  • Sustainable management (i.e. compliance with laws and regulations).

  • Professional competence (i.e. knowledge of the industry and cross-functional understanding.

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. We offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.

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Lehigh Hanson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity. M/F/D/V

Salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.

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