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Lehigh Hanson Staff Accountant - Cement in Irving, Texas

AutoReqId: 13929BR

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

Department: Accounting

Primary Location: Irving-TX

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Staff Accountant role is based in Irving, TX and reports directly to the Sr. Accounting Manager.

What you’ll get to do

  • Participate in all aspects of the month end close process, including preparation accrual, amortization, and other adjusting journal entries

  • Participate new SAP ERP system implementation

  • Reconcile all-Company US cash bank accounts, including depository, main concentration, and disbursement accounts monthly and work collaboratively with other SSC functions to resolve outstanding items

  • Prepare account analysis and reconciliations for assigned balance sheet accounts monthly

  • Analyze and review financial statements for multiple business units to ensure accuracy, consistency, and completeness of all relevant information.

  • Prepare and distribute reports and provide analysis/support as needed on a monthly basis.

  • Assist with annual audit requests

  • Participate and collaborate on special projects as needed

  • Respond to questions, resolve Accounting-related issues, and communicate effectively to operations and other functional areas.

  • Work closely with other functions within the SSC groups (A/P, A/R, Fixed Assets), Corporate Controlling, Region Finance, and local operations to administer standard business processes as a member of the Shared Services Center for North America.

  • Identify process improvement opportunities as it relates to the individual’s area of responsibility.

  • Deliver results individually and as a key team member in a fast paced, high performance culture.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • 2-5 years of experience preferred

  • Understanding of accounting fundamentals and principles

  • A proven track record in meeting deadlines and working collaboratively as part of a team are essential.

  • Critical thinking and strong analytical skills.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Blackline experience preferred

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with attention to details.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Proven experience collaborating with and building the capability of less experienced colleagues.

  • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability.

  • Strong tactical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Organizational influence with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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

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