Cost Accountant - Fayetteville, AR

Recruiter
CRH
Location
Fayetteville
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
24 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job ID: 155154
APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready–mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC–Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

Job Description Summary
We are seeking a qualified, safety–minded, detail oriented, highly organized individual with strong computer and communication skills to work as a Cost Accountant. This position offers a diverse set of entry level and accounting related job responsibilities. The desired candidate will embrace a team concept when completing assigned tasks along with a strong commitment to do whatever is necessary to perform high quality work, meet deadlines and finish assigned tasks.

Responsibilities
  • Key responsibilities of the position include:
  • Ensure company compliance with all applicable SOX requirements
  • Supports the Controller and Operations Management team.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against established targets
  • Preparing and presenting auditors with information and financial reports during an audit
  • Executes the monthly closing procedures which include recording journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and ensuring all entries are properly recorded.
  • Assist in establishing short– and long–range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Possess strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work under pressure handling multiple and shifting priorities
  • Excellent computer skills including email, Internet, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Must demonstrate strong attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Any other duties as assigned
Education/Experience
The educational and experience requirement of the position include:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Viewpoint Accounting System preferred.
  • 2+ years cost accounting experience in a construction or manufacturing.
  • Strong system and analytical skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge.
  • The ability to interact with employees at every level of the organization.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude.
Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, foster and strengthen relationships with all constituents
  • Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
  • Mentoring and team building skills
  • Comfort operating in ambiguous environments
  • Listening skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Financial, analytical problem–solving skills
  • Project management skills for multidisciplinary projects
  • Action orientation and drive for results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Work Requirements
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co–workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision.
Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
Work Environment
  • Standard office environment.
  • Tempo is fast–paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.
What CRH Americas Offers You
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
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! 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 Americas family!

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
EOE/Vet/Disability––If you want to know more, please click on this link .

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