Job Posting for Assistant Finance Director-NWA at APAC - Central-Central West Region - NWA
Job ID: 472724
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!
Directs corporate accounting for the companies of the Central West and leads transactional accounting shared business services based in Fayetteville, AR. This position reports to the Central West Region Finance Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Leads transactional accounting shared business services (A/P, Payroll, Cash Application, and Material Billing) based in Fayetteville, AR in support of the operating Central West companies of the Central West Region.
Champions collaboration with the West Division’s other shared business services teams based in Northern Utah and Spokane in efforts to identify best practices.
Champions collaboration with Regional Procurement team to ensure strategic alignment and better support for our stakeholders.
Champions collaboration with key business stakeholders to ensure share business service is able to support business initiatives.
Champions collaboration with the Overland Park, KS team to be a backup for each other’s team.
Oversees transactional accounting close processes and certain corporate accounting duties working closely with Central West’s regional controllers and other stakeholders.
Assists with budgets for administrative overhead and operating cash flow.
Ensures compliance with CRH America’s Materials and West Division policies and procedures and internal controls (SOX).
Performs / reviews balance sheet reconciliations including bank reconciliations, etc. Manages maintenance of banking information working with CRH America’s Materials treasury department.
Works closely with Central West Region Finance Director to pro-actively develop and implement efficiencies in all activities, focusing on reducing costs, cash flow, and process improvement initiatives across the region
Strong project management skills including the ability to prioritize among multiple requirements and deadlines
Problem-solving, critical thinking and the ability to drive change, including influencing skills
Lead external / internal audits and other compliance audits (sales, union, tax & use tax, etc.).
Coaches and motivates team.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Excellent communication (oral, written) and presentation skills
High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust
Strong work ethic
Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Orientation for action and driven for results
Experience directing organizational change within a company
Strong leadership skills; motivating others, coaching, delegation, team building and conflict management
Effective interpersonal skills; building rapport, active listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback
The ability to deal with ambiguity and facilitate change
Master’s degree in Accounting
CMA or CPA
5 years of relevant experience
Ability to create SQL and Ad Hoc reports
Travel approximately 10%
Must be 18 years in age or older.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
Residency within assigned territory is a requirement.
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.
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.
Must have the ability to work without close supervision.
Highly developed oral, verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management.
Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Demonstrate effective skills in dealing with employees at all levels.
Ability to be a self-starter and able to operate under general guidelines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software package.
Ability to make presentations in front of many people.
Ability to provide and understand detailed information.
Ability to analyze issues independently.
Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
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, walk and bend.
Standard office environment and visits to field sites as needed.
Tempo is fast-paced with deadlines.
The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What CRH Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.
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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!
APAC Central Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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