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Financial Applications Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

Oldcastle Materials Inc




Job ID:  151933


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview

Acts as a specialist for the Viewpoint and Proactis solutions in the North American Materials operations. Possesses excellent knowledge of Viewpoint and Proactis and gives expert advice on how the solution can work effectively and efficiently for CRH.  Simplifies and improves business processes leveraging Viewpoint and Proactis while providing support and issue resolution.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


  • Extensive working knowledge of Viewpoint modules.
  • Works closely with the business units across all CRH Materials, using Viewpoint to best support their business processes.
  • Performs regular Maintenance and Local Configuration of Viewpoint. 
  • Understands and troubleshoots Interfaces between legacy systems and Viewpoint or Proactis as required
  • Interaction with internal users to address and correct system issues identified. Recording support details utilizing an internal help desk ticketing system. 
  • Responsible for initial triage on all trouble shooting issues to determine what members of our larger IT should be involved.  Focus should center on involving the appropriate teams as early as possible to ensure timely resolution.
  • Interaction with software vendors to resolve software issues and make enhancement requests.
  • Responsible for updating use cases and test scripts for application testing.
  • Testing software upgrades and working with vendor to resolve any issues uncovered.  Upgrading user documentation to reflect upgrade enhancements.
  • Responsible for Change Management Process for financial applications ensuring completeness/accuracy of changes requested.
  • Developing and maintaining procedural documentation related to job functions.
  • Coordinating issue resolution with other support areas as required.
  • Development of quick reference tools to address the more common issues, and their solutions, within the software. 
  • Participation in Monthly, Semi-Annual audit compliance review and testing, providing supporting documentation as required
  • Participate as a member of the Viewpoint Team working to support and cross train on US and Canadian Viewpoint instances.
  • Assist with Acquisition projects as required
  • Special Projects as required





  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer related or accounting/finance discipline, or equivalent experience preferred
  • SQL database knowledge and intermediate SQL comprehension.
  • Viewpoint Construction Software or other accounting software support experience.
  • Viewpoint for Mobile or other time and production units tools
  • Purchase To Pay System experience
  • Experience in support of financial applications (AP, AR, GL, PR etc.).
  • Understanding of General Ledger systems.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required
  • Up to 20% travel


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Excellent verbal, written and analytical skills with the ability to actively listen and effectively understand concerns.
  • Excellent customer service skills combined with the ability to solve problems for internal clients.
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize issues and monitor progress.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong focus on meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team environment across multiple financial applications
  • Minimum 5 years exposure working with Viewpoint; preferably Construction industry


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 communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Usually, normal office working conditions.  
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours.

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


  • 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!


 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted:  May 28, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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