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Manager, Accounting and FP&A - Atlanta, GA


Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc



Job ID:  145836


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


As part of the global diversified building materials group, CRH, Americas Materials (AMAT) is currently recruiting for the position of Manager, Accounting and Financial Planning and Analysis (“FP&A”) within the Corporate Finance team based in Atlanta, GA. The successful candidate will be expected to bring significant experience to the role and will gain a comprehensive understanding of the processes underlying the production of financial and management support information for a publicly listed company.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Perform the monthly closing and forecasting process for the Group and provide high quality, timely and accurate information to the President, CFO and supporting functions
  • Complete an in depth analytical analysis of the monthly performance
  • Key leader in serving as business partner to the senior CRH leadership including CFO in the monthly close, forecasting, FP&A and the annual development of the strategic plan
  • Performs financial analysis related to sales, volumes, price, gross margin, SG&A, working capital, capital investments, rate of return, financial performance and other financial metrics
  • Leads analysis and preparation of reports, graphs and charts with strong focus on providing new and insightful analysis to senior management
  • Analyze operational and financial data, investigate variances, identify business drivers and evaluate their impact on planned objectives, compile meaningful variance analysis commentary for management
  • Provides support in gathering analyzing and consolidating the annual budget and strategic plan while serving as a liaison between finance, senior management, divisions and operating companies.
  • Foster an environment that promotes CRH’s goals, principles and encourages continuous improvement
  • Compilation of interim and year-end financial reporting packages for public stock exchange disclosure
  • Liaising with external and internal auditors
  • Assist in ongoing process improvement and automation of the reporting systems; Hyperion Planning, HFM
  • Work with the Corporate Controller on documentation and implementation of procedures as needed
  • Ad hoc projects as needed




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




  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or a related field
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in a public accounting firm or in industry
  • Certifications – CPA, CMA, MBA, CA preferred
  • Previous relevant experience in an operations/manufacturing environment preferred


Work Requirements


  • Must have high proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • High intellectual rigor and curiosity
  • Strong financial and analytical background is essential
  • Knowledge of financial reporting and consolidation systems such as Hyperion Financial Manager or Hyperion Planning preferred
  • Advanced analytical skills with a high attention to detail
  • Action oriented and effectively drives for results
  • Reliable to carry out tasks independently and collaboratively
  • A team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to challenge others, lead discussions, and influence ideas and convey opinions to all levels
  • Ability to deliver on time and under tight deadlines
  • High career aspirations and geographically mobile


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!


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CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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