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Manager, IT Finance - Atlanta, GA


Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc



Job ID:  146811


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


The Manager, IT Finance & Administration position is responsible for working closely with IT management to design and direct all functional areas within the IT Finance organization, including IT financial processes, policies, and procedures. The successful candidate is a well-rounded, experienced leader with proven experience in managing and analyzing IT financials. He/she will be a detailed oriented, analytical professional with excellent communication skills – able to speak to technical details, as well as summarize complex technical terms into easy to understand concepts for non-IT business leaders.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter who can balance administrative tasks with project execution.  They must be keenly skilled to meet demanding commitments and manage communications with/between executives, stakeholders, and technical teams. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


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


  • Oversee the planning and/or implementation of assigned enterprise IT financial projects through the full life cycle from project definition and approval through implementation and evaluation of all project deliverables.
  • Design, develop and manage IT budget, forecast and actual spend for IT cost centers, following proper accounting practices and ensuring proper support.
  • Track and manage acquisition and integration activities and support, including the development of an acquisition dashboard within the Apptio TBM tool
  • Develop a clearly defined month end closing calendar and process to support the timely submittal of month end entries and ensure compliance by IT financial team
  • Develop reporting within Apptio that mirrors our Corporate Finance Hyperion reports and establish a cadence to ensure we have information to support monthly executive financial summary reports to be shared with Corp Finance
  • Develop and maintain metrics regarding IT financial performance
  • Work closely with IT Executive Leadership Team (ELT), other levels of management and Corporate finance to ensure the timely, accurate and comprehensive analysis of IT financial data.
  • Leverage the Apptio Technology Business Management (TBM) tool to evolve overall technology reporting and educate broader IT team and organization.
  • Day to day management, training and oversight of the IT finance department employees
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow relationships vital to the success of the IT finance function.
  • Other duties as assigned.






  • Minimum of 5 years of IT financial experience or business finance/accounting with supporting IT knowledge.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or another relevant field.
  • Experience working in complex, distributed business preferred.
  • Extensive experience with budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Strong competency with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • TBM or similar IT financial platforms a plus.
  • Understanding infrastructure technologies and technology service management a plus.
  • Six Sigma, Lean or other TQM certification a plus.


Work Requirements


  • May require up to 30% travel in North America


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Ability to consistently drive self and others to achieve results despite obstacles and setbacks.
  • Must possess strong oral / written communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to achieve results with a hands-on, collaborative approach; works well in a team.
  • Proficient in encouraging diverse thinking to promote and nurture innovation.
  • Demonstrated ability to align career development goals with organizational objectives.
  • Ability to understand customers’ need and concerns and be able to customize services and products as appropriate.
  • Strong understanding of business drivers and how strategies and tactics play out in the market to guide actions.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to build and manage IT Finance management processes and reporting tools.
  • Flexible in conforming to shifting priorities and developing ad-hoc analysis.
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, communication, and project management skills a must.
  • Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented with respect to documentation and communication.
  • Must have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.
  • Must have experience in managing and working with distributed team members.


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


Usually, normal office working conditions.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 


  • 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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