Share this Job

Area Controller - Brookshire, TX

Brookshire, TX, US, 77423

Precast Products



Job ID:  149236



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.


Job Summary


  • This position is responsible for the divisional accounting duties of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results.
  • The position is responsible for organizing, directing, collecting, summarizing, and interpreting financial data for the use of management, creditors, and taxing authorities.
  • Directs budget, forecasting, cost controls and accounting practices.
  • Helps develop forecasts for proposed projects, measures actual performance against operating plans and standards and interprets the results of operations for all levels of management.
  • This position would also assist in the analysis and integration of future acquisitions within the south-central region.
  • This is a hands­on controller’s position who will lead a growing team of plant accountants.




  • Perform the timely completion of the month­end financial close process including financial statement reporting
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget and forecast
  • Prepare all post­closing plant financial analysis, performance reports, and commentary review
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of divisions and departments
  • Demonstrate awareness of all elements of a region's financial statements
  • Assist with preparation of financial outlooks and forecasts
  • Identify issues and proactively initiate analyses / solutions to plant issues
  • Provide assistance as needed for the annual audit
  • Support the analytical needs of financial management
  • Coordinate divisional financial planning and budget management functions
  • Provide financial analyses as needed
  • Partner with plant management to increase plant efficiency and profitability
  • Track cost reduction projects and maintain required reporting
  • Perform ad hoc analysis
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions to include annual or as needed plant visits checking controls and inventory counts
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives
  • Assist in acquisition accounting and ERP integration
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance,
  • 7-10 years of progressive cost accounting and analysis experience with a major manufacturing organization along with at least 2 years’ experience in a supervisor position


Desired Characteristics


  • CPA or MBA preferable or equivalent, complementary work experience
  • Strong knowledge of management accounting, cost and inventory accounting, and IFRS with a major company or division of a large corporation
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
  • Ability to build comprehensive financial models detailing projected profitability and cash generation, familiar with the concepts of NPV, IRR and RONA
  • Comfortable working with all groups within the organization (including sales, operations, supply chain, etc.), and across multiple sites within the region
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings
  • Analytical skills are required to quickly grasp issues impacting the plant's financial results
  • IT aptitude with a major ERP, advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities
  • Experience building a team and assessing gaps in performance


What CRH Americas 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


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.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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

Date Posted:  Mar 25, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Chemical Engineer, Sales Operations, Supply, ERP, Plant Manager, Engineering, Sales, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing