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Senior Staff Accountant - Lutz, FL


Lutz, FL, US, 33559

Company:  Preferred Materials Inc


Job ID:  148535


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of construction materials, and construction/paving services in the United States.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the Preferred Materials Region has facilities throughout the State of Florida, as well as Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.  Companies within the Preferred Region are leading providers of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregate materials, hot mix and warm mix asphalt, as well as design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Preferred is committed to being a great place to work, and to attracting and retaining exceptional employees.  We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.


Summary & Job Scope

This position is responsible for the support of our internal month-end close process, as well as accounting processes that support all business units within the company.


Essential Duties

  • Maintain financial records and general ledger in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist in month-end close with the preparation of journal entries, accrual entries, and accounting schedules in support of adjustments
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for general ledger balance sheet accounts to include but not limited to: cash, accrued payroll, accrued insurance, pre-paids, intercompany, etc.
  • Investigate and resolve unusual items and discrepancies in general ledger and sub-ledger accounts
  • Work with management to update and assess accruals on a monthly basis
  • Codes and reviews expenses as needed
  • Assist in the preparation of timely and complete financial statements and other reports provided to management
  • Assists in the compilation of documentation for internal and external audits
  • Provide support for monthly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Coordinate accounting and operational matters with other departments
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Prepare the account schedules that support the semi-annual close packages
  • Prepare monthly sales tax returns for the states of FL, GA, & SC
  • Maintain the property tax accrual schedule for the company’s various plant and office locations
  • Maintain Lease Input schedules in adherence to IFRS 16
  • Perform treasury functions that include: submission of positive pay files to the bank, monitor & resolve check exceptions, and reconciliation of the files via a workflow
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies regarding standard and common procedures to ensure SOX compliance
  • Participate in various special projects as required to assist the department and the company in achieving its goals and objectives
  • Additional tasks as assigned


Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or Associate’s Degree and 10+ years’ work experience


  • 5+ years’ General Ledger Accounting Experience
  • Experience with large ERP systems is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced constantly changing environment
  • Possess complex problem-solving skills with a research-focused, analytical mindset
  • Open and adaptable to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Positive, upbeat, friendly attitude and mindset
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, aptitude to focus on tasks until complete, and ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Capacity to follow up on pending issues
  • Dedication to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge and ability to place a high emphasis on controls surrounding financial reporting as it pertains to GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley guidelines


What CRH Americas 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!


Preferred Materials, Inc. 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 23, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

Job Segment: Transportation, ERP, Engineering, Technology