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Accountant - Parsippany, NJ

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Company:  Tilcon New York Inc

 

 

Job ID:  148642

 

Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., a CRH company operates.  Located in New York and New Jersey, Tilcon New York Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, water terminals, heavy highway construction division, asphalt and recycle plants.  Tilcon manufactures sells and ships, made in the USA, products of crushed stone, asphalt, sand, gravel and recycled materials throughout New York, New Jersey, and some areas of Pennsylvania.  Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Tilcon New York Inc., and CRH.

 

Position Overview

 

This position offers a diverse set of accounting related job responsibilities. The desired candidate will embrace a team concept when completing assigned tasks along with a strong commitment to do whatever is necessary to perform high quality work, meet deadlines and finish assigned tasks.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • To execute the closure of the monthly books, prepare monthly journal entries, reconcile balance sheet accounts, prepare monthly financial statements, and assist with cash management duties. 
  • Supports the organization with research and analysis of financial records as directed by management.
  • Ensure internal controls are maintained to safeguard the financial assets of the company. 
  • Records, reconciles and reports federal, state, county and local sales taxes.
  • Manage and reconcile inventory levels including equipment, supplies and raw materials.
  • Maintains and reconciles assigned balance sheet accounts and fixed asset system.
  • Coordinates posting and maintenance activities for the general ledger.
  • Executes the monthly closing procedures which include recording journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts and ensuring all entries are properly recorded.
  • Complete necessary journal entries as required.
  • Assist with the disposal of fixed assets.
  • Performs vendor and/or other financial analysis as directed by the Assistant Controller for support of business decisions by management.
  • Provide accurate and timely volume reporting weekly.
  • Process material purchase transactions weekly.
  • Assist with requests documentation related to external and internal audits.
  • Maintains professional demeanor in dealing with critical/confidential information; restricts discussion/knowledge of activity to a “need to know” basis.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

 

Marginal Duties and Functions

 

  • Assist other departments with special projects as needed.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

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

 

Education/Experience

Required

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Excel.
  • Effective analytical and communication skills required.

 

Preferred

 

  • 3+ years of experience in a financial accounting environment preferred.
  • Knowledge and/or previous related experience in financial accounting environment preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant

 

Work Requirements

 

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and company procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, technical, cross-functional environment.
  • Strong Project Management experience.  Must be able to prioritize.
  • Detailed oriented with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent visual design sense regarding clear and accurate presentation of data.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong computer knowledge
  • Ability to check own work to ensure accuracy.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance when needed
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures outlined in Employee Handbook. 
  • Must display a professional and courteous attitude toward co-workers, supervisors and general public at all times.  
  • Cleanliness & neatness of all equipment, tools, desks, & computers is a must at all times.
  • Be able to work independently, safely, have strong organization skills, and have a strong work ethic

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. 
  • The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time. 
  • The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to work in an office setting to on a computer using fingers and hands to make key strokes. 
  • The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, and walk. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

Competencies

 

  • Safety, Integrity, Quality – formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of OMG and Tilcon’s core values.
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Manages Ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

 

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!

 

Tilcon New York 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:  Feb 27, 2019


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