Division Accounting Manager

Posted 6 months 3 days ago by CalPortland

Full Time
California, Santa Maria, United States, 93454
Job Description

This is us…
- Best-in-Class, industry leader with a rich history spanning over 125-years
- Largest building materials contributor to some of the West's biggest construction projects including:
- Los Angeles International Airport
- The new Rams Stadium
- Staples Center
- Wilshire Grand Center
- Recipient of numerous awards for environmental sustainability and energy conservation
- "Family" based company culture with a focus on safety
- Competitive compensation and excellent benefits

Job Summary:
Responsible for overall accounting and administrative activities, including department personnel management. Reports to division Vice President/General Manager.

• Compiles division monthly financial statements by gathering information from various systems
• Book required journal entries, adjustments, and accruals per GAAP requirements, in accordance with corporate policies and guidelines; complete the full accounting cycle for the division within the corporate office deadlines
• Maintains an organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions
• Manages month-end inventory and closing process working with plant and division managers
• Compile and review monthly P&L statements and resolve discrepancies
• Analyze and research variances and prepare reports to management
• Oversee record keeping/accounting for inventories of materials and supplies
• Ensure accuracy and timeliness of billing
• Implement the annual budgeting process per the direction of the division manager
• Provide supervision, guidance, and support for assigned local staff
• Assist direct reports with employee development and conduct annual employee development reviews
• Prepare financial presentations for quarterly review and monthly management meetings
• Work closely with corporate functions and peers in the other Materials Divisions on process improvement activities
• Provide input, support, and roll-out for corporate initiatives at the local level
• Ensure the cross-training and back-up planning for all related accounting/administrative functions at the division level
• Provide financial and administrative training and support for division sales and plant operations managers as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned by senior division management

Accounting Degree or minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience

• At least five years of direct accounting experience (e.g. staff accountant, bookkeeper, etc.)
• At least two years of related supervisory experience
• Prior inventory management
• Experience with a large ERP system
• Knowledge of office procedures and systems
• Proficiency with all MS Office software, especially Excel
• Strong leadership, supervisor, organization and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter with strong analytical skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Experience troubleshooting complex administrative business problems
• Able to produce analysis and recommendations for problem-solving and process improvements
• Team-player
• Strong sense of urgency and deadline driven

• Experience working in a construction materials business
• Experience with SAP

Conditions of Employment:
Successful candidate must submit to post offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

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