Continental Cement Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE: SUM), is a cement manufacturer headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri with cement plants in Hannibal, Missouri and Davenport, Iowa. The Company has distribution facilities along the Mississippi River stretching from Minnesota in the north to Louisiana in the south. Cement has been manufactured at their Hannibal site since 1903.
The Accounting Manager will report to the CFO and will be based in Chesterfield, MO.
Lead the coordination of the month-end close process, including reporting results to Summit Materials
Prepare monthly management reports and quarterly GAAP financial reports
Ensure that all transactions and reconciliations are reported accurately and timely (accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, payroll, fixed assets, journal entries, etc.)
Approve and set up new vendors in the accounting system, while adhering to all internal controls
Complete credit checks for new customers and provide credit reporting on existing customers
Research technical issues for GAAP compliance as they arise
Provide support for external and internal audit functions
Ensure the documentation and implementation of controls in current and new processes are in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
Develop a thorough understanding of Summit’s accounting policy and ensure compliance
Manage the overall budget process in addition to creating the SG&A budget for the Company
Manage and direct work activities for the accounting and payroll team
Supervise and review work of staff accountants for month-end close and other special projects
Develop process improvements and partner with process owners to drive automation to accelerate the month end close timeline
Develop a detailed understanding of the operating companies’ core businesses
Super-user on ERP and Consolidation systems (Viewpoint and Hyperion, respectively)
Develop/maintain working relationships with operating company finance managers and general management
Bachelor’s degree in accounting
5 or more years of progressive finance experience with at least 3+ years in a supervisory capacity, preferably in the manufacturing industry
A solid foundation of accounting principles (US GAAP)
Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high performing teams
Proven ability to manage within a geographically diverse business
Solid communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to travel with minimal notice
Proficient with various accounting software (Viewpoint and Hyperion experience preferred) and advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated business process experience a plus
The Physical demands described herein 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 sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to communicate orally and in writing. The employee will occasionally be required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle or touch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision and the ability to adjust and focus.
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 primarily in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
The above job description has been designed to provide general guidelines for the identification of tasks, duties, and qualifications for the titled position and/or its successors. The description is not all inclusive of the duties that are performed by the incumbent and the incumbent may be assigned to duties other than those listed in this document as the work environment and essential functions of the job change.
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.