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Division Accounting Manager 

Category Management  

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

Position Requirements

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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Career Level Mid-Career  
Years of Experience 5+ years  
Position Division Accounting Manager  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location CA Central Coast Materials Division Office, Santa Maria, CA  
About the Organization We are a diverse company, with rich history and dedicated employees. Our mission today is no different than it was a century ago - Building Value through People, Quality, and Service with Integrity, Technical Expertise, and Commitment to Our Relationships, Reliability, and Environmental Leadership.

At CalPortland, we pride ourselves in maximizing and building upon the efficiencies and strengths of a vertically integrated organization. From cement manufacturing and aggregate processing to ready-mixed concrete operations and construction, CalPortland is dedicated to using all of our resources to make our customers successful.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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