Holcim (US) Inc. Senior Cost Accountant in Golden, Colorado
To provide financial support and analysis on regional results, forecasts and plans. Timely compilation of reporting and analysis to assist business leaders in making informed decisions. Collaborate with other functions to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial data. Work with Corporate FP&A group to ensure reported results, forecasts and plans are accurate and variance communicated and understood.
Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
Provides accurate and timely reporting of actual performance versus forecast and budget to management team. Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports, presenting findings, analyses and recommendations. Performs special projects and analysis as directed. Reconciles transactions by comparing and correcting data
Maintain work in process (WIP) schedules and managing accuracy of the sub-ledgers.
Analyzing job costs, working with operational team to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
Performs the month end general accounting close for supported entities. Prepares complex journal entries. Includes review of account reconciliations for all appropriate balance sheet accounts.
Determines and improves financial status by comparing and analysing plans and forecasts with actual results including payroll, journal transfers, cash received sheets and various recharges.
Review and analyse regional financial results and identify areas for improvement
Assist in all Financial Planning activities with respect to monthly 18-month rolling forecast and Mid-Term plan.
Analyse financial plan data to identify potential risks/opportunities and present findings along with proposed actions to senior management for review and decision making.
Assist in the development of risk maps and functional plans
Analyse complex financial scenarios to provide detailed insight into business drivers and potential value creation opportunities; this may require gathering and interpreting of marketing, logistics, manufacturing, and system (SAP) data.
Represent finance on cross functional/regional projects and initiatives
Support monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements
Assist in the preparation of monthly reports to regional management
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBSVisible role providing financial analysis and support to Finance team and Regional Management team. Constant liaising, validating, challenging regional teams. Working closely with other functional and regional departments.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree
Field of Study Preferred: Accountancy or Finance
Required Work Experience: 3-5 years of relevent experience
Required Training/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree desired, MBA/CPA/CFA/CMA a plus
Required Computer and Software Skills: MS Office, Google suite, JDE, SAP, BPC
Travel Requirements: 20%
Strong decision-making and analytical skills
Self-starting, flexible and responsive; able to make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks/assignments within specified deadlines
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written
Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, as well as internal and external customers
Effective planning and organizational skills (balancing multiple tasks and assignments within specified deadlines including ability to articulate project status to supervisor, other team members and customers)
Previous Financial Analysis experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Previous experience in Aggregates & Construction materials environment advantageous
Any suitable combination of education, training or experience is acceptable.
Strong computer skills, including spread sheet and database applications
Position TypeSalaried Full-Time
CompanyAggregate Industries Management, Inc.