Staff Accountant (Entry Level) - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Job ID: 482608

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry's well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

Job Summary

This is a great opportunity for a staff account who is looking to develop his/her skillset while gaining exposure to a variety of corporate accounting and finance areas. The position will report to the Accounting Manager. Our team is responsible for the accounting and administration of 1,500+ leases for 20+ operating companies in our cloud-based lease administration software (Tririga) as well as the month end close for corporate. The staff accountant's primary role will be to manage the back-office lease accounting process from entry into the Tririga system to journal entry and IFRS/GAAP reporting. This is a vital role with future opportunity for career progression as the business grows. Prior experience with general accounting, journal entries, leases, lease software, ERP systems and being an effective collaborator are a plus; we are willing to train the right Accounting / Finance professional. The candidate should be detail-oriented, trustworthy, motivated with a focus on business partnerships and process improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lease Accounting: Review lease contracts and manage the accounting components of the lease portfolio through lease administration software, including key lease life cycle events, such as extensions, amendments, and terminations. Assist with preparation of disclosures, required by the Company or other regulatory authorities. Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining updated documentation, and providing recommendations, as appropriate
  • Corporate Accounting: Assist with the monthly close process, balance sheet reconciliations, GL review for coding accuracy, as well as internal and external audit requests and ad hoc reporting. Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for manager review and approval in alignment with corporate finance deadlines
  • Lease Accounting: Ability to read and interpret lease agreements and identify and load the key inputs for accounting purposes into lease software
  • Month-end/Year-end Close: Assist the period-end close process by ensuring the accurate and timely completion of all lease and other corporate accounting/finance entries and reconciliations
  • Reporting: Preparation of reporting for parent company and IFRS disclosures for lease accounting and other areas
  • Process improvement: Recommend and lead improvements to current processes
  • Collaboration: Maintain a great working relationship within our corporate finance team and with the teams in the divisions and departments
  • Ad hoc: Support ad hoc financial information requests, analyses, and other special projects, as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline
  • 1-3 years related work experience in Accounting or Finance (public or private)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Lease administration software, ERP and general ledger accounting experience is a plus
  • Assisted with month end close activities


  • Solid values and high standards of ethics, integrity, and trust
  • Action-oriented and purposeful
  • Ability to meet deadlines & a initiative-taker
  • Enthusiastic and professional, with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to network and build relationships with individuals of various experience and corporate levels both within and outside of the company
  • Ability to take direction, ask questions and receive feedback
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks


  • Action oriented
  • Ensures accountability
  • Communicates effectively
  • Drive Results
  • Plans & Aligns

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: Jun 3, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
Job Segment: Cloud, ERP, Business Process, Technology, Management

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