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.
Oldcastle APG is looking to identify an Internal Controls Manager that will be focused on expanding coverage of our current internal controls program and developing innovative ideas to drive our controls environment and corporate governance forward. The role will report to the Director of Accounting & Controls and will be highly visible. The candidate will be an experienced manager and effective leader with a focus on business partnership and process improvement, as well as someone willing to perform detailed work. The individual will proactively engage with key stakeholders (internal and external) to build relationships and work to achieve desired outcomes. The candidate must be capable of assessing and anticipating risk and challenging and identifying ways to improve complex business processes. You will hold others accountable for making sound decisions that comply with policies and standards.
Risk Assessments & Segregation of Duties Analysis:
Liaise with main business partners to proactively identify new issues and/or review existing processes, find risks and opportunities for improvement, including segregation of duties conflict resolution, discuss and propose consistent controls and promote internal control best practices to support businesses objectives.
Process Improvement mindset:
Demonstrate initiative to improve operations; ability to analyze existing processes and identify areas for improvement and make recommendations.
Fraud Detection/Data Mining:
Evaluate processes to identify internal control weaknesses and potential for loss and develop recommendations to remediate and mitigate loss.
Contribute to the development of data mining, monitoring and analytics to detect patterns indicative of fraud.
Partner with internal stakeholders on loss prevention issues, fraud prevention measures and implementing loss prevention programs and controls across the organization.
Conduct "pre-audit" reviews of key controls to ensure quality, adherence to standards and reduce the risk of control deficiencies. Serve as primary point of contact with internal and external auditors in conducting control testing and coordinating efforts; including identifying deficiencies and work with business leaders to develop a plan for remediation and mitigation. Conduct inventory observations.
Training & Implementation:
Responsible for the development and delivery of internal controls-related training to team members and business stakeholders to enhance knowledge and understanding of risks and controls, including onboarding of acquired companies.
Liaise with IT controls specialist on implementation of IT SOX control environment; and, partner across multiple segments, businesses and functions to influence and accomplish objectives.
Visit the various manufacturing and office locations to partner and align with the business to conduct reviews, create policies and supervise inventory counts. Travel up to 25%.
Other duties as assigned.
Plans & Aligns
Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or equivalent; CPA, CFE and/or CIA preferred.
5+ years of progressive experience in internal controls management or controllership.
Proven experience assessing, developing, and implementing internal controls.
Experience with a large ERP system, preferably M3 and/or SAP and Blackline.
Ability to summarize and present SOX information in an organized, concise manner to effectively engage in making improvements and engage at all levels.
Ability to develop workflows and processes using: MS Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and other workflow or process development and management systems or applications.
Understands basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources.
Well organized and results oriented.
Confirmed capability to lead change.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and present executive level analyses.
What CRH Americas 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 Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date: May 17, 2023
Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
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