SIMON | Accountant-Corporate

Subsidiary: Simon


Simon, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, specializes in aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients. What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. To learn more about Simon visit  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Simon, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit

Job Summary:

Mid-level accounting role involved in general accounting functions including budgeting, auditing and financial analysis.

Main Responsibilities:

•    Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
•    Support, promote, and practice the Company core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
•    Prepare balance sheet reconciliations 
•    Prepare monthly financial statements and analyze data
•    Review and analyze monthly financial statements to ensure integrity is maintained (e.g. inventories, accounts receivables, appropriate profit and loss amounts)
•    Maintain general ledger accounts; responsible for the reconciliation and accuracy of one or more corporate accounts within a complex accounting system, and coordinates with regional accounting staff regarding company accounts
•    Communicate financial and administrative issues to regional and corporate management staff
•    Monitor accounting and administrative procedures, evaluate results, and recommend changes to improve systems and/or performance
•    Assist with credit card usage and expense reporting audits
•    Assist with monthly budgeting processes, including data entry and upload
•    Perform bank reconciliation 
•    Assist with cash forecasting activities
•    Assist with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing
•    Participate in external year-end audits as requested
•    Assist in preparation and organization of reports, presentations, and related financial documents
•    Travel to region offices as necessary
•    Perform other supporting accounting functions and complete related projects as assigned


•    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, or related field of study required
•    Valid driver’s license and clean driving history


•    3 or more years of relevant accounting experience preferred; construction accounting experience a plus
•    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
•    Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints, and interact professionally with others
•    Ability to interpret and apply generally accepted accounting principles
•    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
•    Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables
•    Proficiency in MS Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel), accounting software (JD Edwards a plus); payroll systems; and other related software

Physical Requirements:

•    Most work performed in an office environment; quiet to moderate noise level
•    Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 25 pounds 
•    Regularly required to use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Sitting for long periods (up to 8 hours or more) at a desk using a computer; with intermittent breaks
•    Occasionally required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; visiting work sites may require walking over uneven terrain and some exposure to dust, chemicals and loud noise
•    Some travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

Benefits and Perks:

•    Choice of 3 Medical Plan Options
•    Prescription Drug Coverage
•    Dental and Vision Plans
•    Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Options
•    Access to Telemedicine and Healthcare Advocacy Services
•    Employee Assistance Program 
•    Life and AD&D Insurance 
•    Disability Insurance 
•    Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
•    401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
•    Product and Service Group Discount Programs

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Benefit offerings subject to change.


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Simon) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Cheyenne