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SIMON | Regional Controller - Rapid City, SD

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Country: US, 57702

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon

 

 

Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon 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. 

Mission

This is a senior level position in accounting and the main focus is coordinating all financial reporting functions for the regional operations. This employee would use accounting and economic skills to evaluate operating data, business trends and prepare financial statements that comply with industry practices, regulatory requirements, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Responsibilities

  • Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
  • Responsible for the administration, budgeting and financial accounting for the region including ensuring job cost integrity.
  • Prepare, review, and analyze monthly financial reports to ensure integrity is maintained, e.g., inventories, accounts receivable.
  • Communicate financial and administrative issues with management (e.g., Corporate Controller, Chief Financial Officer, and President.
  • Review operating costs and propose potential areas of cost reduction. 
  • Analyze detailed job revenue, cost, and accrual information. 
  • Work with operations to assure proper flow of accounting information. 
  • Coordinate year-end inventory analysis, develop waste factors, standard inventory cost and selected monthly schedules. 
  • Participate in external and internal year-end audits. 
  • Analyze and assimilate new acquisitions in regard to accounting and administrative issues. 
  • Monitor and oversee accounts receivables.
  • Maintain aging records, collections, and data entry.
  • Assist in preparation and organization of monthly activity reports.
  • Work with estimators to assure proper costs are used in the estimation process.
  • Assist in preparation of annual plans, forecasts, and budgets.
  • Coordinate and maintain proper internal control structure for the region. 
  • Assist the Regional Manager and/or Corporate Controller with special projects as necessary.

  • Supervise clerical, administrative and financial staff including hiring, training, and evaluation. 
  • Report financial results to Regional Manager and Corporate Controller.
  • Implement policies and procedures developed at the Regional and Corporate level.
  • Directly responsible to the Regional Manager; maintain close interactions with and be indirectly responsible to the Corporate Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Recommend to management strategies, objectives, and policies for the company. 
  • Prepare/coordinate reports required by regulatory agencies, e.g., sales and use tax, highway use tax.
  • Maintain applications, including regulatory reports.

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Four years or more of accounting experience preferred
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CFM (Certified Financial Managers), or CMA (Certified Management Accountant) preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to work with a diverse team, with attending to mentorship and professional development of staff 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel),
  • Proficiency in accounting programs including JD Edwards preferred
  • Ability to apply accounting concepts such as debits, credits, reconciliation, analysis, etc. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. 
  • Valid drivers’ license with clean driving history required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Most work performed in an office environment; quiet to moderate noise level
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 35 pounds 
  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, handle, and manipulate objects
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
  • Frequently required to sit for long periods at a desk using a computer
  • Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions
  • Some travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

 

Workplace Values Requirements

  • Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
  • Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times
  • 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
  • Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
  • Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success

 

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.

 

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


Nearest Major Market: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City