Assistant Controller - Tampa, FL


Job ID:¬  127767


Preferred Materials, Inc., is part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the leading vertically integrated supplier of construction materials, and construction/paving services in the United States.¬  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the Preferred Materials Region has facilities throughout the State of Florida, as well as Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.¬  Companies within the Preferred Region are leading providers of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregate materials, hot mix and warm mix asphalt, as well as design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.¬  Preferred is committed to being a great place to work, and to attracting and retaining exceptional employees.¬  We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.



Preferred Materials' Assistant Controller provides leadership, support, and oversight to departmental activities including billing, accounts receivable, credit/collections and accounts payable. This role takes specific responsibility over processing, recording, updating, reconciling, reviewing and approving fiscal information in compliance with established policies.

¬ The job reports to the Preferred Materials Controller.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing month end close, ensuring data integrity and accuracy

  • Performs and directs general ledger accounting functions as needed

  • Researches discrepancies of financial information and/or documentation for the purpose of ensuring the accuracy and adhering to established procedures prior to processing

  • Fixed asset and Capex reporting

  • Leads certain aspects of annual external audits, including communication with auditors and providing supporting documentation for audit requests.¬ Assigns personnel as appropriate.

  • Manages and develops accounting staff

  • Ensures adherence to SOX policies and procedures

  • Point person for troubleshooting system issues and/or system maintenance

  • Involvement in process improvement initiatives and establishing best practices

  • Performs other functions/assignments as is needed by other department personnel and by division leadership


Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in general accounting/finance areas

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Professional designation, CPA, and/or MBA preferred

  • Working knowledge of both GAAP and IFRS

  • Accounting, Financial analysis, ERP, Data Base User Interface and Query Software knowledge

  • Sound knowledge of MS Office suite, especially Excel


What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States. ¬ The South Division consists of three regions: ¬ Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials. The Preferred Materials Region includes:¬ Preferred Materials Asphalt & Construction, Preferred Materials Concrete & Building Products, and Conrad Yelvington Distributors.


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle Materials, Preferred Materials, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Oldcastle Materials, Preferred Materials, Inc. is part of the¬ Oldcastlecareers‚„ʬ network.


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