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Division Accounting Manager

Job Summary

Responsible for overall accounting and administrative activities, including department personnel management.  Reports to Senior Accounting Manager - Materials Division. 

  • Compile division monthly financial statements by gathering information from various systems
  • Book required journal entries, adjustments, and accruals per GAAP requirements, in accordance with corporate policies and guidelines; complete the full accounting cycle for the division within the corporate office deadlines
  • Maintains an organized set of detailed records and files to document financial transactions
  • Manages month-end inventory and closing process working with plant and division managers
  • Compile and review monthly P&L statements and resolve discrepancies
  • Oversee record keeping/accounting for inventories of materials and supplies
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of billing
  • Implement the annual budgeting process per the direction of the division manager
  • Provide supervision, guidance, and support for assigned local staff
  • Assist direct reports with employee development and conduct annual employee development reviews
  • ·Prepare financial presentations for quarterly review and monthly management meetings
  • Work closely with corporate functions and peers in the other Materials Divisions on process improvement activities
  • Provide input, support, and roll-out for corporate initiatives at the local level
  • Ensure the cross-training and back-up planning for all related accounting/administrative functions at the division level
  • Provide financial and administrative training and support for division sales and plant operations managers as needed

Accounting Degree or minimum of five (5) years of accounting experience

  • Direct accounting experience (e.g. staff accountant, bookkeeper, etc.)
  • At least two years of related supervisory experience
  • Prior inventory management
  • Experience with a large ERP system
  • Knowledge of office procedures and systems
  • Proficiency with all MS Office software, especially Excel
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter who is deadline driven
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience troubleshooting complex administrative business problems
  • Able to produce analysis and recommendations for problem-solving and process improvements
  • Team player


  • Experience working in a construction materials business
  • Experience with SAP

At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Division Accounting Manager

Job Req ID:  861
Job Type:  Salaried