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CROELL REDI-MIX Senior Staff Accountant in New Hampton, Iowa

Company Overview:Croell, Inc. is a privately held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer! Position Overview:The Senior Staff Accountant is an excellent opportunity to join a fast growing company. The position may have responsibility in all divisions Ready Mix concrete and Asphalt Manufacturing/Supply, Sand and Gravel Aggregate Mining/Production, and Paving Construction based out of our Corporate Office in New Hampton, IA with experience in one or more of these industries desired. The ideal candidate will have advanced accounting experience in one of more areas of inventory costing, construction accounting, contract administration, sales/use tax, compensation and benefits, and general accounting; strong analytical and communication skills, and examples of initiative in past roles. This is a full time position reporting to either the Controller or the Chief Financial Officer with potential for direct supervisory responsibility. This person will work and coordinate with several members of the accounting team as well as upper management with regular monthly duties in addition to assisting with projects and supporting the Controller and CFO in a variety of areas, such as mergers and acquisitions, contract review/analysis, and risk management.General Duties and Functions:Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projectsBe aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulationsTeach, coach and work with team in a constructive mannerConsistently keep desk area clean and organized to promote professionalism and efficiencyActively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainingsMake safety the main priority while working Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and managementAdditional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustiveWillingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work outside normal hours)Essential Duties and Functions:Analyze and verify financial information utilizing and developing spreadsheets and reportsPrepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files and reconciling accountsAnswer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting dataPrepare, review and/or approve journal entries, accruals, allocations on a monthly basisDevelop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures and recommending changesProvide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information, converting data to general ledger system and obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statementsProvide support for accounting departments (accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, and equipment)Strong time management, organizational and problem solving skillsPC proficiency (specifically Microsoft applications) with strong Excel skills requiredSelf-directed and motivated to exceed expectationsWork with management, co-workers and operations in identifying control weaknesses and inefficiencies and then formulating and implementing corrective action itemsCross-train with applicable positions Position Requirements:Consent to authorization of a pre-employment background checkMust be able to pass a drug testMinimum 3 years of experienceBachelors degree in accounting or financeMust pay close attention to detailPossess excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with management, operations and co-workers in a courteous and professional mannerHigh level of reasoning abilities (i.e. Meeting deadlines, Prioritize Company and customer needs, serve as a leader to both peers and direct reports)Understand instructions from supervisory positions, both written and verbalBasic mathematical skills (i.e. Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide)Possess excellent communi