Regional Finance Manager - Sauget, IL

Job ID: 145742

Lawn & Garden, a Division of Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

Job Description Summary

This position offers a diverse set of responsibilities and will work alongside senior management of the Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Central group on various matters and projects. The candidate is a skilled financial professional who understands business, operations and financial processes; has the ability to integrate finance and operations and can collaborate with operational leadership in support of successfully managing the business. Core behavioral characteristics we seek include: being a partner to business managers; implementing analytical decision-making in the business; and, proactively finding opportunities and recommending ideas for increased profitability through detailed financial analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct supervision of accounting team
  • Financial responsibility for a region consisting of 16 manufacturing plants
  • Involved in the preparation of monthly financial statements ensuring all statements are appropriately analyzed and correctly stated
  • Review balance sheet accounts monthly to confirm proper reconciliation and supporting documentation
  • Review monthly financials with business unit managers addressing any issues
  • Perform month end closing activities accruals, subledger reconciliations, statistical entries, etc.
  • Prepare for and respond to internal and external audit requests
  • Compile/analyze financial data from multiple sources by way of Excel, Tableau, Infor M3, SRSS
  • Ensure adequate SOX and internal controls are in place and maintained to safeguard financial assets
  • Recommend, lead and/or assist with new efforts to improve financial performance
  • Other duties as may be assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience
  • 8 - 10 years of leadership experience in general accounting/finance areas
  • Experience with standard cost accounting, inventory management, GAAP, Sales and Use Taxes, and Capex evaluation
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to influence others and deliver individual results
  • Experience supporting manufacturing business environment
  • Demonstrated experience with effectively leading teams, coaching and developing individuals
  • Travel Required: Up to 35%

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