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Lehigh Hanson Project Accountant in Mitchell, Indiana

AutoReqId: 11218BR

Line Of Business: HTC

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Mitchell-IN

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a major manufacturing project. The Mitchell Project scope includes the execution of a new 7000 tpd clinker line and 2.6 mtpy finish grinding systems, building a new cement plant within the footprint of the existing Mitchell Indiana Cement Manufacturing facility.

At the site in Mitchell Indiana, the Project Accountant will report functionally to the Sr. Business Manager in the Allentown office with onsite reporting to the Project Director.

Project site work began in 2019 with site clearing/levelling and will ramp up in 2020 with the main construction of the plant. The project is expected to last several years.

If you like a challenge and keeping track of many moving parts, this could be the job for you.


  • Maintain project cost control system, including any necessary maintenance to the SAP Project system hierarchy.

  • Update project forecast in SAP as required.

  • Download data on at least a monthly basis to facilitate project reporting. Prepare monthly reports and distribute to project team as applicable.

  • Respond to RFIs by region/project team personnel as requested.

  • Compile month-end accrual and forward to Shared Services for posting.

  • Resolve any sales & use tax issues with vendors, as required.

  • Assist with cost recovery effort, including preparation of back charge letters. Forward credit memos to Shared Services with the appropriate coding on them for processing.

  • Calculate asset values and coordinate related activities with region finance personnel and the Fixed Asset Group in Irving, TX at the conclusion of the project

  • Maintain Invoice Log to facilitate month-end accrual.

  • Prepare invoice cover sheets and route invoices for approval in accordance with Invoice Approval Procedure.

  • Post Goods Receipts

  • Review invoices in Workflow as appropriate.

  • Maintain filing system of all vendor invoices.

  • Any other duties as requested by the Sr. Business Manager


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in accounting, project experience preferred.

  • Understanding of accounting concepts and practices gained through broad and deep experience.

  • Solid organizational skills.

  • The ability to understand, influence and communicate with people to achieve the goal of the project. Strong communication in both, oral and written forms.

  • Initiative and ability to solve problems in a broad approach.

  • Prior experience in SAP is strongly preferred; solid computer skills required including but not limited to Excel

  • Willing to travel to Allentown PA as needed; heavier in the first few months for training purposes


At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

No search firms please

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.



Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled