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Finance Implementation Lead


US LBM is one of the leading and fastest growing distributors of specialty building materials in the United States, with a team of over 8,500 employees located throughout the country. Since our founding in 2009, we have acquired over 30 companies and have expanded to more than 270 locations serving 32 states. US LBM is a progressive organization that promotes a unique culture that focuses on the value of its customers and associates. Developing our people is critical to our strategy and fostering our culture of empowerment.

Things you should know about working at US LBM:

  • We are all about teamwork! All positions are hands on and we band together when necessary.
  • We support each other. We have local and corporate team members to help you along the way and partner on projects as appropriate.
  • We are a relaxed atmosphere, this is not a suit and tie environment.
  • We work hard. We are a continuous improvement driven organization and we are focused on keeping organized and on task.

How you will spend your days as a Finance Implementation Lead:

  • Responsible for the completion of financial tasks as assigned to convert an operating company’s legacy financial and operational systems to US LBM’s primary Enterprise Resource Planning software and/or applications
  • Work directly with local, regional and corporate finance resources to align with US LBM processes and strategies; responsible for analyzing, documenting, configuring, and testing financial processes
  • Provide competent consultative advice and counsel to management on matters relating to and supporting financial systems, financial best practices, and other business process-related areas
  • Assist with business requirement gathering and configuration, lead the development and implementation of new solutions where needed
  • Support existing operating companies and recent acquisitions when applicable, ensure financial processes are functioning correctly, and training is complete
  • Tailor an effective testing plan and lead in the execution of an effective testing program to ensure that new implementations operate free of errors and upgrades and changes are effectively reviewed
  • Partner with Project Management, Operations and IT project leads to ensure that projects are properly coordinated and aligned with US LBM strategies
  • Develop documentation on financial processes to be implemented and supported
  • Ensure that finance resources are adequately supported during implementation and post-implementation phases
  • Coordinate with project resources and Finance/Accounting resources to ensure project deliverables and milestones are achieved in a timely and effective manger
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed
  • Consult with local, regional and corporate finance to resolve implementation and post-implementation project issues
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and correspondence concerning project activities and status
  • Train users to use new or modified equipment or software

We offer…

  • Health care benefits, starting the first of month after 30 days of employment
  • Monday - Friday schedule
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Closed holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • Relocation
  • We’ll support your educational and career goals with our continuous education programs

We want you to join the team if you can check these boxes:

  • 5+ years of diversified financial and accounting experience, 4-year college degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experienced in implementing and utilizing financial systems (Epicor, Oracle, SAP, etc.) preferred with experience with BisTrack or Great Plains highly preferred
  • CPA or MBA credentials preferred but not required
  • Project management skills and/or process improvement experience also preferred
  • 2 years within the building materials distribution business preferred
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers and understand and assess their needs, processes, and functions in order to document requirements, recommendations, estimates, schedules and system information in a clear and concise manner meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Experience working in a team environment and ability to work independently and set priorities
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, SQL or other related database applications
  • Excellent interpersonal as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel and perform according to the requirements of the position – this role requires 50% travel and 50% remote work

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