Plant Accounting Mgr

US Silica Crane , TX 79731

Posted 6 months ago

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a performance materials company and is a member of the Russell 2000. The Company is a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over its 119-year history, U.S. Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 1,500 diversified products to customers across our end markets. U.S. Silica's wholly-owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient. The Company currently operates over 25 mines and production facilities. The Company is headquartered in Katy, Texas and has offices in Frederick, Maryland, Reno, Nevada and Chicago, Illinois.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the plant costs and expenses and for the timely reporting of the plant's financial results. The Plant Accounting Manager will need to ensure that plant financial records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company policies/procedures. This position will assist the Plant Manager in achieving the overall objectives of the operation, not solely financial. The candidate will also support the company's annual audits and implementation/maintenance of controls in accordance with SOX requirements. This position will require a highly organized, strong analytical thinker, who enjoys daily accounting challenges and is persistent in getting to the right answer.

This position will be responsible for collaborating with plant departments, hourly plant employees, and corporate finance. The candidate will also require the adaptability to changing priorities.

Job Functions:

  • Ensure that the integrity of financial data is maintained in general ledger through established procedures and monitoring. Ensure that periodic reporting requirements are met incorporating compliance with GAAP, corporate policies, and tax laws in a timely and accurate manner. This responsibility includes monthly and year-end closings, general ledger account reconciliations, budget formulation, forecasts, and ad hoc requests.

  • Manage weekly payroll calculation and submission to corporate through verifying proper cost center allocations and cost review. Field questions from employees on hours worked and timecards.

  • Prepare and upload manual and automated accounting entries.

  • Review Open Purchase Orders and supervise Receipt function.

  • Process Concur expense reports.

  • Track inventory in JDE locations and adjust discrepancies accordingly.

  • File sales and use taxes for multiple states.

  • Maintain records for site vehicles and equipment.

  • Respond to requests from third parties, such as independent auditors, suppliers, and state and local property and sales tax agencies.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors' Degree in Accounting or related field

  • MBA or CPA highly preferred


  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience with 1 or more years' experience in leading month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close.

  • Manufacturing experience highly preferred.

  • Must be well organized to keep accurate information. Very high level of attention to detail is a must.

  • Must be able to work closely with plant and corporate personnel.

  • Must be able to recognize and bring to management's attention a variety of issues.

  • Must be knowledgeable in manufacturing accounting including cost accounting.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and ERP system knowledge preferable.

  • Additional hours required weekly to meet payroll deadlines.

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Plant Accounting Mgr

US Silica