Sr. Tax Analyst

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Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .



The Sr. Tax Analyst shall ensure that the company complies with all relevant corporate income tax laws on a timely basis. The incumbent will also provide tax information for financial statement reporting, and will assist the Income Tax Manager in carrying out the R&D and/or the transfer pricing projects.


  • Compile, prepare, analyze and/or review Lafarge Canada Inc.’s tax returns
  • Compile, prepare and analyze Lafarge Canada Inc’s subsidiaries tax returns
  • Calculate or review legal entity year end tax provision for income tax
  • Participate in Lafarge Canada Inc.’s subsidiaries year end consolidated tax provision reconciliation
  • Provide information and answers on tax assessors and external auditor’s queries for designated companies.
  • Assist the Income Tax Manager in performing R&D and/or transfer pricing project including T106s and T1134s
  • Maintain files to support all filing positions, accounting entries, assessment/audit information etc.
  • Responsible for all other compliance matters for designated companies
  • Must keep abreast with the federal and provincial income tax rules and regulations
  • Achieve tax savings
  • Ensure compliance with internal control procedures - communicating problems in operations, unwarranted deviations from established standards, and violations of policy or law
  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas



  • Delivery of tax returns on schedule with a minimum of errors detected on review or subsequent audit
  • Delivery of tax provision calculation on schedule with a minimum of errors detected on review.
  • Preparation of accurate and concise written responses to audit or internal enquiries
  • Enhance the safety culture of Lafarge by adhering to safety policies, taking ownership for ensuring a safe workplace, appropriately escalating safety issues to management, and participating in safety initiatives when required
  • Internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources

Relationship with Others' Jobs:


  • The Sr. Tax Analyst reports to the Income Tax Manager who in turn reports to the Director of Tax – Canada
  • Close interaction with Business Unit and Regional Finance Staff
  • Close interaction with other members of the tax team.


Education and Work Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree preferably in accounting, business, commerce or equivalent experience
  • Professional accounting designation preferred (CA, CMA, CGA or CPA)
  • A minimum of 2-4 years of large corporation accounting exposure with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Tax.
  • Master degree or CICA in-depth tax course completion is preferable.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Advanced computer proficiency – significant spreadsheet skills
  • Experience with online research materials and tax compliance software
  • Familiarity with different software packages, research software, computer communications, databases, SAP and other software, an asset
  • Very good knowledge of the tax legislation as well as accounting principles


Competency Profile (Lominger):

  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy


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