LafargeHolcim

Consolidations and Reporting Analyst (Contract)

CA-ON-Concord
Requisition ID
2017-3338
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Product Line
Corporate

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 www.lafarge-na.com/careers .

 

Overview

Position Dimensions (i.e., communication skills, planning, teamwork, technical knowledge, leadership, initiative)

 

  • Analysis and Problem Solving - Effectively examines events, issues and problems to generate optimal solutions in a timely manner
  • Leads for Performance – Demonstrate and foster a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals
  • Drives Change and Innovation – Champion new ideas and initiatives and create an environment that supports change and innovation
  • Customer Focus – Foster a customer-focused environment delivering exceptional customer service and anticipating future customer needs
  • Manages Execution – Ensure achievement of business goals. Enlists support and commitment from employees
  • Communications – Communicate with impact, and create an environment in which people communicate honestly and openly. Encourages employee feedback and follows through with input suggestions
  • Fosters Teamwork and Cooperation – Foster a sense of collaboration and work effectively across the organization to achieve goals
  • Adapts and Learns- Work effectively in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities and rapid change while actively developing one’s skills and capabilities

Responsibilities

  • Consolidations and Reporting
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the business including financial statements and other reporting entities.
  • Develop strong working knowledge of Accounting and Reporting Standards and IFRS.
  • Assist consolidation tasks associated with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements for reporting entities.
  • Participate in the preparation of group financial reporting requirements including the General Management Report, Taxes and the Treasury Information Package.
  • Participate in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial compliance materials for lender and other relevant 3rd party requirements (TSE/OSC, Statistics Canada, EPA, etc.)
  • Perform the financial statement reconciliation.
  • Participate in the production of year end audit sub-schedules and supporting documentation
  • Adherence to Internal Control Systems (ICS) is essential
  • Working with the General Accounting Team and the Manufacturing and Fixed Assets Accounting Team, prepare financial statements for Joint Venture business unit using Non-ERP software package
  • Assist Master Data Hierarchies, Common Chart of Accounts, Consolidation and Reporting Structures maintenance
  • Reconcile key consolidation accounts (Currency Translation Adjustments, Business Equity accounts)
  • Research and correct data integrity issues effecting the monthly consolidation process
  • Coordinator with technical resources and Team Lead to improve transactional system design in the area of data integrity and process automation
  • Prepare schedules for external audit and perform quarterly analytical review of the financial statements.

                 

  • Continuously improve operations
  • Identify and suggest process and system enhancements
  • Assist the Consolidations and Reporting Specialist, Supervisor and manager in continuously monitoring Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements
  • Perform at a level that assists in attaining overall and team-level performance measures and goals
  • Interface with other Shared Service teams to ensure compliance with cross-team accountabilities
  • Coordinate with other Shared Service teams to deliver seamless service to customers
  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety policies and initiatives outlined in the Health and Safety manual

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 to 2 years relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Ability to analyze and trace the source of consolidation issues
  • Public accounting experience an asset
  • Manufacturing industry and shared services experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge and use of office productivity tools (MS Office, Excel)
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP Accounting system is required

 

Educational Criteria

 

  • 4 year undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field required
  • CPA certification preferred or equivalent work experience preferred

LafargeHolcim

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 

 

 

 

www.lafargenorthamerica.com

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We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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