Junior Job Cost Accountant (1 year contract)

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Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)

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


Position Summary:

The Junior Job Cost Accountant is a key position that facilitates the Management & Estimating structures for the construction group. The position will report directly to the Senior Job Cost Accountant.


  • Primarily responsible for administering and control of project accounting on a continual basis.
  • Ensure communication between Management, Estimating, and Operations
  • Job Analysis – Estimated vs Actuals
  • Reporting job production performance to GM
  • Validating estimating assumptions
  • Produce accurate and timely reports.
  • Resource for Operations staff to determine job performance
  • Reconcile Project Accounting to General Ledger
  • Preparation of monthly cost accruals.
  • Participate in revenue recognition process.
  • Enter adjusting journals as required.
  • Prepare quantity reports and assist in billing process
  • Maintain Daily Cost process & reports
  • Approve /enter time entry.
  • Overtime allocation as required.
  • Equipment utilization reporting
  • Ensure proper job setup so that E-One transactions flow automatically
  • Enter actual quantities by work item.
  • Ensure project accounting procedures are followed.
  • Constantly strive to improve accuracy of information flow through education, careful attention to detail, and improvements to information processing.


Educational Background

Accounting degree/diploma or two years experience in a related field.


  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience in SAP an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and in a team environment
  • 2 years Job Costing experience would be an asset


Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger): 

  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Peer Relationships
  • Problem-solving              


Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

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.


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