• Finance Manager, Ready Mix Concrete

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
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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 Finance Manager role is part of the Eastern Canada Finance team. This Product Line focused role will provide the Product Line Finance Directors and Operating Managers with full and appropriate financial management information and strategic support including budgeting and forecasting. This position is responsible for ensuring accurate financial reporting, and works to improve understanding of key business drivers and maximize results. Identification and implementation of best practices comprise a key component of this role.


    • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas
    • Provide financial support for Operating Managers (i.e. General Managers, Plant Managers, etc.)
    • Interpret events and activities from a financial perspective (monthly, quarterly, and annually)
    • Prepare monthly journal entries as required for local market
    • Work closely with the business to prepare monthly forecasts and annual budget
    • Provide informative, timely, and reliable financial information for local senior management and Product Line Finance Director
    • Maintain financial and accounting controls
    • Oversee adherence to company policies
    • Focus on maximizing efficiency and standardization of processes across the various product lines
    • Balance Sheet review – Clearing accounts, Inventory, Reserves and Working Capital
    • Manage accounting and reporting functions of the market including preparation of management presentations
    • Interpret events and activities from a financial perspective
    • Build or review strategic and business plans
    • Work in concert with the finance team in Eastern Canada to drive standardization of activities across the product lines
    • Change agent for process and system improvements
    • Ad hoc requests as needed




    • Enhance the safety culture of Lafarge
    • Provide financial management support for senior management
    • Analysis of financial results
    • Effective relations with operating managers
    • Continuous improvement of operating efficiencies
    • Contribute to maximize asset utilization
    • Acquire strong knowledge of business
    • Compliant usage of common systems
    • Compliance with policies and procedures
    • Consistency of accounting/statutory reporting and product line reporting
    • Effective linkage of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) with financial reporting
    • Timely monthly management reporting
    • Effective flagging of business issues based on financial analyses


    Education and Work Experience:


    •  Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting
    •  Minimum 5-8 years of financial management experience with increasing responsibility
    •  Professional accounting designation required or in progress to be completed (CPA)
    •  MBA an asset
    •  Bilingual (English – French) an asset


    Knowledge and Skills:


    •  Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
    •  Strong ability to influence with and without authority
    •  IFRS knowledge
    •  Demonstrated financial/business analysis/cost control skills
    •  Strong working knowledge of SAP is a must, 

    •  Business Intelligence/Reporting tools

    •  Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint skills



    Job Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):


    •  Business Acumen
    •  Customer Focus
    •  Decision Quality
    •  Drive for Results
    •  Functional/Technical Skills
    •  Interpersonal Savvy
    •  Negotiating
    •  Problem Solving
    •  Process Management
    •  Strategic Agility


    Why work for us?


    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    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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