• Job Cost Accountant

    Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Product Line
    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 .


    The position’s prime objective is to facilitate the accounting structure for the Saskatoon region product lines.  The Job Cost Accountant reports directly to the Construction Operations Manager, but also acts as a resource for the Operations Analyst and General Manager.


    Health, Safety and Environment

    • Demonstrates a commitment to a safe work environment. Understands the safety objectives of the organization and supports these efforts in a visible manner.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.


    Key Responsibilities


    • Administering and control of project accounting on a continual basis.
    • Produce accurate and timely reports.
    • Works with field staff to ensure all expenses and revenue items have been accounted for in each job
    • Post various accounting transactions (generating and receiving PO’s, reviewing and posting payroll, setc)
    • Estimated versus Actual Cost analysis, by job basis.
    • Entry of actual quantities by work item.
    • Reconcile Project Accounting to General Ledger, adjust when necessary.
    • General Ledger queries/Variance analysis.
    • Preparation of monthly revenue and cost accruals.
    • Maintain job numbers listed in project accounting module.
    • Enter various monthly and adjusting journals as required.
    • Equipment revenue versus cost analysis, report on variances.
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Post secondary Certificate or Diploma in Finance, Accounting


    Knowledge and experience:


    • Job costing experience is a strong asset
    • Construction industry experience a strong asset
    • Advanced Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
    • Ability to learn new systems quickly
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Proven self-starter.
    • Proven ability to work in a team environment.
    • People management skills, ability to develop and maintain working relationships.
    • Awareness of environment / safety / quality / transport rules and regulations.
    • Strong knowledge of material handling processes and equipment.


    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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