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  • Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

    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 .



    Reporting to the Head of Finance – Eastern Canada, the manager of financial planning and analysis requires excellent leadership, communication skills and the ability / willingness to collaborate with all business areas.



    • Responsible to lead the planning cycles and coordinate all aspects of the development, presentation, analysis, and submission of budgets, midterm plans, and forecasts.
    • The manager of FP&A is the risk champion for the company and in charge of coordinating the Business Risk Map (BRM) process.


    • Responsible to lead the reporting and analysis of financial results including the validation of actual results and the management of the month end close for reporting.


    • Ensure capex process is properly communicated and executed by the appropriate teams. Generate management report on for capex.

    Ad Hoc Analysis:

    • The FP&A manager is the main contact and leader for the development of financial analysis for major initiatives, review of business cases and development of financial scorecards.


    • The FP&A manager will play a critical role in developing Finance organization talent, especially as it relates to FP&A competencies.


    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and
    • Manage preparation of LafargeHolcim budget, forecast, and midterm year plan (MTP)
    • Drive/lead planning process and coordinate the regular meetings with the company wide planning group
    • Build and maintain relationships with counterparts at region and corporate levels and other group companies, as well as cross functional relationships
    • Develop forecasts to assist management in the early identification of trends
    • Lead a staff in developing new insights into the business and develop effective formats to communicate the results and analysis to appropriate audiences
    • Ability to provide support to other groups regarding financial valuation (Capex, M&A, and other Ad-hoc)
    • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of budgets, forecasts, actual results and Ad Hoc projects to assist in management´s review and decision making
    • Supervise and develop staff


    Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

    Additional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate Degree

    Field of Study Preferred: Business preferred, with emphasis in Accounting and/or Finance

    Required Work Experience: 5-7 years of experience in accounting or finance

    Required Training/Certifications:

    Licenses Preferred: CPA or similar certification required

    Required Computer and Software Skills: Advanced Excel Skills and SAP experience are required

    Travel Requirements: 10 - 20% in Canada travel required

    Additional Requirements:

    • Leadership skills both in leading initiatives as well as in the team development
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to effectively delegate responsibility, coach, and develop others
    • Ability to focus and guide others within the team and cross functionally in accomplishing work
    • Innovative skills to generate novel solutions to work situations
    • Proven decision making skills
    • Strong creativity, initiative and leadership abilities
    • Ability to work in a cooperative manner with a range of individuals, and the ability to lead and develop a small team of analysts
    • Excellent financial/analytical skills
    • Strong knowledge of computer tools, financial analysis, economics, accounting, financial theory and the cement business
    • Must be able to successfully manage the data processing tasks that are a part of the various planning cycles, and also must be able to work with the big picture, including macro-economic trends in Canada and internationally.
    • Familiarity with financial reporting, IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) and LHARP.
    • Solid understanding of accounting reports and concepts essential




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    Direct Reports

    Direct Reports (# of): 3 – 4 employees Direct Reports (Titles): Finance Analyst and BPC Administrator



    Internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources


    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.



    Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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