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  • Sr. Operations Analyst

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
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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 Operations Analyst is the “Business Partner” on the Aggregates Product Line.  The role is responsible for coordinating and preparing accurate monthly reports, forecasts, progress performance plans, budgets, capital and other financial information.  This position is responsible for ensuring accurate financial reporting and works to improve understanding of key business drivers and maximize results within the product line. 


    • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments
    • Manage accounting and reporting functions of operations including preparation of management reports
    • Interpret events and activities from a financial perspective
    • Maintain proper financial and accounting controls
    • Work closely with the business to prepare annual budgeting and forecasting activities
    • Interact and collaborate with operations.
    • Build or review strategic and business plans (MTP)
    • Analyze and provide recommendations
    • Participate in the annual progress performance plan
    • Oversee adherence to company policies
    • Work in concert with the finance team in GEA to drive standardization of activities across the product lines
    • Liaise with Service Centers to ensure collaborative achievement of Finance objectives
    • Change agent for process and system improvements
    • Manage the inventory at several sites through monthly balance review and reconciliation of survey results to physical
    • Reconciliation of asset and liability accounts for both plants to audit all transactions and ensure all balances are accurately stated in the Corporation’s balance sheet.
    • Ad hoc requests as needed

    Relationships with Others Jobs: 


    • Reports to the General Manager.
    • Works directly with key stakeholders (eg. Finance Director, Finance Manager, and Line Management.)
    • Works closely with other functional teams (eg. Quality, Logistics, Procurement, Finance, Admin.)


    Education & Work Experience:

    • Undergraduate degree in Finance,Accounting or Business
    • 5+ yearsof financial management experience with increasing responsibility and complex roles
    • Professional accounting designation required (CMA, CGA, CPA or CA)
    • Operational and Shared Services Finance experience, preferred
    • Key user SAP experience, an asset
    • LHARP knowledge, an asset

    Technical/Functional Skills:

    • Demonstrated financial/business analysis/cost control skills
    • Detailed knowledge of Lafarge plant operations an asset
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
    • Strong ability to influence with and without authority
    • SAP/ERP BI skills
    • GAAP knowledge
    • Understanding of shared services model for finance
    • LHARP knowledge, an asset



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


    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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