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  • Senior Operations Analyst

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Requisition ID
    2018-5838
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Product Line
    Corporate
    Travel
    10%
  • 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 www.lafarge.ca/careers .

    Overview

    The Operations Analyst is responsible for recurring financial statement reporting, market and customer research, analysis, and interpretation. Provides business support to the General Manager and local Operations and Plant Managers. The Operations Analyst participates in the monthly review of financial statements and annual Strategic Frameworks.  Is responsible for providing leadership to the financial team for the Calgary group.

    Responsibilities

    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.
    • Guides monthly safety meetings for financial team.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Ensure a safe workplace.
    • Review sales and cost allocations on a regular basis to ensure accurate reporting of financial statements for multiple product lines: aggregates, Pipe and Precast Operations, and ready-mix operations.
    • Develop and monitoring of sales budgets and forecasts for volumes, selling prices and costs.
    • Responsible for recurring monthly reporting and metrics tracking.
    • Develop Internal Reports for Managers and operations as needed.
    • Assist with development of Business Unit business strategies.
    • Audit sales systems for data integrity.
    • Annual Strategic Framework reports.
    • Compiling market data from permit reports.
    • Keep track of sales fee’s and discounts from rural municipalities, subcontractor crushing, and customers.
    • Aid in extra-mile initiatives.

     

     

     

    Dimensions: 

    • Frequent interface with Operations Managers, Financial Team, Customer Value Center and IT personnel.
    • Provides information to Finance Managers.
    • Work with Finance Managers in closing the month end cycles of the operations (items such as analysis, JE’s, coding changes, etc)
    • Provides supervision to Inventory Accountant, Administrative Assistant (sales coordinator / accounts payable), Administrator / Bill (accounts receivable), Office Assistant (receptionist / pay administrator).

    Qualifications

    Education & Work Experience:

    • CPA (CMA, CA, or CGA) designation required or in progress strongly preferred.
    • Bachelors degree in business or related fields preferred.
    • 5 – 7 years Industry experience

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Understanding and knowledge of financial statements.
    • Experienced in strategic, financial and market analysis.
    • Developing and delivering presentations.
    • Comfortable operating in a matrix role.

    Job-Specific Competency Profile:

    • Excellent analytical skills.
    • Strong project management ability and ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Excellent understanding of financial statements.
    • Good interpersonal skills, and strong “process consulting” abilities.
    • Good presentation skills  (PowerPoint and oral presentations).
    • Able to perform in dynamic environment, handling multiple tasks concurrently.
    • Strong self-initiator.
    • Strong computer skills  (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SAP, General Ledger Reporter (GLR), Cognos, Kronos).

    LafargeHolcim

    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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