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Financial Analyst

Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
Requisition ID
2020-9042
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Product Line
Corporate

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/en/careers .

 

Overview

The Country Financial Analyst provides management reporting, financial analysis, and decision support.  This position works to improve understanding of key business drivers and maximize results within the country/segments/markets.  The Analyst works closely with, and in support of, the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis.

Responsibilities

  1. Safety - Communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments

 

  1. Month end Activities and Reporting: Performing month end activities i.e. journal entries. Lead a team of segment analyst in the coordination and consolidation of month end reporting requirements. Reporting encompasses financials, key performance indicators and commentary explaining business.

 

  1. Account Reconciliations & Variance Analysis: Analyzing and reconciling accounts and cost centers. Performing variance analysis and account reviews to make sure balances are in line with expectations. Developing commentary to explain major variances.

 

  1. Financial Campaigns - Assisting with planning and execution of various financial campaigns throughout the year. Forecast, budgeting, cost action planning, audits and ad hoc campaigns. Holding planning meetings with stakeholders involved to establish key deliverables and the processes to execute the campaign. Developing templates and processes to ensure proper validation and consolidation at a segment and country level. Ensuring alignment with Group and Regional requirements and targets.

 

  1. Reporting Compliance -  Collaborating and monitoring with various reporting system owners to ensure proper account mapping, LHARP compliance and reporting views are established. Systems include SAP ECC, SAP FC, Qlikview and BPC.

 

  1. Process Improvement - Continuously reviewing for process improvement. Utilizing reporting tools to making processes efficient. (i.e. developing a report in a system to automate the delivery)

 

  1. Accounting Standards Compliance - Assisting ensuring compliance and implementation of accounting standards (i.e. IFRS standards)

 

Relationship with Others

 

  • Actively working with segment analysts, FP&A manager, financial directors and Head of finance.
  • Collaborating with shared services (ABS & NABS), department directors/managers (i.e. Treasury, Tax)

 

Dimensions

This position will directly report to the FP&A manager

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance or Accounting or Business/Commerce degree
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience required
  • Enrollment in a Professional accounting program (CA, CMA, CGA or CPA) preferred
  • SAP FC/SAP ECC/BPC experience an asset
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Advanced MS Excel and Access skills for reporting and data analysis
  • Advanced MS Powerpoint skills for presentation to senior management
  • In depth systems knowledge and experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills- verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability in financial/business analysis
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Business Intelligence skills
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability in financial/business analysis
  • Excellent organizational skills

 

Lominger Competency

  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Informing
  • Learning on the fly
  • Listening
  • Priority Setting
  • Business Acumen
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Written Communication

 

LafargeHolcim

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:

www.lafarge.ca

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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