Finance Director – Edmonton

  • Company:
    LafargeHolcim - HQ
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Lafargein 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 towardsustainablyconstructed building solutions. Lafarge takespersonal growth and developmentto 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 Citiesis what we do. ComeBuild a Better Careerwith us! More information can be found atwww.lafarge.ca/en/careers.The Director of Finance acts as a key member of the WCAN Finance and Market management teams. The Director of Finance ensures that the financial statements are in accordance with GAAP/IFRS and follow company accounting policies, and that the financial processes and controls for the market are fully in line with the standards set at the Country or Group level. The Director of Finance is a business partner of the VP GM responsible for each market, Sub-segment and active participant in the market’s strategy, analysis and business decisions.Key Responsibilities:Manage, mentor, and develop direct and indirect reportsDemonstrate leadership and a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to Health & Safety policies and practices in all work environments and areasBe an active member of the Country Finance team and the respective market teamAct as a leader for the region on any transversal roles or activities that are requiredSupport the various market management as required in analyzing the business and making business decisionsValidate that the financial statements are in accordance with GAAP/IFRS and materially reflect business activitiesProvide an oversight role and intervene as necessary to ensure that all internal controls are being met within the product line, and that all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures are adhered to.Conduct the financial analysis and participate in the decision making for growth/divestment and business improvement opportunitiesOversee standard and ad hoc analysis to support the product line’s business needsWork closely with the rest of the WCAN Finance team and the Shared Services Centers to ensure that processes are optimized and the service requirements of the product lines are metLiaise regularly with other Finance Directors to ensure common approaches and standardization, and to obtain best practicesProvide management commentary and ad hoc responses to reportingParticipate in Strategic Reviews for the marketLead the forecasting and budgeting processes at the product line levelAssist in Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) portfolio management and evaluationSynthesize standard reports into monthly reporting packages and adapt as requiredAct as “Executive Sponsor” or be an active participant for certain BU, Country, NA, or Group initiatives, as required.Effective management of team and individuals & development of direct reportsResults / Accountabilities:Enhancing the Health & Safety culture of Lafarge by providing leadership and visible support of H&S policies/proceduresEnsure coordination and communication with Group Finance and Market Performance teams as requiredContribute to business and finance decisions by being an active participant in discussionsProvide timely, accurate, and relevant analysis to assist in decision makingCritical review of financial statements to validate against business performance and accounting policiesEnsure adequate internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient processes, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources.Identification and analysis of business improvement and growth opportunitiesProvide timely, accurate, and relevant data and analysis as requiredWork with a Continuous Process Improvement and standardization mindset to drive efficiency and effectivenessEnsure formal and frequent communications with peers, and provide leadership in sharing informationEnsure professional, informative, and well written commentaries are providedKeep up to date on accounting requirements and regulationsWork as required with Strategy groupEnsure high level of accuracy and integrity in forecasts and budgetsRegular interaction with Market management team, notably VPGMFrequent interaction with staff at Shared Services CentersWorks closely with other Directors of FinanceEducation, Work Experience:Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business10+ years of financial management experience with increasing responsibility and complex rolesProfessional accounting designation required (CMA, CGA, CPA or CA)Operational and Shared Services Finance experience, preferredKey user SAP experience, an assetLHARP knowledge, an assetSkills:Demonstrated ability to successfully manage peopleStrong interpersonal, communication and presentation skillsDemonstrated financial/business analysis skillsKnowledge of control systemsDemonstrated ability to lead in a complex matrix type organizational structureStrong organization skills and ability to influence/negotiateWorking understanding of service center and financial process environmentsERP & BI skillsKey Competencies:Building effective teamsBusiness AcumenCustomer FocusDecision QualityDeveloping Direct reports and othersDrive for resultsInterpersonal SavvyNegotiatingProcess ManagementStrategic AbilityPre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations. The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.