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 Senior Specialist, Internal Control is member of the North America Internal Control team, which supports LafargeHolcim U.S. and Canada to ensure operations are conducted in accordance with internal control standards. The Senior Specialist is responsible for timely execution of annual internal control activities, in accordance with the LH Internal Control Framework. The Senior Specialist must understand business processes, identify risks and controls, assess control effectiveness, and articulate deficiencies and recommendations for improvement. The assessment and recommendations are formally reported to Country Management and Group Internal Control. The Senior Specialist also supports Internal and External Audit functions in the execution of their mandates through collaboration on testing, action plan implementation, and reporting.Demonstrate commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areasPromote ownership of processes, controls, and control assessments to Business Users, including providing guidelines and best practices to improve processesCommunicate annual internal control cycle requirements to Business Process Owners (BPO’s) and ensure understanding and commitmentWork with BPO’s and Control Owners to ensure process and control documentation is current, accurate, and addresses related risks and control objectiveExecute internal control assessments in a variety of environments, divisions, product lines, and applications, and effectively assess the exposures resulting from ineffective or missing control practicesAdminister and ensure proactive application of Internal Control tools and documentation Maintain documentation repositories, including Control Documents, Action Plans, and local Policies and DirectivesPrepare and contribute to presentations and training of BPO and Control OwnersSupport Internal Control management with reporting requirements (dashboards, Management updates)Coordinate deployment of the LH Policy Landscape, including Group and Local policies and directivesUnderstand and identify operational , financial, and compliance risks in order to formulate appropriate, practical, and cost-effective recommendationsRelationships with Other Jobs:This role is highly cross-functional and involves close, frequent interaction with diverse stakeholders in Operations, Management, and Internal and External Audit.Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business AdministrationAdditional Education Preferred: Master’s DegreeRequired Training/Certifications: Professional certification such as CPA/CA, CIA, CCSA, CFE, or CRMARequired Work Experience: 6 plus years of audit/finance/accounting experience, including a minimum of 3-5 years of public accounting (preferably Big 4) and/or internal audit experienceRequired Computer and Software Skills: Advanced Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace products, and ERP systems (preferably SAP); experience with SAP GRC is a plusTravel Requirements: 20-25%; across North AmericaAdditional Requirements:Strong analytical skillsHigh degree of self-responsibility, proactivity, and resourcefulnessDemonstrated maturity to work effectively independently, and with a geographically dispersed team Strong organizational skills, with attention to details and deadlinesStrong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; with the ability to facilitate discussions and clearly present technical concepts, issues and recommendationsAbility to motivate, influence, resolve issues, and develop strong partnerships at all levels of the organizationDemonstrated experience in the design, implementation and monitoring of internal controls and compliance programsScope: North America (U.S. and Canada Corporate and Business Units; Shared Service Center activities rendered for North America)Size:Direct and Indirect Reports (# of): 0Required Language: English; proficiency in French is a plusPre-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.