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 .
The Senior Specialist, Internal Control is member of the North America Internal Control team, which consists of 5-7 professionals supporting 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. For this mission and scope, 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 plans, and reporting.
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Internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources
Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree
REQUIRED LANGUAGE: English, French
Additional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate Degree
Field of Study Preferred: Accounting / Finance / Business
Required 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 experience
Licenses Preferred: Professional accounting designation (CPA/CA CIA, CFE, CMA, CGA)
Required Computer and Software Skills: Established computer proficiency, with emphasis in SAP or other major ERP system
Travel Requirements: 20-25% within North America
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:
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.