LafargeHolcim

  • Controller

    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition ID
    2018-4594
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Product Line
    Corporate
    Job Locations
    US-NY-Buffalo
    Company
    Aggregate Industries Management, Inc.
  • Overview

    PURPOSE
    This position will provide financial control, reporting, analysis, and oversight for LafargeHolcim US ACM regional business. In addition, it will support the regional management structure by providing clear and accurate financial results and analysis to enable the local management to make informed financial decisions and plans, while also ensuring compliance with company and statutory financial guidelines.

    Responsibilities

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Prepare financial and operational reports and analysis to support the business decision making process. Provide advice and counsel business unit and executive management on the financial consequences of business decisions.
    • Responsible for collecting, analyzing and compiling data from all accounting functions necessary for monthly reporting
    • Coordinate, support and manage the regional forecasting and planning process.
    • Actively participates with corporate finance and other Controllers on initiatives to improve processes, develop new financial system applications and upgrade existing applications
    • Provide corporate finance with information necessary to support corporate level analysis and bench marking initiatives.
    • Direct the development, preparation and maintenance of various financial and operational plans and reports
    • Develop and implement control systems to ensure compliance with company financial policy and statutory requirements.
    • Educate management and staff on financial processes/policies and the financial impact of business and operational decision.
    • Focus on cost controlling and reduction initiatives and ensure that unfavorable variances are addressed in a timely manner.
    • Deputize for Regional Controller as and when required

     

    RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS

    • Highly visible role within regional business providing financial support to regional senior management team
    • Interact with all areas of the business and within all aspects of the regional business
    • Close liaison with Regional and Corporate Finance team

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Required Education:  Bachelor or Undergraduate Degree

    Additional Education Preferred:  MBA with emphasis in Finance or Accounting

    Field of Study Preferred:  Accounting or Finance

    Required Work Experience:  5 years, preferably within the construction or manufacturing industry; cost accounting experience a plus

    Licenses Preferred:  CPA/CMA/CFA

    Required Computer and Software Skills:   Microsoft Office, SAP, BPC  

    Travel Requirements:  up to 20%

    Additional Requirements:

    • Progressively more responsible experience in accounting or finance and the design and implementation of financial applications such as SAP planning tools.
    • Experience in the cement and aggregate construction materials industries preferred.
    • Proven leadership, project management and analytical skills.
    • Strong technical accounting skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, problem solving, analytical, and organizational skills.
    • Ability to analyze business conditions and build partnerships across functions.
    • Ability to be responsive and persuasive at all levels of the organization.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects / priorities.
    • Strong customer focus and sense of urgency to business needs.
    • Ability to work remotely with little direct supervision.

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