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  • Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

    # of Openings
    Requisition ID
    Moderate Travel Required
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Product Line
    Job Locations
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview



    Reporting to the Director of Finance, the manager of financial planning and analysis requires excellent leadership, communication skills and the ability/willingness to collaborate with all business areas. The FP&A manager will play a critical role in developing Finance organization talent, especially as it relates to FP&A competencies.

    • Planning - Responsible to lead the planning cycles and coordinate all aspects of the development, presentation, analysis and submission of budgets, midterm plans and forecasts.  The manager of FP&A is the risk champion for the company and in charge of coordinating the Business Risk Map (BRM) process.
    • Actuals -  Responsible to lead the reporting and analysis of financial results including the validation of actual results and the management of the month end close for reporting.
    • Ad Hoc Analysis - The FP&A manager is the main contact and leader for the development of financial analysis for major initiatives, review of business cases and development of financial scorecards.



    • Manage preparation of LafargeHolcim budget, forecast, and midterm year plan (MTP)
    • Drive/lead planning process and coordinate the regular meetings with the company wide planning group
    • Build and maintain relationships with counterparts at corporate in Switzerland and other group companies, as well as cross functional relationships
    • Responsible for analysis of LafargeHolcim's financial and operating results and communication to appropriate parties within LafargeHolcim (US) and LafargeHolcim Ltd, and to third parties
    • Develop forecasts to assist management in the early identification of trends
    • Lead a staff in developing new insights into the business and develop effective formats to communicate the results and analysis to appropriate audiences
    • Ability to provide support to other groups regarding financial valuation (Capex, M&A, and other Ad-hoc)
    • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of budgets, forecasts, actual results and Ad Hoc projects to assist in management´s review and decision making
    • Supervise and develop staff




    Required Education:  Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

    Additional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate Degree

    Field of Study Preferred:  Business preferred, with emphasis in accounting and/or finance

    Required Training/Certifications:  CPA or similar certification a plus but not required     


    Required Work Experience:   5 – 7 years of experience in accounting or finance

    Travel Requirements:  Moderate Travel Required

    Required Computer and Software Skills: Advanced Excel Skills and SAP experience are required  



    • Leadership skills both in leading initiatives as well as in the team development
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to effectively delegate responsibility, coach and develop others
    • Ability to focus and guide others within the team and cross functionally in accomplishing work
    • Innovative skills to generate novel solutions to work situations
    • Proven decision making skills
    • Strong creativity, initiative and leadership abilities
    • Ability to work in a cooperative manner with a range of individuals, and the ability to lead and develop a small team of analysts
    • Excellent financial/analytical skills
    • Strong knowledge of computer tools, financial analysis, economics, accounting, financial theory and the cement business
    • Must be able to successfully manage the data processing tasks that are a part of the various planning cycles, and also must be able to work with the big picture, including macro-economic trends in the US and internationally
    • Familiarity with financial reporting, including US GAAP and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards)
    • Solid understanding of accounting reports and concepts essential




    Direct Reports (# of):  3 employees Direct Reports (Titles):  Sr. Financial Analyst (2), Financial Analyst


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