Holcim Manufacturing Accounting Spec/Analyst – 6 Months Temporary in Concord, ON


Branch Concord ON CA

Manufacturing Accounting Spec/Analyst – 6 Months
Concord, ON

Minimum of 2 to 4 years industrial manufacturing experience, in accounting or finance, including cost accounting, process cost control, variance analysis,…



Manufacturing Accounting

  • Provide accurate, timely, and relevant production cost information to business unit stakeholders
  • Develop and provide inventory reporting and analysis including key reconciliation of purchased and produced cost variances
  • Provide financial analysis and reconciliation of production cost components as required
  • Work with MA Supervisor to develop standardized, value added inventory and cost reporting
  • Develop a working knowledge of the cementations, aggregates, and concrete manufacturing processes
  • Utilize SAP to assist in gathering and analyzing data as well as reporting results
  • Support the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. Execute key components of planning process according to defined timelines
  • Maintain key components of inventory valuation master data
  • Interface with plant Controllers and manufacturing personnel to ensure synchronization of key production master data related to inventory valuation
  • Execute annual and interim standard costing activities using established tools and inventory valuation techniques
  • Working with Business Unit Controllers to ensure timely processing of physical inventory adjustments
  • Execute the required month-end processing steps according to established closing calendar deadlines
  • Key account reconciliation activities including, change in inventory sub-schedules and freight-in inventory analysis
  • Production and maintenance of standard and statistical reporting packages
  • Participate in cross-process work teams to articulate the financial impact of key integration issues (accrual processing, inter-company stock purchases)
  • Provide guidance to Junior Accountants on appropriate treatment of accounting entries, reconciliation issues and processing deadlines
  • Develop a detailed understanding of managerial accounting rules (HARP) associated with manufacturing cost accounting. Ensure compliance with these accounting principles and Shared Service Centre standards

Continuous Process Improvements

  • Identify and suggest process and system enhancements
  • Assist the MA Supervisor in continuously monitoring key performance indicators and service level agreements
  • Perform at a level that assists in attaining overall and team-level performance measures and goals
  • Interface with all other shared service teams to investigate and resolve issues
  • Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety policies and initiatives outlined in the Health and Safety manual


  • Education: 4 year undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • Other Training/Certifications Required/Preferred: CGA ,CMA, CA certification or equivalent work experience a plus
  • Work Experience: Minimum of 2 to 4 years industrial manufacturing experience, in accounting or finance, including cost accounting, process cost control, variance analysis, budget development and management reporting


  • Advanced excel skills are essential
  • Working knowledge and use of office productivity tools, particularly Excel (MS Office, Lotus Notes, etc.)
  • Experience with SAP or other ERP Accounting system
  • Ability to assess a problem and promptly resolve or escalate it to the appropriate lead
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility with job duties and scope of work
  • Able to generate team cooperation
  • Ability to address complex issues within the Manufacturing Cost Accounting area
  • Innovative skills to generate novel solutions to work situations
  • Adaptable and effective when experiencing major changes
  • Able to effectively initiate action
  • Ability to analyze internal customer needs through soliciting, evaluating and acting upon customer feedback


  • Implements OH&S Mission – Ensures alignment of OH&S activities arising from OpCo OH&S mission
  • Ensures adequate OH&S organization – Ensures relevant actions are taken so that OH&S requirements are met
  • Identifies Hazards & Control Risks – Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are implemented thoroughly
  • Manages Incidents – Drives committed and effective incident management

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Vaughan, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-18
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