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Financial Analyst

Mississauga, ON, CA

CRH Canada - Cement ON



Job ID:  348801


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview
The Financial Analyst provides support to finance staff in reporting of actual results, trend analysis, forecasting, budgeting and long-term planning. The incumbent also assists in tracking and controlling expenditures and the analysis of financial plan data to identify potential risks and opportunities.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Provide assistance to Director and Controllers as required
  • Help streamline reporting through process improvement and use of BI tools
  • Assist in all financial planning activities 
  • Analyze financial plan data to identify potential risks/opportunities and present findings along with proposed actions to management for review 
  • Represent finance on cross functional/regional projects and initiatives 
  • Educate relevant staff on the financial impact of project, operational and process decisions 
  • Ensure controls are in place to safeguard the company’s financial assets 
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reports 
  • Other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor’s/University Degree in BA, Engineering or another relevant field
  • CPA / CFA / CMA designation is an asset
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Experience in the construction materials industry an asset
  • Experience with Tableau, or any other programming an asset


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Strong decision-making and analytical skills 
  • Self-starting, flexible and responsive; able to make independent decisions in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks/assignments within specified deadlines 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written 
  • Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, as well as internal and external customers 
  • Effective planning and organizational skills (balancing multiple tasks and assignments within specified deadlines including ability to articulate project status to supervisor, other team members and customers) 
  • Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet and database applications

Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to lift small objects frequently, weighing no more than 20 lbs.
  • This position is sedentary in nature but may require periods of standing and walking


Work Environment

  • This position is office based and is therefore indoors and climate controlled

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

Date Posted:  Nov 17, 2021

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