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Loss Prevention Specialist Job

DATE POSTED: Jan 05,2017

LOCATION: Loveland, CO

CATEGORY : Financial Analysis

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5155

FULL JOB TITLE: Specialist, Loss Prevention

Specialist, Loss Prevention

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is Crop Production Services culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Reporting to the Manager, Loss Prevention, the Specialist, Loss prevention will play a key role in detecting and investigating potential policy violations and patterns indicative of fraud or abuse. This is a Senior Level role that is critical in the mitigation of fraud and abuse.

Key Tasks:

  • Investigate allegations when identified via the Ethics Hot Line, tips directly shared with Loss Prevention or identified misconduct through metrics
  • Conduct detailed analysis of documents, records and data
  • Support and/or Lead investigations of issues, such as employee theft and violations of company policies
  • Analyze financial data and accounting entries, examine documents and records, participate in employee interviews, prepare summaries and analyses of findings and draft detailed reports and correspondence regarding results of the investigation
  • Evaluate processes to identify internal control weaknesses that could result in loss. Develop recommendations to remediate internal control weaknesses and mitigate losses
  • Develop relationships with employees and managers throughout North American Retail
  • Any other job responsibilities as required by the Company’s discretion

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Self-Motivated
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • High performance behavior with the ability to work long hours, handle the pressures of high expectations, and deliver desired results


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Certified Fraud Examiner designation is considered an asset
  • A minimum of 5 years related experience in Internal Audit, Public Accounting, Financial or Data Analyst, Forensic Accounting, Investigations or other industry experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (e.g. common formulas, Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP), Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of internal controls and accounting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Quickly learn computer software and user interfaces
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and complex accounting transactions
  • Highly organized with ability to work on several projects at once and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to manage a long term project from inception through completion
  • Strong integrity and business ethics; absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Knowledge of / experience with fraud and fraud investigations (e.g. fraud schemes, indicators of fraud, investigation techniques and procedures)
  • The ability to travel with in North America up to 20% of the time is required

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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