Plant Accountant

Date Posted: April 13, 2019
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the sixth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Are you
interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging
work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Hinton Pulp
division has an opportunity for a highly skilled:


Reporting to the Divisional Controller, this role will gain
exposure to the full cycle of accounting and all matters impacting
the financial team on site.  This is an exciting opportunity
with the ultimate goal of promoting the selected candidate to
Divisional Controller in one of our Canadian Operations as
opportunities arise. 

Specifically, the role will be responsible

  • Preparation and processing of various month end duties
    including journal entries, financial statement package, related
    mandatory reporting and general ledger reconciliations
  • Coordination and compilation of annual business plan
  • Assisting mill management in department cost control,
    cost/benefit analysis and providing financial information and

 The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) or be enrolled in
    the CPA program
  • A strong computer systems skill set
  • Well established organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Good verbal and written communication abilities
  • A detailed and proactive approach to work
  • A high level of motivation

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time,
long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an
excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, an outstanding pension plan and relocation

This position is based out of Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east
of Jasper National Park and 2.5 hours west of Edmonton, Alberta.
Set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, Hinton is a
community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals
and families. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton website:

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at click “apply now” in green at
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For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English