Plant Accountant

ADMINISTRATION
Date Posted: May 09, 2019
Job Location: Edmonton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 9919 - 65 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 0L1

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the
sixth time, as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of
Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates. Are you interested in
working for a company that offers both a challenging work
environment and a rewarding career path?  We are a growing
Company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our
Alberta Plywood Division, located in Edmonton, Alberta has an
opportunity for a:

PLANT ACCOUNTANT

As the senior financial resource on site, the successful
applicant will work with management team group to operate and grow
our successful operations and report to the General Manager.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • The preparation of timely and accurate full-cycle accounting
    for the division, including monthly journal entries, financial
    statement package, reconciliations and required reporting
  • Providing operational and financial support and analysis for
    the division’s management team and the corporate head office
  • Supervision of administrative office staff and coaching of
    operational personnel on financial matters relating to their area
    of responsibility
  • Coordination and preparation of annual business plan
  • Participation in the management team and providing value-added
    decision support

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) or be enrolled in
    the CPA program
  • Well established organizational & leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Detailed and proactive approach to work
  • Highly Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Oracle and/ or JD Edwards accounting software,
    considered a strong asset
  • Forestry industry experience is preferred but not required

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 and open to
relocating to our other locations, as opportunities arise. We offer
an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, an outstanding pension plan and relocation
package.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter and resume at www.westfraser.com/jobs
click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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