Accounting Professional

Administration

Job Description

Accounting and related administrative clerks calculate, prepare and process bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable. They also keep track of budgets and other financial records. These roles are all about finding efficiencies, creating opportunities and maximizing value for the forest products industry. If you follow this rewarding path in the forest products industry, you will need to have proficiency in software programs, good organizational and communication skills and be able to multitask. Working as an accounting clerk in the forest products industry opens up the opportunity to move up to supervisory or skilled financial occupations, such as accounts payable supervisor, bookkeeper or office manager.

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This job is right for you if...

  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a difference working in a green job
  • You like working with computers
  • You are methodical
  • You have an eye for detail and process
  • You like numbers

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

To work as an accounting or administrative clerk, you will need to finish high school. If you want to advance your career further, finishing college or other courses certified by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, Canadian Securities Institute or Canadian Bookkeepers Association will help increase your earning potential.

Algoma University
Cégep de Saint-Félicien
University of King’s College

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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