Divisional Controller


Date Posted: June 24, 2019

Job Location: Manning

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO Box 370, Manning, Alberta, Canada T0H 2M0

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? West Fraser’s
Manning Forest Products division has an opportunity for a highly

Divisional Controller

As the senior financial resource on site, you will work with the
management 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)
  • 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. We offer an
excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

Manning Forest Products is a sawmill located 99 kilometers from
Peace River and approximately 280 kilometers north of Grande
Prairie, Alberta. The town is situated around the scenic Notikewin
River that provides an idyllic backdrop for the tree lined streets,
an abundance of flower stands and pedestrian friendly streets.
Medical, educational and retail services are provided to the
approximate 1400 residents along with a pool, ball diamonds,
curling and hockey facilities, golf course and river walking

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at 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:

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

Job Conditions

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

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