Reporting to the Director, Finance & Administration, and working out of our Whitecourt Wood Products office, the Wood Products Controller will be an integral part of the senior leadership team, contributing financial and business expertise while helping shape the company’s goals and direction. Primary responsibilities include the oversight and preparation of annual budgets and operating plans, financial analysis, forecasting and the development of the accounting team for our manufacturing and woodlands operations. In addition, the position will assess current divisional accounting practices/procedures, and develop consistent best practices in line with Millar Western’s financial strategies.
The ideal candidate will have a formal accounting designation coupled with several years of progressively senior, forestry-related experience. A track record in continuous improvement and performance management is essential. Prior experience with SAP or a similar ERP is an asset. Applicants should have strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.