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Accounts Payable & Backup Shipping Clerk

Administration

Date Posted: January 08, 2021

Job Location: Smithers

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: 2375 Tatlow Rd P.O. Box 3130, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada V0J 2N0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. Listed on the TSX and rated as one of Canada’s
Top 100 Employers for eight years, we are a growing company looking
for talented people to be part of our team. Are you interested in
working for a company that offers an excellent work environment and
a rewarding career path?  Our Pacific Inland Resources
division in Smither’s BC has an opportunity for an: 

Accounts Payable &
Backup Shipping Clerk

Reporting to the Divisional Controller. As the successful
candidate, you are organized, detail orientated, and enjoy working
in a fast paced and dynamic environment. You have a demonstrated
ability to adapt to changing conditions and complete time sensitive
tasks. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in our
business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Enter accounts payable into Oracle Financials
  • Ensure invoices, cheque requests, and employee expense claims
    are properly supported, coded and approved
  • Review account coding, manage discrepancies and correct any
    miscoding
  • Ensure the accuracy of sales tax (GST and PST) and identify and
    calculate self-assessments where required
  • Process invoices in an accurate and timely manner
  • Match invoices to approval batches
  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Provide month end accounting support
  • Maintain and update centralized vendor records
  • Process loggers pay and stumpage.
  • Reception duties including answering phones and ordering office
    supplies
  • Provide back-up/holiday relief for Shipping Clerk
  • Support to the team in additional duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary training in Administration or Accounting would
    be an asset
  • 1 to 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in Oracle accounts payable or JD Edwards is an
    asset
  • High degree of accuracy with numbers and strong attention to
    detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be flexible and be able to adjust to changing workloads
    and tasks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, advanced Excel skills
  • A self-starter with the initiative to learn and grow

If this position sounds like the start of a 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.

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

Job Conditions

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

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