Accounts Payable & Backup Shipping Clerk


Date Posted: January 08, 2021

Job Location: Smithers

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


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

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
  • 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
  • Provide back-up/holiday relief for Shipping Clerk
  • Support to the team in additional duties as needed


  • 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
  • High degree of accuracy with numbers and strong attention to
  • 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 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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