Divisional Controller


Date Posted: February 21, 2021

Job Location: Manning

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


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

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company. We
are listed on the TSX, NYSE and recognized for the eighth time, as
one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates. Are you interested in working for a
company that offers both a challenging work environment and a
rewarding career path?  We are a growing company looking for
talented people to be part of our team. Our Manning Forest
Products division, located near Manning, Alberta has an opportunity
for a:


As the senior financial resource on site, the successful
applicant will work with management team group to operate and grow
our successful operations and report to the General
Manager. This is a permanent full time position for maternity
coverage in Manning, followed by a transfer to one of our other
locations, to be determined as opportunities arise.

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

As the ideal candidate you have:

  • 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 and open to
relocating to our other locations, as permanent opportunities on
the team arise.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter and resume 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

Job Conditions

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

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