Divisional Accounting Supervisor


Date Posted: September 03, 2021

Job Location: Lavington

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Tolko


Address: 6200 Jeffers Drive, Lavington, British Columbia, Canada V1T 8C2

Job Description

Divisional Accounting Supervisor
Lavington, BC (by Vernon)

Are you motivated by hard work, enjoy leading and growing a diverse team, and have detailed attention when it comes to the numbers? If so, we want to hear from you!

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Divisional Accounting Supervisor is responsible for leading the accounting and administration team; coordination and supervision of accounting personnel, procedures, systems and activities. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for forecast, budget and actual financial statement preparation for the division. This position is responsible to ensure that proper financial controls are adhered to and for supporting current and future initiatives and planning. The incumbent will be responsible for capital expenditure planning, authorization, project spending control and reporting. 

The Accounting Supervisor is responsible for accurate accumulation and reporting of production and financial information for use by Corporate office, Plant Manager, Sector Controller and divisional superintendents. 

The divisional administration group is responsible for the processing of accounting information specifically relating to production, hourly payroll, shipping and accounts payable. 

Internally, the position interfaces with woodlands department personnel, the IT department, production management, Vernon Office and other divisional, sector and corporate accounting staff.  External contacts include company auditors, government auditors, company suppliers and miscellaneous receivable customers. 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Five years relevant industry experience
  • Degree in business with appropriate accounting specialty  
  • Certified Professional Accounting Designation required or equivalent combination of education and business experience
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles 
  • General knowledge of the forest industry is an asset 
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Problem-solving and strong decision-making capabilities
  • Experience in hiring and developing diverse teams

 What We Offer:

  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • A positive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment
  • An open, innovative culture with diverse opportunities
  • A commitment to investing in our people through training and development
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

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Who We Are:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

Grow Here, Achieve More:

When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you!  Applications will be accepted at until the position is filled.

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

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Job Conditions

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

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