Share this Job
Apply now »

Divisional Accountant - Polar Sawmill

Posting ID:     19623
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Polar (BC07) 


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Divisional Accountant is a key member of the Polar management team, responsible for the full range of operational, financial and management accounting reporting, analysis and administrative support.

The Divisional Accountant’s primary focus is to provide the operations management team with relevant financial and statistical analysis and information, and to participate in value-added decision support.   

The Role:

As a member of the Polar management team, the Divisional Accountant will be required to:

  • Provide operational and financial support & analysis for the manufacturing facilities and its’ assets
  • Prepare and assist in the annual business plan, monthly and quarterly forecast, weekly cost report and capital approval processes
  • Assist department heads and supervisors in departmental budget control, cost/benefit analysis, and provide financial information and recommendations
  • Coordinate and liaise with both internal and external customers
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and GAAP
  • Review and approve financial statements and reports
  • Coach operations personnel on financial matters related to their area of responsibility


The Candidate:

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Recognized accounting designation is preferred; senior level students with a commitment to complete their designation will be considered
  • Minimum three years related experience
  • Advanced personal computer skills (MS Office)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment


Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application no later than 4:00pm PST on October 21st, 2020.

At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent

Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for Canfor news, career opportunities, and upcoming events!

Bear Lake, BC
The small community of Bear Lake is located approximately 70 km north of Prince George, which is BC’s Northern Capital. In addition to Bear Lake’s easy access to big city comforts and convenience, the region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george

Apply now »