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Posting ID:     23311
Position Type:   Regular     
City:   DeRidder, LA, United States 
Location:   DeRidder (LA02) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director of Accounting, as a member of the Canfor Southern Pine Finance Team, the Mobile sawmill Controller will be responsible for month end closing for the mill operation in addition to providing accurate decision-making information that will support the mill management and the Wood Products Management teams.


The mill Controller's major focus is providing the management team with relevant historical and forward-looking financial / statistical analysis and information and participating in decisions that enhance the mill's profitability. The role supports the accounting team in ensuring that appropriate systems, policies and procedures, and internal controls are in place for the timely and accurate completion of the monthly financial closes, weekly cost reporting, monthly and quarterly forecasts, annual business plans and capital processes.



  • Monthly financial close for the mill, including all journal entries and facilitating the monthly inventory
  • Review mill operational financial statements and reports (including financial template)
  • Prepare mill operational forecasting and weekly KPI report
  • Provide operational and financial support and analysis e.g. support the director of FP&A
  • Support mill operations Executives
  • Prepare weekly cost tracking for the mill and communicate with mill management


Required Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in related fields from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounting
  • Strong technical skills with an ability to become highly proficient in ERP systems, BI tools, and MS Office applications
  • Methodical, organized, and structured in work habits

Focused on efficiency and seeks continuous improvement



Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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