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Divisional Accountant
Posting ID:   7341
Position Type:     Full Time Salaried 
City:   Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Location:   Grande Prairie Sawmill

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Plant Manager, with accountability to the Regional Controller, the Divisional Accountant is a key member of the divisional 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.


Key Responsibilities:
As a member of the divisional 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


Required Skills:

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


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

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Grande Prairie, AB
Grande Prairie is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities and is an exciting place for those who are young, upwardly mobile and in search of an affordable home. The city also offers an array of job aspects and endless cultural and leisure activities. For more information, visit


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