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Divisional Accountant

Posting ID:   20482
Position Type:     Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Location:   Grande Prairie (AB01) 


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.  


The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Divisional Accountant is a key member of the 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 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


Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting on this position and in order to be considered, please apply today!


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. 


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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 http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/grande-prairie



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