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Woodlands Accountant

Posting ID:     20441
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Houston, BC, Canada
Location:   Houston (BC03) 


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:
The Woodlands Accountant is part of the finance team providing relevant, accurate, timely information and analysis for the management team of the Forest Management Group, and participating in the continuous improvement of the business.


The Role:
The Woodlands Accountant is responsible for supporting the timely and accurate completion of the monthly financial close of actual results, forecasting, and related reporting.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting and forecasting.
  • Assist operational staff by providing financial information for departmental cost control, cost/benefit analysis, and related continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain a solid understanding of operational business practices.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate standards, policies, and GAAP.
  • Complete transactional accounting duties related to woodlands.
  • Provide support for other accounting positions as required.


The Candidate:

  • Recognized accounting designation is preferred; senior level students with a commitment to complete their designation will be considered.
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Office Suite of products)
  • Strong management skills; excellent interpersonal skills; highly motivated, self-starter; consummate team player


This position ideally will be based out of Houston BC; however, we are open to remote working situations with frequent travel to the Houston operation.


The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

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

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Houston, BC

Houston residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life and omnipresent access to the area’s truly great outdoors. The surrounding area is renowned for its many ultra-clean lakes and rivers, which offer world-class fishing and watersports. Houston in known as “The Steelhead Capital of Canada’ and its thriving eco-tourism industry complements the area’s economic mainstays of forestry and mining. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/houston-bc

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