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Fiber Accounts Payable Specialist

Posting ID:     19326
Job Title:    Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Mobile, AL, United States
Location:   Mobile Corporate Office - CSP Services (AL07) 

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 Accounting Manager – Fiber Procurement, the Fiber Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for contract management, inputting timber agreements, amongst other administrative duties.   In this highly transactional role, the successful candidate will be a valued business partner with our fiber procurement team, and serve as a key member in both the business and accounting functions. As a competent and experienced administrative professional, they must have the ability to dig into the details to investigate discrepancies or issues and suggest and implement solutions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage data relating to contract management and timber agreements with internal and external business partners
  • Key in forest byproduct tickets and weekly settlements
  • Process vendor request forms and time tract pricing
  • Various other administrative duties as required




  • 2-5 years of administrative, Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable experience or a recent graduate of an Accounting/Finance, or Business program
  • Intermediate skillset in business intelligence tools including Microsoft Windows and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills (active listening, written and oral)
  • Strong time management, multi-tasking, organizational and analytical skills
  • Superior relationship building skills including strong customer focus and adaptability
  • Team player, collaborator, positive attitude


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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Mobile, AL
Mobile is a prospering port city full of history, tradition, charm and character. It is a modern and progressive mini-metropolis with a unique and diverse culture all of its own. Mobile is the American birthplace of Mardis Gras and is multicultural city that loves to celebrate. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/mobile-al