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Financial Accountant

Posting ID:     21105
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   CAC - Canfor (BC14) 


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 Financial Accountant is a key member of the Mill management team responsible for a full range of operational, financial and management accounting reporting. This is a developmental role, which will provide skills and opportunities to back-up and support the Divisional Accountant.


The Role:

The Financial 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.


  • Month end duties, including: adjusting entries, review of results, financial statement generation, reporting, balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing financial statements and reports for review
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual business plan, monthly/quarterly/yearly forecasting
  • Assist with and provide coverage for weekly cost reporting and KPI reporting
  • Providing operational and financial analysis for the manufacturing facility
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and IFRS based GAAP
  • Capital asset and major maintenance tracking
  • This position may require some overnight travel to operations


The Candidate:


  • Preference will be given to senior level accounting students with a commitment towards completing their CPA designation
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and ability to undertake new challenges
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic
  • Advanced personal computer skills (MS Office)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Candidate willingness to relocate to any of our operations will be considered an asset


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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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george



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