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Project Finance Lead (temporary)

Posting ID:     15501
Position Type:   Accounting and Finance
City:   Vancouver, BC, CA
Location:   Vancouver Head Office

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:

The Project Finance Lead is a one year term position responsible for leading and supporting execution and delivery of the Pulp EDGE system including transformation with a particular focus on Finance processes within Canfor Pulp.

The Role:

  • Responsible for completion of design decisions and functional specifications  impacting the Pulp EDGE solution; with a focus on the overall solution and on the Finance stream
  • Responsible for executing on process transformation and lean concepts embedded in the  finance design
  • Responsible for progressing through various phases of the project including design, testing, configuration, development of training materials, training, data conversion, go live cut over support and post go live sustainment for the Finance stream
  • Leadership of accounting professionals in the development and execution of improved finance processes; through strong training materials, training delivery and SOP’s


The Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree and recognized accounting designation
  • Five to ten years’ experience as a senior leader in an accounting environment
  • ERP project experience and execution of complex integrated business processes
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, and working within an ERP system preferably JD Edwards Enterprise One
  • Team facilitation for quality and on time delivery of lean finance processes
  • Exceptional time management, organization, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent leadership, communication and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated expertise and passion for continuous improvement


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

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

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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Vancouver, BC

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