Junior Accountant

Closing Date:

Apr 24, 2017

Student Position:


Job Category:

Accounting & Finance

Job Location:







Junior Accountant
Joyce, Louisiana

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint in Canada and the United States.  The company has 15 lumber-producing locations throughout the U.S. South.  

The position is located at the Joyce, Louisiana sawmill operation.  The Junior Accountant will work closely with location management plus the corporate accounting group.  The position reports to the Controller.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare journal entries
  • General ledger operations
  • Monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements and reports
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
  • Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Assist with payroll administration
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures


  • Detail and accuracy oriented
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Scheduling and monitoring skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Works well in a team
  • Highly motivated
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • MS Office skills

Other requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related subject
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of finance principles and reporting
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Previous experience of general accounting
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site.  No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)