Plant Accountant

Closing Date:

Apr 06, 2018

Student Position:


Job Category:

Accounting & Finance

Job Location:







Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. Recognized for the fifth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Hinton Pulp division has an opening for a highly skilled:


Reporting to the Divisional Controller, this role will gain exposure to the full cycle of accounting and all matters impacting the financial team on site.  This is an exciting opportunity with the ultimate goal of promoting the selected candidate to Divisional Controller in one of our Canadian Operations as opportunities arise. 

Specifically, the role will be responsible for:

  • Preparation and processing of various month end duties including journal entries, financial statement package, related mandatory reporting and general ledger reconciliations
  • Coordination and compilation of annual business plan
  • Assisting mill management in department cost control, cost/benefit analysis and providing financial information and recommendations

 The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A professional accounting designation (CPA) or be enrolled in the CPA program
  • A strong computer systems skill set
  • Well established organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Good verbal and written communication abilities
  • A detailed and proactive approach to work
  • A high level of motivation

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits, an outstanding pension plan and relocation package.

This position is based out of Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper National Park and 2.5 hours west of Edmonton, Alberta. Set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, Hinton is a community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton website:

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We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.