Millar Western’s Whitecourt Pulp Division is seeking an Operational Accountant. Reporting to the Operations Controller, this individual will be responsible for implementing and documenting optimal business processes as well as the preparation of month end statements, inventory valuations and counts, production and account reconciliations, journal entries and variance analysis. He or she will also be responsible for operational forecasts, budgeting, and cost and ad hoc analyses for site management.
The ideal candidate
Qualified candidates will have related education and at least three years of experience in cost accounting and working on preparation of financial reporting. They will be knowledgeable of ERP systems, preferably SAP, and possess excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. An accounting designation and a background in manufacturing, preferably forestry, would be considered assets.
Why work for us?
Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable forest management, the company provides stable, full-time employment in lively, friendly communities that deliver excellent quality of life. The company offers:
a competitive wage and benefits program, that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance and a profit-sharing plan
a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
This position is located in Whitecourt, Alberta, a dynamic and friendly community located 170 km outside of Edmonton, offering excellent amenities and a great quality of life.