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Accountant (Chase, BC)

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for an Accountant for our Adams Lake Division in Chase, BC. The  Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Divisional Controller with the Adams Lake woodlands financial and management accounting, reporting and analysis. In addition, he/she will provide accurate, concise and effective financial recording and reporting to management.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide assistance to Divisional Accountant
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual internal financial statements for Woodlands operations
  • Production, Sales, and Inventory entries, tracking, and reporting
  • Interpret and execute logging contracts and develop contractor payables       
  • Review and approve contractor advances, and accounts payable
  • Manage capital road building costs, amortization, and budgeting
  • Statistical volume entries
  • Review and analyse camp financial statements
  • Depreciation, depletion, and prepaid entries and reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations, reviews and analysis
  • Manage accounts receivable
  • Assist with proforma performance tracking
  • Calculate log inventory valuations
  • Manage accounting for boomstick inventories
  • Assist with budget and forecast preparation
  • Prepare internal recurring reports and PowerPoint files         
  • Ad hoc and statutory reporting
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording of financial transactions as per IFRS

What You Offer

  • At least 2 years of accounting experience with a preference of woodlands or operational experience
  • CPA designation is preferred, or equivalent education and experience, or actively working towards a CPA designation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Forestry industry experience would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong reporting and analysis skills (budget, actual and variance analysis)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical intuition, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Ability and self-motivation to work independently
  • Ability to effectively and courteously communicate information and clarify requirements
  • Good understanding of contract language as it relates to financial matters
  • Knowledge of internal controls and their application
  • Understand the importance of teamwork and have a positive impact on the team
  • Open-minded and positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and other departments
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work

Interested in being a part of our team? Apply online at www.interfor.com/careers

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.