Woodlands Accountant - 40063
Placement Type: Direct Hire
Location: Calgary
Category: Accounting
JobID: 40063
ABOUT STAFFING is an Alberta-based recruitment and employment agency specializing in temporary, direct hire and temporary to direct hire placements. Headquartered out of Calgary, Alberta, we are a full-service staffing agency that can fill jobs all across Canada. As experts in staffing since 1996, we believe in enhancing workplace connections by introducing top quality candidates to our top-notch clients all while creating career opportunities that are both positive and fulfilling.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Accountant for our Central Alberta client.

ABOUT The Company

Our client is a newsprint mill and a leading manufacturer of premium newsprint.
The company is an incredibly successful, well-financed, progressive organization that is regarded as one the best companies in the industry.
The position is located in Whitecourt, Alberta, a family-oriented town with a great combination of commercial, residential, leisure, and recreational opportunities. The successful incumbent will be required to relocate to Whitecourt.

ABOUT the Position

Reporting directly to the Woodlands Accountant, you will be responsible for the following:

Prepare financial statements and reports for review. Assist in the preparation of the annual business plan, monthly/quarterly/yearly forecasting, weekly cost report and capital processes.
Preparation and processing of various month end duties including journal entries, financial statement package, related mandatory reporting and general ledger reconciliation
Provide operational and financial analysis for the Woodlands operation.
Booking of AP and Vendor bill payment. Booking of AR and follow up collection.
Communicate and correspond with team members on a daily basis


Accounting designation is desirable
Minimum 5 years related work experience or combination of relevant education and experience. Must have forestry experience (logging / chips handling etc.)
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 and problem-solving attitude. Willing to work in the trenches
A strong computer systems skill set. Must have working knowledge of LIMS (Lumber Inventory Management System)

ABOUT The Compensation

An attractive total compensation package will be offered including a competitive, full company funded benefits and pension package. A relocation package is also available.

ABOUT The Next Steps

Please be advised that we will only be considering applicants who are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or those who have a valid & current Canadian work permit.
If you meet the qualifications, including an ability to relocate to Whitecourt, Alberta, please send your resume including cover letter to: executive@aboutstaffing.com.
Please indicate Accountant in the title line.

We encourage all interested applicants to consider this excellent opportunity, but please note only those with directly aligned educational credentials, skills, and experience will be contacted for an interview.