Staff Accountant

Norbord Inc. - High Level, AB (30+ days ago)

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Excellent people make excellent business

Norbord is the leading global OSB manufacturer. Our success comes from hiring skilled and talented team members in all areas of our business. We are dedicated to developing and retaining a strong and committed workforce that ensures we remain at the front of manufacturing excellence. At Norbord we are committed to teamwork and safety without compromise. We are currently seeking an exceptional individual for the following vacancy:

Staff Accountant – High Level, ALBERTA

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for supporting Norbord’s accounting and finance systems including accounts payable, accounting and operational reporting for the High Level site. The Staff Accountant combines analytical / problem solving skills and meticulous attention to detail in order to promote excellence. He/she has the ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines and enjoys working in a fast paced environment. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Entering and processing supplier invoices and working in partnership with mill purchasing, stores and maintenance teams to ensure purchasing and payable activity is accurate and reliable and all discrepancies are investigated and resolved.
  • Work with mill management to ensure that the Accounts Payable function is optimized without negatively impacting the mill operations.
  • Assist in ensuring that functional financial and system controls are in place and functioning to provide accurate coding, payment and reporting of operating expenditures.
  • Assist in providing oversight of financial transactions to ensure correct treatment per Norbord policies.
  • Assist in the month end closing process, including the preparation of month end journal entries.
  • Assist in preparing monthly account reconciliations.
  • Assist in preparing operations reports, weekly, monthly and quarterly forecast updates, the annual site budget, and production cost models, internal control audits, external audits, etc.
  • Assist in preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly analysis reports and statistical data as required.
  • Assist with the oversight of physical inventory counts.
  • Prepare and distribute accounts receivable invoices as required.
  • Provide back up for Accounting Manager as required.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of relevant work experience. This candidate will have formal education in accounting at an undergraduate level and either has or is pursuing a professional accounting designation. (We are willing to consider a candidate with combined work experience in A/P (minimum 3 years) and formal education in full cycle accounting Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills in Excel, Word, and Outlook, and the ability to quickly learn new software programs is required. Experience in a manufacturing setting or forestry, and in cost accounting would be considered an asset but is not required.

Norbord offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package! Relocation assistance is also available.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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