General Accountant – Meadow Lake

Paper Excellence Group - Meadow Lake, SK (30+ days ago)

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Job summary

Under the direction of the Finance Controller, the General Accountant is responsible for various accounting activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger while adhering to company policies, guidelines, and standards within the Finance department.

Perform critical monthend tasks including balance sheet account reconciliations, bank reconciliations, analysis of various expenses, system monthend closing functions and monthend reporting

Prepare weekly actual and monthly cash flow projections for head office

Intercompany transactions and balance confirmation and reconciliation

Create invoices for intercompany accounts receivable and follow up on collection of intercompany A/R

Create sales debit or credit memo and work with head office sales document team

Understand integrated purchasing/maintenance/financial system and work cooperatively with requisitioners, purchasing, receiving and stores staff

Backup for Cost Accountant, and assist Accounts Payable when required

GST and various Statistic Canada services

Assist with budget preparation, load approved budget into system

Understand sales forecast

Monitor, identify and solve any problems in the accounting system

Contribute to ensuring the integrity of data in the system by researching and by reconciling/balancing as required

Assist audit by providing documents, data collection, etc.

Ad-hoc requests or projects when needed

In depth understanding of and commitment to GAAP is required; IFRS preferred but not required

Detail oriented with demonstrated analytical skills

Self motivated with the ability to meet tight monthly deadlines with multiple priorities

Two to five years progressive accounting experience

Experience with a fully integrated accounting system (preferably SAP)

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Advanced computer skills in spreadsheet applications

An accounting degree is required and a professional Accounting designation is preferred

All candidates must apply directly online at

Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Inc. (MLMP) is the world’s first successful zero-effluent discharge market pulp mill that is a state-of-the-art, chlorine-free bleached chemi-thermo

mechanical pulp (BCTMP) facility employing 192 employees with annual production capacityof 420,000 ADMT. The mill operates 24 hours a day and 365 days of the year.

MLMP is one of 8 operating Paper Excellence Canada mills. Start your career today with our growing company. We offer a safe, team focused, engaging non-union work environment,

opportunities for training and development along with competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package. Meadow Lake is located in west central Saskatchewan in the beautiful boreal

forest area, where outdoor enthusiasts thrive on the abundant nature of rural Saskatchewan.