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Assistant Accountant - Fibre Supply in Nanaimo at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description


The Assistant Accountant will provide accounting and finance support services for Western’s Fibre Supply group. The position will be located in our Nanaimo, BC office. In this role, the Assistant Accountant will support the Fibre Supply Accounting Manager and will be an integral part of the team providing accurate, concise and effective financial transaction recording and reports.  

This is a junior to intermediate accounting role and requires the completion of a 4 year post-secondary degree in accounting and candidates should be actively working on attaining the CPA designation.


  • Month end journal entries and balance sheet and sub ledger reconciliations
  • Weekly and monthly reporting
  • Quarterly inventory reconciliations and reporting
  • Work directly with operational and finance personnel across the business
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for management as needed
  • Other duties that may be assigned



Job Requirements


Required Knowledge:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of full cycle accounting
  • Experience in a financial and/or business services capacity

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Detail focused and strong ability to multi-task with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, including building relationships with customers and government agencies.

Required Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Enrollment in the CPA accounting designation program would be considered an asset.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.

Internal candidates, please apply to this posting and contact recruitment letting them know of your interest.