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Internship- Corporate Finance in Vancouver at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is looking for a Finance Intern for 3 months to join our Corporate Office in Vancouver, B.C.


Reporting to the Manager, Reporting, the  Finance Intern is responsible for supporting a wide variety of tasks which will support the development and enhancement of the individual’s financial and analytical skills. As directed by the Manager, Reporting, this position supports the accounting, reporting and finance streams, will assist the Director, Treasury & Tax and the Manager, Internal Controls, in meeting compliance reporting requirements, and will perform other ad hoc duties as required.


  • Corporate reporting team – prepare quarterly reporting materials by way of rolling forward past quarter and inputting latest financial data; update historical reporting summary;
  • ERP project team – support Project Director with ERP implementation through analysis and data review;
  • Provide support to tax analysis, reporting and compliance projects;
  • Business Analysis – develop business models to enhance profits and react quickly in a fast paced, changing environment. Provide fact-based data and analysis for strategic operating plans and decisions;
  • Perform quarter-end inventory counts; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to foster and manage effective working relationships with personnel company-wide;
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter and under supervision;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work to timelines;
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented;
  • High level of integrity and accountability;
  • Ability to think critically; Interest in public entity finance.
  • MS Office skills; and,

Education and Professional Designation/Certification:

  • Actively working towards a university degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.


  • No experience required.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.
Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.