Senior Accountant

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Division: Forestry
Location: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Job ID: 18006
Job Status: Full Time Regular

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Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You are an experienced Accountant with proven business acumen, seeking an opportunity to advance your career in a dynamic organization. You will work closely with our forestry operations to process accounting transactions and provide analysis and reporting as required by the business, leveraging your proven knowledge of cost accounting.

Join the team at Ledcor Resources & Transportation in our Abbotsford or Vancouver, BC office. Apply today!

Responsibilities
  • Compile, enter and balance all financial data reported by operations management related to Biomass procurement, production, shipping and sales
  • Process payroll for Trucking, Reload and Biomass business divisions
  • Prepare and provide daily/weekly costing relating to multiple grinding projects, including reporting on daily/weekly fibre movement and closing stock at multiple locations
  • Prepare accurate and timely weekly and monthly financial forecasts/flash reports supporting operational KPIs
  • Reconcile accounts receivable and follow up on overdue accounts
  • Responsible for month end close, including the preparation of all month end journal entries, variance analysis and management financial reporting
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts to General Ledger to assess reasonability of accruals; review with management and make adjustments as required
  • Complete operational budgets and rolling forecasts in an accurate and timely manner
  • Lead, mentor and supervise one direct report (Operations Administrator)
  • Support the coordination of audits and reviews
  • Take on special projects and perform other duties as assigned


Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years' accounting experience, preferably in cost/project accounting
  • Post-secondary education in the field of accounting
  • Demonstrated operations and accounting experience with well-rounded knowledge of standard accounting concepts and practices, including internal controls
  • Experience with budgeting and forecasting
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, with expert knowledge of Excel
  • Advanced computer skills using accounting software; familiarity with JD Edwards or similar ERP system would be an asset
  • Strong analytical aptitude with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for interfacing with operations personnel, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, organize and manage multiple tasks, and set priorities
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and excellent customer service


Work Conditions
  • Regular (weekly or bi-weekly) travel to our Abbotsford office will be required
  • Occasional travel to other offices/sites may be required

Ledcor Resources & Transportation combines our trucking, marine, and forestry operations to offer integrated supply chain services to British Columbia's forestry and bioenergy industry. We produce and deliver biofuel, wood chips, and kraft pulp by land and by sea.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

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Date Posted
2/11/2019
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