Senior Accountant, Forestry

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Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: R5111
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

As Senior Accountant you are responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties following established company procedures, including generating monthly operations reporting and journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis, annual audit support, and preparation of budgets and forecasts. You will be responsible for working closely with our Forestry Operations.

Join our Ledcor team in Vancouver, BC today!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supports the preparation of monthly financial reports for Forestry business units.
  • Posting of journal entries
  • Preparation and reviewing of monthly reconciliations such as inventory, AR, AP/accruals, and prepaid accounts
  • Inventory reconciliations, and review of inventory issues to ensure proper costing and valuation
  • Performing month-end analysis to identify variances vs. budget
  • Investigating errors and anomalies, and working to obtain explanations and resolutions
  • Participates in the preparation of forecasts and budgets.
  • Conducts ad-hoc financial analysis and participates in projects as required.
  • Assists with year-end audit requirements and prepares annual audit and tax working papers and supporting documents. 
  • Ensures compliance with internal controls and proposes and participates in process improvement initiatives.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to junior team members to ensure operational requirements are met.


  • Minimum of 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role performing full-cycle accounting with Cost Accounting knowledge
  • CPA Designation
  • Experience within forestry industry huge asset
  • Experience with process improvement and a quickly evolving work environment is preferred
  • High level of proficiency in all MS Office programs; ability to manipulate and analyze large amounts of data and perform complex functions within Excel, including the use of pivot tables, v-lookups, index match, etc.
  • Strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time and competing priorities with high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to take initiative and work in a team-based environment as well as independently
  • Ability to supervise junior team members, delegating / reviewing tasks as required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to build and maintain solid relationships with co-workers at all levels of the Company
  • Quick learner with flexibility to learn new tasks and systems, and deal with non-routine matters

Working Conditions:

  • Office based position

We have always made the safety and health of employees our first priority. We continue to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation and have implemented proactive measures across the company to curb the spread of the virus and protect those at risk. This includes flexible work arrangements, including work from home (WFH) where possible and new safe work environment protocols on all work sites.

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

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!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Date Posted
Mar 6, 2021

1067 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada