Job Posting

Accounting Assistant

Employer Name: 
International Forest Products Ltd. / Interfor
Job Location: 
Grand Forks, BC
Job Description
Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.
What We Offer
Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we've infused close to $1 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies. Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we're growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.
We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Assistant for our sawmill in Grand Forks, BC. The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for various accounting and clerical tasks and administrative support.
What You’ll Do
  • Perform full scope of accounts payable – process vendor invoices and employee expenses, verify the accuracy of transactions in compliance with legislation and policies, data entry into the
  • financial system and file management.
  • Reconcile vendor accounts and resolve discrepancies.
  • Assist and provide backup support to other accounting & operations staff as required.
  • Process project-related purchase orders and reconcile project spending.
  • Reception duties including greeting guests, administering safety orientations, screening and forward incoming phone calls, sorting and distributing mail, scheduling meetings, and ordering new office supplies.
  • Assist with organizing and executing mill tours and events.
What You Offer      
  • 1 or more years of accounts payable and general accounting experience preferred (but willing to train the right person)
  • Technical administrative or business training and/or related experience
  • Forest industry familiarity/experience is an asset
  • Competency with accounting software systems
  • Knowledge of accounts payable and general accounting practices and procedures
  • Highly organized with an ability to prioritize tasks to meet tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in data entry - ability to process a large volume of work and maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Team player and self-starter with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision and direction
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively and courteously communicate information (written & verbal) and clarify requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office 
Terms of Employment: 
Permanent, Full Time


Posting Will Expire: 
Thursday, January 4, 2018
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 
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