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Accounting Assistant

Employer Name: 
Job Location: 
Grand Forks, BC

We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Assistant for our sawmill in Grand Forks, BC.The Accounting Assistant will be responsible for processing accounts payable, performing various accounting tasks, and providing general administrative support.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform full scope of accounts payable cycle – process vendor invoices and employee expenses, verify accuracy of transactions in compliance with legislation and policies, and respond to vendor inquiries.
  • Vendor account reconciliation and resolution of discrepancies.
  • Assist and provide backup support to other accounting staff as required.
  • Process project-related purchase orders and reconcile project spending.
  • Reception duties including greeting guests, administering safety orientations, sorting and distributing mail, scheduling meetings, and ordering office supplies.
  • Assist with organizing and executing mill tours and events.

What You Offer

  • Accounts payable and general accounting experience is preferred
  • 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: 
Full Time


Accounts payable: 1 year (Preferred) General accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
Posting Will Expire: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Company Information: 
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. 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.
How to Apply
Application Procedure: 

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We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug & alcohol test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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