Staff Accountant

Salmon Arm BC

Job posting date Related department
2 years ago Finance/Accounting

Permanent, Full-Time

Location : Salmon Arm, BC

  • Are you looking for a job in a well-established, North American manufacturing company?
  • Do you thrive on change and an opportunity to make an impact on a team?
  • Does the wood industry interest you and you wish to evolve in a fast-growing company?

Look no further; our Salmon Arm office is actively looking for someone just like you!

With us, you will have access to:

  • The security of working for a company designated as an essential workplace.
  • Complete benefits package including:
    • Extended health and dental coverage, including a health spending account.
    • Life insurance & Short/Long Term Disability coverage
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual profit-sharing program
  • Retirement program (RRSP) with generous Company match (150% on the first 4%)
  • Company Share Purchase Program with Company contribution
  • A hybrid teleworking model is available

The position, in a nutshell

The Staff Accountant, reporting to the Controller, will support the Western Canada pole and lumber treating plants. This position offers a unique opportunity to be involved in a dynamic and evolving accounting team that is implementing a new ERP. The individual will assist with design, testing and integration of these platforms and be a key leader in designing all-new accounting processes post implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close process under the direction of the Controller.
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Compile, enter and analyze financial information.
  • Analyze key processes and recommend internal control improvements.
  • Assist with design, testing and integration of ERP (SAP) system implementations.
  • Perform ad hoc projects and analyses under the direction of Controller.
  • Partner with management to prepare value-added analysis and reports.
  • Keep Controller apprised of potential concerns and statuses.
  • Apply principles of accounting theory and use of judgment and other professional skills to determine the appropriate procedures for preparing and maintaining accounting records and reports.
  • Train and mentor peers.
  • Support others in finance when needed.
  • Participate and contribute to company safety program.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounting, including experience with analysis, reconciling accounts, cost accounting, receivables & payables, and journal entries, preferable in the manufacturing industry
  • CPA Certification (or in progress), preferred

Core Competencies

  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Adaptive to changing processes and ability to solve problems
  • Effective priority management
  • Strong Excel skills with an interest and aptitude for working with large amounts of data
  • SAP S4 Hana experience, an asset
  • Manufacturing experience preferred

If this position interests you, don't delay and send your resume to today!

Our team is eager to meet you!