Cost Accountant

Stouffville ON

Job posting date Related department
6 months ago Finance/Accounting
  • Are you looking to be a part of a well-established, North American manufacturing company?
  • Are you interested in analyzing production costs and finding solutions on how to improve cost efficiency?
  • Do you have your CPA or are working towards obtaining it?
  • Does the wood industry interest you and you wish to evolve in a fast-growing company?

Look no further; our Stouffville/Gormley location is actively looking for someone just like you!

But who are we?

Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent. The Company’s common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: SJ).

With us, you will have access to:

  • Health benefits including dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement program
  • Share purchase program
  • A competitive salary
  • Annual profit-sharing program
  • A hybrid teleworking policy is available

What would be your responsibilities?

You would be responsible for the cost accounting function of our Quebec plants, and ensuring the accuracy of inventory records.

We need you to:

  • Update and maintain standard costs and rate models.
  • Regular analysis of production variances, planned material prices, standard production activity rates, and overhead allocation rates.  Prepare proposed updates with input from Operations and Procurement teams.
  • Coordinate updates to planned material prices, production activity rates, and overhead allocation rates in SAP with the Accounting Manager and Master Data Team.
  • Prepare, analyze, and post costing runs in SAP.
  • Provide guidance to Master Data and Operations teams with Bill of Material and Routing setups.
  • Participate in the budget / forecast processes by calculating planned costs, performing analysis as needed, and providing costing estimates to the Financial Analyst.
  • Conduct a regular review of inventory records to ensure accuracy, perform analysis to reconcile any discrepancies.
  • Perform account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Assist during internal / external audits by responding to queries from auditors and providing documentation as requested.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving and priority management
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong accounting knowledge
  • Proficient with accounting systems and MS Office

What we expect from you?

  • Undergraduate degree in Business or a related field.
  • 5-10 years of experience in a progressively responsible accounting role
  • Proficient with SAP

If this position resonates with you, do not wait and send your resume to today!

Our team is eager to meet you!