Junior Accountant

Our corporate office in Edmonton is seeking a Junior Accountant. Reporting to the Financial Controller, this individual will be responsible for assisting our accounting team with regular journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analysis worksheets, and US sales tax. The successful candidate will also assist with the annual and quarterly budget process and will provide coverage for other administration positions.

The ideal candidate
Qualified candidates will have exposure to accounts receivable, accounts payable and 2-3 years of accounting experience, including month end close procedures, balance sheet account reconciliations and account analysis. The ideal candidate will have completed post-secondary courses in accounting, finance or other applicable areas. Experience with Microsoft Office, and specifically Excel, will be required. Experience with SAP or similar ERP system will be considered an asset.

Why work for us?
Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 700 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities that offer excellent quality of life.
We offer:
• a competitive wage and benefits program that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance and a profit-sharing plan
• a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
• a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization