Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated and
enthusiastic team player for the role of Operations Accountant.

Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America and we are
continuously investigating new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products in
an environmentally sustainable way.

This is a full-time, permanent position located at our mill near Athabasca, Alberta. The
the successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and
matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, company-paid dental, and extended
health benefits, and many additional employee incentives. Relocation assistance is also
available for those who need to move into the local area.

The Operations Accountant will manage financial accounts by preparing accurate and
timely financial reports, statements, and month and year-end processes. This position will
assist operational divisions with budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning, including
capital projects.

Responsibilities:
Financial Management & Control – Preparation of month-end and year-end journal
entries and reconciliations. Preparation of year-end working papers. Assist operational
divisions with budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning

Data Collection & Analysis – Perform financial analysis and special projects

Financial Reporting – Contribute to the preparation of various data and analytics
reports, including preparation of monthly cost report

Information & Business Advice – Respond to inquiries by providing information and
advice on financial processes and related policies. Assist operational divisions with
capital projects approval process

Financial Policies – Review/update accounting policies and procedures

Operational Compliance – Identify instances of non-compliance with the organization’s
policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct,
reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum post-secondary degree in a related field (Business Management, Finance or
    Accounting)
  • CPA/CMA designation preferred
  • Working knowledge of the forest industry is an asset

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Advance skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of Internal Controls

Behavioral Competencies:

  •  Ensures Accountability
  • Manages Complexity
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Business Insight
  • Financial Acumen Plans & Aligns Work

Please forward your resume in confidence to alpac.careers@alpac.ca. This position will
be considered open until filled.

Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified
individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in
applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted