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Mill Accountant

Company: West Fraser
Location: Cochran
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced accountant based out of one of our manufacturing operations. The Accountant, reporting to the Mill Manager, is a key part of the plant management team providing support for West Fraser finance and accounting systems, including accounts payable, payroll, and financial and operational reporting.
Here's What You'll Do:

  • Developing and collaborating with office staff and other mill personnel
  • Learn and develop a strong understanding of the various aspects of the mill to provide insight into areas of improvement and accounting processes
  • Support the timely and accurate reporting of financial, operational, and statistical data
  • Develop and maintain reporting of financial and non-financial key performance indicators
  • Support West Fraser accounting activities including accounts payable, payroll, and financial reporting
  • Manage month-end close process and reporting, general ledger reconciliations, account analyses, etc.
  • Maintain adequate internal controls to ensure compliance with company policies and SOX
  • Weekly cost reporting and forecasting
  • Inventory control and analysis
  • Ad-hoc assignments from mill management or other projects as assigned

    Here's What You'll Need:

    • 4-year degree in business, accounting, or finance or
    • 3+ years experience in a similar role; preferable in a manufacturing environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience in Oracle financial system is a plus
    • Experience with SOX is preferred

      What will make you stand out:

      • A highly motivated and self-starter with the initiative to learn and grow
      • High attention to detail and accuracy with numbers
      • Must be flexible and be able to adjust to changing workloads and task
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interface effectively both with local team and Memphis teams
      • Handles pressure well
      • Innate sense of integrity and ethics

        Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

        • Benefits starting Day 1
        • Competitive starting pay
        • On-the-job training and a
        • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
        • Medical
        • Dental
        • 401k with company match and an additional retirement match
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan -
        • Life Insurance
        • Disability Insurance

          Paid vacations and holidays
          If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:
          West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
          Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within - many of our employees have built their careers with us. West Fraser is a growing company that believes strongly in promoting from within and prides itself on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.
          We thank all candidates for their interest. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
          West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.
          West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Keywords: West Fraser, Macon , Mill Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Cochran, Georgia

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