Accountant, Acadian Timber Corp.; Edmundston

Accounting / Finance


About the employer

With a total of approximately 2.4 million acres of land under management, Acadian Timber is the second largest timberland operator in New Brunswick and Maine. Acadian owns and manages approximately 1.1 million acres of freehold timberlands in New Brunswick and Maine, and provides management services relating to approximately 1.3 million acres of Crown licensed timberlands.

About the role

Discover and develop your potential in a fast paced, challenging position that delivers superior service to internal and external customers.  The Acadian Timber Accounting Group supports operations in New-Brunswick and in Maine (USA), and has an intermediate level position available immediately within our Accounting Group based in Edmundston, New Brunswick.


Reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst, the successful candidate is accountable for:

  • Daily harvest contract system management
  • Management of the product costing and weekly deliveries reporting
  • Management and control of harvest data entry systems and related data entry personnel
  • Maintenance of MS Excel worksheets for monthly and quarterly accounting
  • Inventory management in systems and for monthly accounting
  • Supporting the month-end process
  • Management of the customer invoicing and reconciliations process
  • Supporting the General Journal transactions entry process
  • Assisting others during peak workload periods and during temporary replacements
  • Other miscellaneous accounting duties, as required, in relation to payments, or month end accounting


The preferred candidate will:

  • Hold a general Bachelors of Business or a CPA designation 
  • Demonstrate competency of basic accounting principles
  • Demonstrate competency in Microsoft Excel and working with spread sheets
  • Have relevant experience directly related to the position
  • Demonstrate strong proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Possess experience with and/or a strong understanding of current accounting software (Microsoft GP would be a significant asset)
  • Possess strong English communication skills (bilingual skills are an asset, but not essential)
  • Have the ability to multi-task
  • Identify and manage priorities in fast paced environment
  • Possess superior problem-solving ability
  • Maintain a high level of attention to accuracy and detail
  • Be capable of providing a clear criminal record verification

To Apply

Applicants are requested to submit their resume and cover letter, in strict confidence, to by Monday, January 14, 2019.

While only those selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all applicants for their interest.