International Paper Mill Accountant in Canada

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The Mill Accountant position will be responsible for a variety of accounting functions including the interpretation and application of professional standards and company policies. The position reports to the Mill Controller and will work closely will all Finance team members and within the Mill’s Staff organization.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, variance analysis and reports

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

  • Prepare monthly schedules, operating statements and the consolidated trial balance

  • Participate in the annual budgeting process

  • Coordinate ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

  • Perform a back-up function to other Finance team members as needed


  • Post-secondary Accounting certification

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in accounting or related fields

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products, particularly Excel

  • A preference towards SAP technical skills


  • Integrity and trust

  • Functional technical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Time management

  • Decision making ability

  • Problem solving

  • Flexibility

  • Communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Interpersonal skills

International Paper is an equal opportunity employer Our core values: Commitment, Ownership, Respect, Excellence.

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