Canfor Accounts Payable Coordinator (Temporary – 4 Months) Temporary in Prince George, BC


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Accounts Payable Coordinator (Temporary – 4 Months)
Prince George, BC

Investigate and communicate differences with both internal and external resources. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales…

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Accounts Payable Coordinator (Temporary – 4 Months)

Accounting and Finance

Prince George, BC, Canada

Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:

The Accounts Payable Coordinator position is a temporary (4 months) position that is responsible for processing full cycle accounts payable. This includes invoice processing and payments for multiple divisions. The ideal candidate will have solid working experience in accounts payable in addition to strong organization skills, high level of motivation and excellent two way communication skills. This position requires the ability to work both independently and in a close team environment to ensure all invoicing is handled efficiently and accurately.


  • Full cycle accounts payable processing. Including both invoice processing, three way match to PO and payment functions.
  • Investigate and communicate differences with both internal and external resources.
  • Coordination of large volume of invoices and multiple division transactions to ensure all posting is completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure accurate and timely payments to vendors.
  • Balance and maintain posting records.
  • Reconciliation of vendor transactions on an as needed basis.
  • Mailroom support and invoice distribution


  • Accounts payable experience (two years minimum).
  • Enrollment in recognized accounting program or equivalent accounting experience is an asset.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products (Excel, Word).
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Prince George, BC
Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Prince George, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-05
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