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Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP building Products) ACCOUNTANT I (MATERNITY LEAVE) Temporary in East River, NS

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP building Products)

Branch East River NS CA

Position:
ACCOUNTANT I (MATERNITY LEAVE)
Location:
East River, NS

To provide accurate, consistent, and timely accounting information and support to facility management by using current knowledge and understanding within an…

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products. At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work. For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

LP East River is currently seeking a maternity leave replacement in our Accountant I role, starting towards the end of March.

JOB PURPOSE:
To provide accurate, consistent, and timely accounting information and support to facility management by using current knowledge and understanding within an area of specialization such as Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, or General Ledger requiring the analysis of accounting transactions and application of accounting controls.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare Roll forwards for various physical inventory counts to month end reports

Process Mulch invoices and submit cash vouchers

Compile and analyze information gathered from assigned plant locations and prepare for general ledger entry

Review and analyze monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements and operating reports

Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts; create summary reports as needed

Assist with budget preparation for plant or site

Participate on special project teams as needed

Daily processing and reconciliation of cash

Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.

Perform other duties as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:
Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Basic analytical skills and math skills

Basic organizational and problem solving skills

Basic written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills

Ability to work on multiple projects and meet regular deadlines

Ability to operate a computer and supporting software

EDUCATION:
Formal education in Accounting or related field.

EXPERIENCE:
Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment

Occasional travel required.

East River is about 10km from the close community of Chester, and offers so much to do from sailing, beautiful homes and gardens, to an all-around relaxed lifestyle. Each season offers its own opportunities to get out an explore: golfing, kayaking, whale watching, shopping, island picnicking, yacht racing, concerts, skiing, etc. Nova Scotia boasts countless wineries to visit, sip and relax, as well as the freshest and best lobster and other seafood you’ll find. The community of Chester has recently built Our Health Center to provide Health and Wellness service residents, which is a great addition to our community. Chester is just 45 minutes from the major port city of Halifax and 50 minutes from Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Halifax offers several university and post secondary education options.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: East River, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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