New job at West Fraser (via |

Accounting Summer Student

January 17 2020
Industries Papers and Wood
Categories Accounting, Finance, Administrative, Clerical, Accounting clerk, Accounting technician, Accounting, Finance, Administrative, Clerical, Accounting, Finance
Vancouver, BC

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the seventh time, as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Corporate Head Office located downtown Vancouver, BC has an opening for an:

Accounting Summer Student

The Vancouver Finance department is seeking an energetic, highly motivated accounting student to join our team for a 4-month term starting May 2020. The successful candidate will process accounts payable and accounts receivable, generate payments and make deposits, assist with month-end activities, prepare reports and complete special projects. This is an exciting opportunity to gain broad exposure to accounting and finance functions in a corporate office.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Process and file invoices
  • Vendor maintenance and vendor file clean up
  • Generate payments and payment requests
  • Process accounts receivable and prepare deposits
  • Prepare working papers
  • Assist on special projects
  • Reception relief which includes answering phones, couriers, and photocopying
  • Other junior duties as required


  • Currently enrolled in a Post-Secondary Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration program
  • High degree of accuracy with numbers and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Must be flexible and be able to adjust to changing workloads and tasks
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • A self-starter with the initiative to learn and grow

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. Is one of the leading integrated forest products companies in North America. West Fraser has diversified products such as lumber, plywood, laminated veneer lumber, MDF, and pulp operations across Canada and the US. We believe that people are our most valuable asset and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development.

Our office is located in the heart of Vancouver on Beatty Street, within walking distance to both Yaletown and Gastown. All West Fraser employees have complimentary access to the gym located in our building. A Starbucks is also conveniently located on our first floor.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your resume and cover letter in confidence on our website at

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply now!