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    CASCADES

    Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 10,000 employees, who work in almost 80 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.

     

    CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING

    The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

    Why Work for Cascades:
    • Excellent company-paid benefits.
    • Paid vacation & RRSP plan. 
    • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
    • Profit sharing plan (After a year!)
    • Employee Assistance Program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our workforce and their family)
    • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
    • Long-term career management plan and training center (to bring out the full potential of our people!)
    • A work environment focused on knowledge sharing and valuing individual and team successes
    Position Summary

    REPORTS TO: Controller


    Provide assistance to the Controller in financial, administrative and reporting services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate processing of monthly closing, budgeting and internal/ external reporting.

    Individual responsibilities

    FINANCE/ACCOUNTING

    • Perform assigned month-end closing tasks
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliation summary
    • Prepare monthly summary of journal entries
    • Prepare bank reconciliation
    • Maintain fixed assets schedule and prepaid expenses
    • Assist in analysis of financial statements
    • Assist in budget preparation
    • Update Longview reports
    • Prepare reports to Statistics Canada
    • Review AP payments
    • Back-up for AP tasks
    • Ensure compliance with SOX related to the position
    • Perform other tasks from time to time.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Work with minimal supervision
    • Work well within a team environment
    • Work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines
    • Maintain a neat and tidy work area
    • Initiate continuous process improvements
    Experiences and strengths

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

    • CPA or currently in the program
    • 2-3 years of Full Cycle Accounting Experience 
    • Proficient with spreadsheets (Pivot table, VLOOKUP) 
    • Proficient with computerized environment and processing financial transactions 
    • Good analytical skills and detail oriented
    • Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

    Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

     

     

    CASCADES

    Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 10,000 employees, who work in almost 80 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products  that customers have come to rely on.

     

    CASCADES CONTAINERBOARD PACKAGING

    The Containerboard Packaging Group, a division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada, and is also a top converter of corrugated products in the country. The Group manufactures a wide range of products made from recycled fibres for its North American customers in the food, beverage and consumer products sectors, among many others. The Division, which employs close to 3,400 people, owns six containerboard mills and nineteen corrugated products plants in Canada and the United States.

    Why Work for Cascades:
    • Excellent company-paid benefits.
    • Paid vacation & RRSP plan. 
    • Working with a dedicated and passionate team of leaders
    • Profit sharing plan (After a year!)
    • Employee Assistance Program (because we care about the physical and mental health of our workforce and their family)
    • Working for a company with a strong focus on sustainability and greener initiatives
    • Long-term career management plan and training center (to bring out the full potential of our people!)
    • A work environment focused on knowledge sharing and valuing individual and team successes
    Position Summary

    REPORTS TO: Controller


    Provide assistance to the Controller in financial, administrative and reporting services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate processing of monthly closing, budgeting and internal/ external reporting.

    Individual responsibilities

    FINANCE/ACCOUNTING

    • Perform assigned month-end closing tasks
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliation summary
    • Prepare monthly summary of journal entries
    • Prepare bank reconciliation
    • Maintain fixed assets schedule and prepaid expenses
    • Assist in analysis of financial statements
    • Assist in budget preparation
    • Update Longview reports
    • Prepare reports to Statistics Canada
    • Review AP payments
    • Back-up for AP tasks
    • Ensure compliance with SOX related to the position
    • Perform other tasks from time to time.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    • Maintain confidentiality
    • Work with minimal supervision
    • Work well within a team environment
    • Work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines
    • Maintain a neat and tidy work area
    • Initiate continuous process improvements
    Experiences and strengths

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

    • CPA or currently in the program
    • 2-3 years of Full Cycle Accounting Experience 
    • Proficient with spreadsheets (Pivot table, VLOOKUP) 
    • Proficient with computerized environment and processing financial transactions 
    • Good analytical skills and detail oriented
    • Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

    Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.