Junior Accountant
Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corporation - Port Mellon, BC

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Howe Sound Pulp and Paper has an immediate opening for a Junior Accountant at our Port Mellon site. Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation is one of the most progressive Kraft, Pulp and Paper manufacturers in the world, leading industry in product quality, efficiency and environmental protection. On the heels of a $6 million dollar upgrade of our evaporators we have now completed a $36 million fluidized bed upgrade to our power boiler to enhance energy and generate clean power. We are now one of the largest independent producers of renewable electricity in BC.

Howe Sound is one of the five mills in Canada owned by Paper Excellence. The Paper Excellence Group has an excellent track record in Canada in terms of business leadership, labour, First Nations partnerships, and environmental stewardship. The Group currently employs over 1,000 Canadians. Professional excellence starts with Paper Excellence.

The ideal candidate will be motivated, career oriented and seeking a challenging opportunity. Reporting to the Operations Controller, the Junior Accountant is part of a team of accounting professionals working and supporting the pulp and paper operations in Port Mellon. The candidate will be actively pursuing a recognized professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA) and will have two (2) years accounting experience. Strong analytical, problem solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment is a must.


  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, solve problems and use sound judgement
  • Experience with an ERP system is an asset
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Please submit your written application, stating position title and outlining your qualifications for the position to:

Employment Coordinator
Human Resources Dept.
Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Corporation

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our setting, in Port Mellon on BC’s beautiful Sunshine Coast provides employees with an outstanding quality of life. To learn more about the Sunshine Coast, visit www.thesunshinecoast.com. Relocation assistance will be provided in addition to a competitive salary and benefits package.