Staff Accountant

Finance/Accounting / Finances/comptabilité Fort Mill, South Carolina


Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, your role will be to provide professional financial/accounting support for Domtar's manufacturing sites as well as for other Finance leaders.
Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Perform month end closing responsibilities, including posting journal entries, inventory movements and running cost allocations.
  • Possess ability and track-record of challenging reported figures, asking questions & probing others to ensure that the right answers are obtained.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and balance sheet review for all asset and liability accounts.
  • Review/prepare monthly accounting and financial reports including variance analysis.
  • Perform as Accounting /Finance liaison for assigned mill(s) located throughout North America.
  • Provide audit support (internal and external).
  • Serve as resource to update and maintain major inventory standard product costs.
  • Maintain finished goods product costing system.
  • Coordinate with sites for actual/forecast/budget results and analysis.
  • Research and apply accounting policies and principles to properly record, report, and maintain financial data.
  • Some overtime will be necessary during critical times of month-end close, project delivery, etc.


Key Skill Sets:
  • Good communicator at all levels of organization, in both written and verbal formats
  • Ability to understand accounting data, spreadsheets and concepts and simplify and communicate a message in both written and verbal communications 
  • Excellent time management and organization skills- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Self-sufficient, proactive, results driven and detail oriented mindset
  • Analytical approach to solving problems and critical thinking
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo.  Continuous striving to make reporting and processes more effective & efficient.


Required Qualifications/Professional Experience:

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance with 2+ years related experience in an accounting/finance role
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel capabilities. Including advanced formulas and pivot tables.
  • Experience working in an ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) System experience, etc.

Preferred Qualifications/Professional Experience:

  • Experience within a manufacturing operations environment /processes is preferred but not required.