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Administrative Assistant in Port Alberni at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products' is currently searching for an Administrative Assistant to support our Port Alberni Forest Operation.  The role will be based in Port Alberni, B.C.

Reporting to the Senior Division Accountant the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Data entry and processing of hourly crew and contractor time cards and invoices.
  • Tracking powder usage and other relevant data management.
  • Coordination of hourly benefits and the administration of new hires in concert with the Pay & Benefits Department.
  • Month end duties related to payroll, accounts payable, machine logs and safety/production statistics.
  • Processing of Accounts Payable invoices
  • Prepare monthly contractor invoices

Job Requirements

The successful candidate should have strong administrative skills, with a minimum of 3 years' experience in an administrative role, preferably within the resource sector.

Key attributes:

  • Ability to deal with confidential information and people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally, at all times.
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Strong computer skills, including demonstrated working knowledge in all MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent time and project management skills, including responding positively in stressful situations.
  • Accuracy in data entry and attention to detail in all areas of work.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies, procedures and collective agreements.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.
Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.

Those candidates who demonstrate a strong work ethic and positive attitude, are encouraged to apply.  Only those candidates with the required skill set, will be considered, and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.