Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.’s Spruceland Millworks division, located in Acheson, Alberta, is seeking a Divisional Controller.  Reporting to the business unit President, the successful candidate will be an integral part of the senior leadership team of the division.  Primary responsibilities will include overseeing and preparing annual budgets and operating plans, financial analysis, forecasting, preparing monthly divisional financial statements, and coordinating financial activities with the corporate office. The position will assess current divisional accounting practices and procedures, and develop consistent best practices in line with Millar Western’s financial strategies.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have a formal accounting designation, coupled with several years of progressively senior, forestry-related experience. A proven track record in systems management, continuous improvement and performance management is essential.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta company active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable forest management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 650 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities that offer excellent quality of life.

We offer:

  • a competitive wage and benefits program, that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance, and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

Your career starts here.

Application deadline:  August 16, 2019

Send resume and cover letter clearly referencing the position “Divisional Controller” to:


Millar Western thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.