Accounting Manager at Boise Cascade Company in Lena, Louisiana

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Boise Cascade's finance team is searching for accounting professionals.

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we're one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America - and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And we're committed to investing in them. That's why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life - from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Here's a look at what's included:

  • Medical + Prescription Drug

  • Dental + Vision

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings


Performs supervisory responsibilities in the operation of multiple accounting systems, purchasing systems and administrative functions of an organization. Supervises and reviews accounting analyses, preparation of reports, and interpretation of accounting results, and advises management on the meaning. Develops and maintains accounting policies and procedures for a location(s) or organization(s). Responsible for understanding the Company's policies, procedures, and management actions to ensure compliance. This position will be responsible for activities related to the accounting functions at recently acquired manufacturing locations. This will include extensive travel to provide onsite support and training to new personnel.

  • Perform general accounting, to include log accounting activities where applicable, and financial analysis activities, including the preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of ledger accounts, preparation of financial statements, reports and schedules.

  • Prepare, complete, analyze and report accounting transactions and system maintenance ensuring integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles including ERISA and SEC requirement, such as SOX 404, where applicable.

  • Provide financial support to the business including forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variations from budget.

  • Reconcile raw material, WIP, and finished goods inventory.

  • Maintain strong working relationships with customers.

  • Conduct financial, business analyses and modeling using forecasts, financial statements, and other business inputs to assess risk, improvement opportunities and potential costs and/or benefits.

  • Focus of responsibilities may be to perform accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, credit and collection, sales rebate duties.

  • Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement.

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Basic Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field. Typically more than 7 years of experience in related job function; May require professional certification. Broad, in-depth understanding of accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices of the business unit. Thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting applications. Demonstrated supervisory experience in the accounting area, financial accounting experience, month-end book closing experience, management accounting skills (transforming financial information into usable management information), a strong desire to work in mills and with mill management to improve the financial performance of the facility, flexibility to travel from one mill to another as needed and on a regular (day to day) basis, skills and desire to train and develop people, have the potential to over time move into a more senior position. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management at all levels.