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Junior Accountant

Posting Start Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Mississauga, QC, CA

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in close to 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.



Backed by more than 50 years of experience in industrial operations within Cascades, Cascades CS+ offers a unique array of project management and engineering services to the various Cascades units, as well as to other businesses. Its wide range of expertise allows it to offer advisory services for optimizing products and processes, managing and delivering projects, supporting energy efficiency, and refurbishing used equipment. 

Your challenge!

Being an employee of Cascades means that you will contribute to the success of Cascades through objectives assigned annually and aligned with those of the President. Once the business objectives set by management, they are cascaded to the various levels of the organization. Thus, everyone works in a coordinated way to the growth and development of the company.

Job Responsibilities

As a Finance Technician for the SPG flexible packaging plant, you will be be reporting to the plant controler.

Your main responsibilities and from which a significant volume of tasks derives lies in the validation of information related to the blance sheet, the plant month end and variances and the inventory counts.


Business Objectives Alignment

Complete his tasks thoroughly and accurately in keeping with the business objectives set by the manager

Operational Excellence

Adjust his or her activities based on needs and internal or external changes

Make sure the data entered in the system are complete and accurate

Organize all accounting cycle activities to maximize efficiency

Process financial information thoroughly and in a timely manner

Human Resources

Take the initiative to develop his or her skills

Health & Safety

Help create and maintain a healthy and safe work environment for all of his/hers service’s employees

Promote sound occupational health and safety management

Corporate Responsibility and Governance

Detect any irregularities in unusual transactions and report them immediately

Carry out activities in an ethical manner and respect the Cascades culture

Stringently enforce applicable rules and legislation

Client Focused and Innovation

Participate in continuous improvement activities

Additional responsibilities

Core competencies defined for this job


Action-based focus






College diploma in Accounting or Administration

Desired experience

A minimum of one year as a bookkeeper is required

Technical competencies

Excellent English communication skills

Good command of the Microsoft suite, including Excel (V search function)

Knowledge of SAP is an asset

Ease to use more than one computer system at a time

Additional information

Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.

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