Financial Analyst

Kalesnikoff Lumber
Posted 2 months ago
Salary: 75,000.00 – 100,000.00 annually
Full Time

Job Description

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

Role and Objectives:

The Financial Analyst, under the direction of the CFO, is responsible for providing analysis, financial/cost accounting and reporting while identifying areas for improvement.


  • Monitoring and analyzing budget variances.
  • Cost analysis and reporting
  • Review, analyze and report on inventory valuation, raw materials, WIP, direct and indirect labor, overhead costs, and related variances.
  • Ensure proper financial controls are in place to minimize risk.
  • Responsible for any ad-hoc reports including the tracking of key trends on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, and capital spending initiatives.
  • Assist in the ongoing development, data accumulation and reporting of Key Performance Indicators required for decision making and achieving the Company’s Strategic Goals.
  • Assist in preparation of month end reporting and quarterly reporting.
  • Analyze various P&L line items to identify associated impact of short-term and long-term goals of the site and organization.
  • Supporting the annual operating budget and capital budget and financial forecasting process
  • Support year-end audit and reporting.
  • Preparing, analyzing, and summarizing a wide variety of financial information.
  • Assisting departments in administering their financial planning, budget and forecasting activities.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance margins and improve working capital.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Commerce
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in finance, ideally with a manufacturing background
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • A professional accounting designation (e.g., CPA) is preferred.
  • Strong financial data analysis skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and relevant accounting software
  • Experience working within an ERP System considered an asset.
  • Ability to provide financial advice and guidance to non-financial departments or teams.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

Working Conditions

  • Overtime as required.
  • Occasional exposure to dust, noise, and fumes.
  • Desk work, with interruptions and an expectation of ability to refocus quickly.
  • Constant finger dexterity and ability to hear, and talk, and possess depth perception.

Compensation Package:

  • Salary: 75,000.00 – 100,000.00.  Dependent on experience
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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