Controller Job Opening


West Fraser Timber

Maplesville, Alabama
Category: Finance Manager

West Fraser, Inc. operates several sawmills across the U.S. South and a Corporate office in Germantown, Tennessee. The business has approximately 3,300 employees and twenty-one mills. West Fraser, Inc. is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., Canada.

We are seeking a highly-motivated, experienced Controller to be based at one of our manufacturing operations in Maplesville, AL. The Controller, reporting to the Mill Manager, is a key part of plant management providing analytical support for all financial decisions.

The Controller is responsible for supervising and developing office staff, all financial reporting, monthly closing, budget preparation, forecasting, inventory analysis, daily problem solving, and other items as assigned.


The successful candidate will have

  • A 4-year degree, preferably in business, accounting or finance.
  • Related work experience of 3 to 5 years (depending on type) is required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Supervisory experience is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is essential.
  • Oracle financial system experience is a plus.
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug screen.


West Fraser offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 401-k savings plans, and vacation


If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D