Operations Controller in New Westminster at Kruger Products

Date Posted: 6/27/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Kruger Products L.P. is most well known as the leading manufacturer and distributor of Canada’s leading Tissue Brands (including Cashmere®, Purex®, Scotties®’, SpongeTowels®, White Swan® and Embassy®) for both the consumer and away from home markets, but we’re quickly becoming known as one of Canada’s best places to work as well.

We are leaders in our communities, leaders in sustainability, and leaders in connecting with our consumers. Our headquarters is in Mississauga, ON, but we proudly have nearly 2,500 employees spread across seven manufacturing plants in Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario, and Tennessee. Our publically-traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol KPT. We recently acquired Metro Paper Industries to continue to build on our leadership position in the industry.  


  • Ensure that supplier, pay, and general accounting transactions are compliant and processed. Responsible for monthly book closing activities and for preparing and presenting performance management information.
  • Give financial advice to management team. Be able to advise various stakeholders on the impact of their actions on the Company’s profits.
  • Provide financial data on management decisions. Check financial information systems and ensure they are effective. Make sure that appropriate internal control systems are in place and available.
  • Prepare and present the annual manufacturing budget, objectives and monthly variance reports comparing year-to-date results against the budget in terms of use of materials, material prices, expenditures and production rate variation.
  • Maintain a monthly scoreboard and a dashboard to verify the Region’s performance.
  • Participate in the Management Group and play a key role in decision-making affecting Region West. Sit on the Capital Committee and maintain a high level of participation in verifying its financial implications.
  • Train accounting employees as well as employees working in the Company’s other activity sectors, depending on the needs. Train, develop and efficiently use personnel to contribute to the Company’s profitability.
  • Promote the OHS vision and mission for the plant. Assist with the annual health and safety management review and participate in or review accident investigations. 


  • University degree in Business Administration or Accounting
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in accounting and no less than three (3) years’ experience as an accounting or finance supervisor
  • Professional accounting designation mandatory (CPA)
  • Experience in an industrial setting and an understanding of plant operations and product costs
  • Basic knowledge of audits and extensive knowledge of internal control
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and SAP software
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Innovative thinker

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under KPLP’s Accessibility Policy and Multi-Year Accessibility Plan - 1.04.33.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.