Timber Accountant (Lumberton, MS) at Idaho Forest Group

Posted in Science 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lumberton, Mississippi

Job Description:



  • Responsible primarily for all accounting related to raw materials for sawmill production and the resource (timber), including management of timber contracts and insurance certifications.

  • Set up, maintain, and manage timber contracts in timber accounting system, LIMS.

  • Daily review load and deduction information.

  • Daily generate log reports distribute reports to resource and manufacturing team.

  • Process weekly timber payments, including review and distribution of settlements.

  • Account for purchased logs, including purchased log month end reconciliations.

  • Prepares the timber excise tax payments to MS Department of Revenue.

  • Maintain Accounting for Residual Bi-products produced during production.

  • Support cost accounting functions including sale accrual set up and analysis to appraisal costs

  • Respond to timber vendor inquiries including communications with foresters and contractors

  • Prepare detail monthly journal entries for logs and lumber inventory adjustments, adhering to close schedule and checklist.

  • Prepare month end accrual journal entries.

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly internal site profit and loss reporting, comparing actual results to budget and forecast.

  • Assists with preparing annual budget and forecasts.

  • Supports annual audits by providing supporting documentation, as requested.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Able to deal professionally, courteously, and tactfully with the public and coworkers

  • Valid Driver’s License for business travel

  • Ability to pass a drug, physical, and background check


Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs.  Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations, and airborne particles (sawdust).


As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.




Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, family medical history, or any other status protected by law.  If you are an individual with disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-6630 and/or hr@idfg.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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