LP Building Products ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT in Sagola, Michigan


LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products. At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work. For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.


Under general supervision, provide a variety of clerical accounting duties in support of an accounting function or department.


Mill-Based Positions

  • Process wood payments for wood suppliers and corrections to scale tickets as needed.
  • Process miscellaneous sales invoices, which include employee sales, mulch, scrap metal, etc.
  • Submit check vouchers for all miscellaneous invoices and any other checks received on site
  • Reconcile petty cash as needed
  • Reconcile transactions, financial data, and other information to automated accounting system (SAP) correcting errors as needed.
  • Design, prepare and maintain spreadsheets
  • Prepare statements, invoices, account reconciliations and moderately complex reports
  • Perform miscellaneous office duties
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary

Corporate-Based Positions

  • Post transactional accounting information to appropriate accounts
  • Prepare statements, invoices, and moderately complex reports
  • Process accounts payables and/or accounts receivables.
  • Work with vendors and customers in resolving account issues and discrepancies
  • Work with internal processing groups in various work streams for process efficiencies
  • May process payroll for hourly employees
  • Perform miscellaneous office duties
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping techniques
  • Strong math skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good data entry and 10-key skills
  • Good written, oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages, including the ability to satisfactorily perform all SAP tasks associated with this role


  • High school diploma with advanced coursework in accounting


  • 3 - 4 years' accounting or clerical experience required
  • Or any combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position


  • Office environment

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

Job Code: 0510042

Date Posted: 07 / 17 / 2017

Name: Sagola, MI

Category: Manufacturing - OSB