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Junior Accountant

Vancouver, BC


Competitive Base Salary, Bonus, 100% Benefits



STRIVE is a Vancouver based recruitment firm offering recruitment solutions in the specialist areas of Accounting & Finance, Corporate Administration and Operations & Manufacturing. We are passionate about recruitment at STRIVE and commit to offering an upfront, genuine and consultative approach to everything we do. Our proactive recruitment approach allows us to uncover high calibre professionals for niche, specialized and what are often regarded as "hard to fill" roles.



STRIVE is working with a leading construction specialist on the recruitment of a Junior Accountant. Our client is a fast-growing company that is working on a number of high-profile real estate and civil development projects across the province.

Reporting directly to the Controller, the Junior Accountant will play a crucial role in the accounts payable function for a portfolio of companies. Additionally, the Junior Accountant will assist the development accountants with various accounting duties, providing vital support to our Finance Team.


  • Handle end-to-end accounts payable processes, working closely with the Accounts Payable Administrator.
  • Receive, track, code, and process trade AP invoices, utility bills, tax payments, and other invoices.
  • Reconcile progress billings received from General Contractors.
  • Collaborate with Project and Development Managers in the invoice approval process.
  • Prepare corporate credit card spreadsheets, process credit card payments, and manage employee expense reports.
  • Coordinate cheque runs, quick cheques, online bill payments and ensure timely distribution of payments to vendors.
  • Conduct vendor statement reconciliations and promptly resolve discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly AP and AR Aging reports.
  • Prepare cash/cheque deposits for the banks.
  • Assist in bank reconciliations.
  • Update AP-related sections in the 45-day cash position forecast spreadsheet.
  • Assist with general ledger entries and imports.
  • Input and process customer progress billings.
  • Aid Project/Development Managers/Development Analysts in contract administration, ensuring approved contracts are accurately entered as commitments and/or purchase orders in the system.
  • Assist in recording approved change orders in the system for budget, costing, and contract purposes.
  • Serve as a backup for processing Letter of Credit requests.
  • Provide backup support to the front desk receptionist.
  • Set up, scan, organize, and maintain accounting records, including bank statements, CRA statements, and other pertinent documents.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or finance and experience in Accounts Payable.
  • Highly organized and self-motivated with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Education and knowledge of accounting procedures and principles is preferred


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