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Junior Business Unit Accountant

Broadway Tech Centre, 500-2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Req #301
February 27, 2024

Junior Business Unit Accountant

Vancouver, BC



Are you looking for an opportunity to…


  • Leave a positive impact on the environment through supporting design teams?
  • Work in a close-knit group of professionals?
  • Focus on continued growth and development?


What makes us stand out?


Our tag line “Down to Earth / Up to the Challenge” says a lot about who we are. In broad terms, we think KCB’s primary differentiators are:


  • our global reputation for technical excellence
  • our appetite to tackle problems with unique complexities
  • our creative perspectives that come through diverse and inclusive teams


What you would engage in:


As a Junior Business Unit Accountant, you will have the opportunity to work with a talented accounting team in support of KCB’s Mining Environmental Group (“MEG”). Reporting to the Accounting Team Lead, this individual will be responsible for a variety of project and business unit accounting functions The role of Junior Business Unit Accountant will not provide fulfill CPA designation requirements, but it does comes with the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule and will provide you with the opportunity to:


This role will give you the opportunity to:


  • Ensure project-related invoicing is processed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Oversee and coordinate all project accounting activities including time transfers, project revenue adjustments and non-chargeable effort for designated projects
  • Setup and close projects, bill rate, budgets, change order maintenance
  • Assist in preparing monthly project and expense analysis reports
  • Follow up WIP and A/R weekly
  • Process project expenses
  • Review employee expense reports and vendor invoices for projects
  • Collaborating with Project Manager to identify solutions to streamline work
  • Prepare and enter journal entries as required
  • Maintain project related documentation and requirements including contracts, addendums, modifications of purchase and service orders.
  • Escalate problems with appropriate discretion and expedite resolution to any issues


What we require:


We respect that you might just be graduating and looking to begin your career. We do however require the following qualifications:


  • A degree or diploma in accounting
  • Strong organizational skills, with an ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Great problem solving skills and the desire to seek solutions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact collaboratively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous project accounting experience is an asset
  • Proficient in MS Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience using ERP project accounting systems
  • Understand GAAP and accounting controls


The salary for this position is $48,000 to $62,000 per year. Salary is based on applicable experience, education, and skill level.


Along with continued career development, KCB offers:


  • Hybrid work opportunities
  • Annual performance and salary review
  • PSMJ’s supported track record of profitability, leading to above average bonus payouts
  • Vacation policy that aligns to your experience
  • Paid OT, and sick days
  • Flexible benefits, including RSP, social, and mental well-being initiatives
  • Commitment to global ESG standards


We are a global organization committed to employment equity. We respect the uniqueness that makes you, you. We encourage applications from all qualified career seekers, regardless of gender, sex, religion, or nationality.


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Telecommute % 40
  • Required Education Associate Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Broadway Tech Centre, 500-2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada