Junior Accountant

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Accounting & Finance
Axiom Builders (BC)

About the Company

Axiom Builders prides itself on being a down-to-earth company with serious commitment to building things right.  As a leading general contractor of mixed-use, residential, commercial, and special projects, the company is well respected across Western Canada. With clear purpose and principles, we are known as a customer-centric group which has led to immense growth over the years. Since 2003, we have grown to become one of British Columbia’s largest construction companies. Currently, we have over 25 notable projects, representing 6,000 condo units currently under construction. Headquartered in Vancouver, Axiom also has a branch office in Calgary with satellite offices in Victoria, Edmonton and Seattle.

About the Role

Axiom Builders is looking to hire a Junior Accountant, to support general accounting functions within our growing organization. This role provides an opportunity to promote a customer-service and employee-friendly culture within the accounting department and within the company. Reporting directly to the Controller, the successful candidate will:  

  • Prepare and post detailed payroll journal entries and job costing entries;
  • Process intercompany payroll invoicing for various companies;
  • Setup and maintain profiles for project and labour cost codes within our systems;
  • Prepare various labour analysis and profit reports and provide information to our construction management teams;
  • Carry out full-cycle general ledger accounting, through to financial statement preparation for a group of assigned staffing companies;
  • Prepare GL account reconciliations and working papers, and following up to resolve any discrepancies or reconciling items in a timely manner;
  • Provide information as required to various stakeholders (e.g. project managers, accounting team members, manages, auditors, etc); 
  • Assist on other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management. 

What you Bring

The ideal Junior Accountant has excellent attention to detail and is self-motivated to work effectively both individually and as part of a larger team. As a company we value building interpersonal relationships with multiple stakeholders and are looking for someone to maintain those positive relationships with all levels of the business. You bring a curious mindset with eagerness to learn, grow, and professionally develop your skillset and knowledge.


Our Must Haves

  • Minimum one to two (1-2) years previous accounting experience or a combination of accounting education and prior work experience required; 
  • Comfortable with processing and analyzing large volumes of data;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc);
  • Excellent business communication (verbal/written) skills with the ability to communicate with different levels of the business;
  • Proficient at working in a digital and paper-free environment;
  • Experience with Acumatica ERP or Sage/Timberline systems will be considered an asset;
  • Prior experience in a construction or job costing environment will be considered an asset.

Your Rewards

Axiom Builders is not only committed to the growth of the business, but also to the success and development of our people. We recognize that people are the drivers behind Axiom’s success, and we provide our team with the tools and support they need to start, continue, and advance their long-term career with our organization.


At Axiom, we offer a very competitive compensation structure that supplements your regular income with a robust benefits package:

  • Medical and Dental Coverage: Our industry leading benefits package covers you and your dependents at no cost;
  • RRSP Matching Program: We support your future goals by matching up to 5% of your RRSP contributions;
  • Professional Development and Education Support: We are keen on internal growth and development, which is why we are excited to fully support you in your pursuit of achieving further education.


How to Apply

At Axiom Builders Inc., we are always on the lookout for talented people who are passionate about what they do. If you love what you do, and believe that with the right tools and opportunities you can do the best work of your life, please submit an application to our career portal. While we can only respond to shortlisted applicants, we will keep your information on file and consider you for future opportunities as they come available.


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