Business Coordinator - Western Canada District 2023


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 166999 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Western Canada District 

Department: Shared Services 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Are you interested in helping be responsible for the business management of projects ranging from $1 million to $4 billion? How about taking part in key forecasting and accounting practices? If this is something that interests you, Kiewit is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day!

The Business Coordinator is an entry level role focused on supporting a project in accounting and finance related functions.  Each project at Kiewit is run like a small business, with the Business Coordinator concentrated on critical tasks such as cost control, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, human capital management, and compliance.  This position will become skilled executing processes and utilizing tools related to different types of cost and revenue components such as labor, construction equipment, materials, and subcontracts.  The Business Coordinator will be an integral part of the month end close out process, and assist with preparing a financial reporting package for project management.

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too. 

District Overview

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs.


This position will be based in the Lower Mainland, British Columbia.


•    Demonstrates understanding of the accounts payable process workflow and is able troubleshoot payment or vendor issues
•    Performs weekly payroll verification
•    Understands the payroll and HR process workflows
•    Masters the systems used to properly hire, transfer, terminate, and pay all employees 
•    Performs basic clerical functions such as filing, copying, and data entry 
•    Manage assigned workflows to ensure timely processing of vendor invoices
•    Process a high volume of invoices with accuracy
•    Perform three-way-match reconciliation of purchase order to goods receipt to invoice


 Preferred to have experience in accounting focused administrative or clerk role
•    Ability to be flexible and adapt to new processes and procedures in order to ensure efficiency and excellence in A/P Processing
•    Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a high-volume environment
•    Ability to understand both functional and end-to-end processes and controls
•    Ability to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making
•    Critical thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to use logic and reasoning to analyze and identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
•    Experience in a professional work environment
•    Effective verbal and written communication skills; clearly conveys messages and ideas, gains understanding; generates interest and holds attention, listens and is open to the ideas of others
•    Highly motivated and self-directed; initiative and a sense of urgency to get things done
•    Attention to detail with ability to recognize discrepancies; ability to spot and anticipate problems and seek solutions
•    Excellent analytical, math and organization skills
•    Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish assigned work
•    Excellent customer service and collaboration skills; ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization
•    Must be flexible to take on new duties as they arise.  

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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