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Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: 

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA Surrey, British Columbia, CA Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, CA Coquitlam, British Columbia, CA Richmond, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA North Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 130001 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: OGC 

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 Accounts Payable Clerk is an entry level role focused on supporting a project in accounting and finance related functions. 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 Accounts Payable Clerk 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

Kiewit’s Western Canada District is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.  We primarily perform heavy civil projects specializing in earth moving, transportation, roadways, bridges, water resources, and underground utilities. We are looking for hard working individuals with a passion for construction who aren’t afraid to get their hands dirty! Our current opportunities are spread across the entire west coast of Canada.

Location

This position is based out of Burnaby, BC. 

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.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and monitor the general ledger account GR/IR (Goods Receipt/Invoice Received)
  • Have a thorough understanding of the three way match process of reconciling purchase orders to goods receipt and vendor invoices for the amount, units and item description(s)
  • Proactive in researching/problem solving the resolution of items in the GR/IR and Accounts Payable accounts that are starting to age
  • Act as a support unit to field and office personnel to promote quality and accuracy within the accounts payable process
  • Coordinate with the training of field personnel and KBS Processors
  • Research outstanding credit balances and coordinate with vendors to resolve
  • Coordinate efforts between Kiewit field personnel and vendors for timely, accurate payment of invoices
  • Review the work of other individuals within the department to ensure that the same level of accuracy is being applied across the department to internal customers and external vendors
  • Review invoices on select projects and coordinate the release of payment

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required
  • 2+ years of accounting experience including general ledger & accounts payable experience
  • Previous experience with SAP strongly preferred
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • This position requires self-awareness and initiative. The individual must also be able to develop and execute effective accounting practices. They must be an individual who is comfortable operating at both the strategic and tactical level.
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent analytical, math and organizational skills
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions of approaches to problems
  • Ability to follow and understand process and controls
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies and to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a high-volume environment
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Ability to put in the time required to get the job done
  • Ability to multitask and manage a fluctuating workload
  • Demonstrated ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine 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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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