More Like This...

Recent Posts


Junior Accountant (Vancouver)

Jul 04, 2019

VIA Architecture is a strategic architectural and planning firm with offices in Vancouver, BC; Seattle, WA and Oakland CA. Highly networked across three offices, ours is a highly interactive studio-based practice concentrated in urban planning, transit systems planning and design and architecture for urban mixed-use development.

We are looking for a Junior Accountant – either full or part-time – in our Vancouver office to manage the general accounting and financial processes of our Canadian practice.

Under the supervision of the Controller, you will be responsible for performing a various day-to-day accounting tasks, including posting financial transactions, preparing bank reconciliations, cheque runs, client billing, assist in documentation for year end audit, expense reports, etc.


The right individual will have a strong work ethic, sense of accountability and analytical capabilities, a high level of initiative, adapt well to change and work quickly and accurately as part of a team.

Performance Expectations

  • Develop technical skills in the various areas of day-to-day accounting
  • Set-up files for new clients in the accounting system, manage multiple client files simultaneously
  • Process or assist the Controller in processing accounts receivable, accounts payable, capital asset acquisition and disposition and payroll and month end closing
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information and preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements and other relevant reports
  • Review, investigate and correct discrepancies and irregularities in financial entries, documents and reports
  • Establish charts of accounts and prepare entries for posting to accounts.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of VIA’s services, businesses and industry
  • Liaise and correspond professionally with clients, colleagues and the VIA leadership team
  • Analyze financial reporting for accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses
  • Raise identified issues that need to be addressed with project managers.
  • Work with project managers to manage their project budget and assist in resource planning
  • Contribute to the development of new ideas and approaches to improve work processes while effectively using VIA internal programs and systems


  • Successfully obtained, or working towards, a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Business Administration (Accounting or Finance major preferred)
  • Completion of, or working towards, all necessary prerequisites for admission into the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP) upon commencement of employment / would be an asset
  • Previous accounting experience is preferred, experience in the project accounting is an asset
  • Experience working with, or exposure to Deltek Vision is beneficial
  • Strong computer literacy including effective working skills of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits, including medical/dental insurance, retirement funds contribution matching, and transit subsidy.

How to Apply

Please email resume in PDF with cover letter/email, and Junior Accountant in subject-line, attention Lauren Hamilton, Managing Director —

  • No phone calls or office visits please.
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications for education and experience to be considered for this position.

This job description, while active, will appear at