Junior Accountant

Surrey, BC, Canada
Full Time
Entry Level
Wesgroup Equipment is a Family of Companies, comprised of Westerra Equipment, Williams Machinery, and Vermeer British Columbia. Our 8 locations across British Columbia sell, rent, and fix equipment. We also train people on how to operate machinery safely and effectively. From forklifts to skid steers, excavators, loaders and dump trucks, our Family of Companies services industries such as warehousing, milling, construction, forestry, recycling and more with their equipment needs. Join our award-winning company and experience working at a Platinum Certified Canada’s Best Managed Company, and one of BC’s Top Employers. 

Reporting to the Controller, the Junior Accountant performs a variety of tasks in a professional and efficient manner.  The position manages the daily and month-end accounting functions related to inventory, capital assets, financing and other balance sheet and income statement accounts. The Junior Accountant is based out of the Surrey office and works 40 hours on average per week Monday to Friday.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review inventory sale transactions for accuracy;
  • Manage financing of all inventory and rental assets;
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Reconcile capital assets and rental fleets;
  • Prepare salesman commission calculations;
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile balance sheet accounts at month end;
  • Assist branch personnel with inquiries and requests;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Maintain a mindset of growth and curiosity to improve company processes and self;
  • Strong interpersonal and team working abilities;
  • Excellent organizational skills showcased through proactive communication and task completion;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Meet deadlines without compromising accuracy;
  • Always uphold professionalism internally and externally;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Training, Education and Experience:
  • 1-3 years relevant work experience;
  • Desire to enroll in CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) an asset but not required;
  • Degree or diploma in Accounting or Business discipline.

Compensation Package:

  • Salary between $37,000 - $50,000 depending on skills and qualifications.
  • 3 weeks of vacation.
  • Medical and dental benefits.
  • RRSP matching plan.

  • Build trust – with customers and each other.
  • Be a team player – commit to working together to win.
  • Be customer-focused – “wow” customers so they become raving fans.
  • Support community – care for our people, our community and our planet.
  • Deliver results – know what you need to do and get it done.

Privacy Notice for Job Applicants: By applying, you consent to share your name and email with our third-party assessment provider solely for assessment purposes, if required. We will manage your data confidentially and will not use it for any other purpose. If you have any concerns, please contact our HR department at careers@wesgroupequipment.com.

Selection Process Notification: Due to the volume of applications, we will contact only the shortlisted candidates. Thank you for considering career opportunities with Wesgroup Equipment.


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