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Accounts Payable Assistant in Coquitlam at Western Pacific Enterprise

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

Western Pacific Enterprises, subsidiary of the MYR Group, is looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant in its Coquitlam, BC office. WPE is one of the largest and most respected electrical contractors in western Canada with a long history of success and commitment to excellence. This will be a junior-level position within the accounting department with opportunities for growth and advancement.


  • Administer invoices
  • Process job and office expenses (Telephone, courier, utilities, etc)
  • Reconcile job site expenses
  • Enter purchase orders in accounting system
  • Match invoices to purchase orders and packing slips
  • Assess appropriate sales tax
  • New vendor setups
  • Research and respond to vendors and/or PMs on invoice discrepancies
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable.

Job Requirements


  • 1 to 2 years experience within an accounting position
  • Past experience in banking or similar environments of high volume data entry and accuracy is required
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Word and 10-key input is required
  • Logic with numbers and accounting tasks is required
  • Basic understanding of G/L account and cost code structure
  • Experience with document imaging is a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and accurate,
  • Analytical problem solving aptitude is a definite plus
  • Must have great organizational skills and able to meet deadlines
  • Seeking candidates who are self starters, flexible, reliable and punctual
  • Experience using JD Edwards E1 software preferred
  • Very strong data processing skills
  • Very good command of English Language
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Able to work with others

Salary commensurate with experience.

Apply at:  Complete work history OR resume attachment is a must to be considered for employment. If you require an accommodation to complete the online application, please call our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.