Head Bookkeeper/Office Manager



DesJardins Contracting is a family company and a full-service civil contractor in the Okanagan Valley since 2002. Their services include on-site and off-site servicing for water, sewer, electrical, plumbing; a road, sidewalk, curb prep, concrete, paving and general earth works; excavation/backfill, for both commercial and residential projects.

They are currently seeking a bright, energetic and detail-oriented individual who is ready to step into this multi-faceted role overseeing the administrative side of their busy operations.

As a head bookkeeper, you will be responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing for about 30 employees, administration of health benefits and enrolling newly eligible employees, collecting and entering invoices into the system and checking against company records, A/P cheque runs, depositing cheques, tracking and following up on outstanding payments, preparing statements and contract progress reports, working with the controller and offsite accounting firm on reconciliations.

The office management agenda includes onboarding new employees and obtaining all necessary documentation for the employee file, ordering office supplies and maintaining adequate inventory, ensuring all office equipment and computer systems are in good working order, obtaining permits for moving equipment when required. Other tasks may be requested to accommodate business needs.

The successful candidate will share company values such as honesty, integrity, commitment, and loyalty, with a willingness to work hard and always improve. Being computer savvy with knowledge of QBO accounting software and MS Office Suite are also requirements for the role, together with extensive bookkeeping and project billing experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, initiative, attention to detail, and efficient multi-tasking and prioritizing.  Construction industry knowledge is an asset.

If you thrive in a busy environment and enjoy wearing multiple hats, we would like to hear from you! Please apply with your resume online.


How to Apply

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We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.