• Surrey
  • This position has been filled

Black Press Media has an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Accountant. This position is designed as a Junior Role with some intermediate accounting duties and offers room for career growth.

Timing is everything.  At a time when Black Press Media is undertaking a variety of new initiatives, including modernization of our vital business systems, the successful candidate will be starting at the ground level, growing with these new initiatives.

The Position

Working from our Canadian Head Office located in Surrey, BC, you will be part of our finance team that services over 100 plus online and print titles throughout Western Canada.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to all finance departments (Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Credit)
  • Remittance reconciliations
  • Customer/Vendor account reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Creating and posting journal entries
  • Assist in preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Various accounting tasks as required


  • Currently enrolled in the CPA program
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in full cycle accounting
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Problem solving & critical thinking skills
  • Team player

This position offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefits and pension package, including covering the costs of Association fees and appropriate course costs.

With a longer runway this position is ideal for someone looking for growth.

If you are an energetic self-motivated individual looking to expand your skills, this is a tremendous opportunity with a company that has experienced continued growth over the years.

Expected annual salary: $62,000 – $70,000

Black Press Media is a leading North American local news champion with operations across British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Washington State, Alaska, and Hawaii.  Over 1,500 talented employees work with us to deliver unique community news and information across a full suite of traditional media channels and digital platforms.  We value diverse viewpoints, new ways of thinking and a collaborative approach to delivering results.

Those wishing to apply for this position can send their cover letter and resumes to:

Steve Schotts


Vice-President Finance, Canadian Division

Black Press Media

Chris Hargreaves


CFO & Senior Vice President, Carpenter Media Group

We thank everyone who applies to the role.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.