Careers

At MGBA, our team is dedicated to creating exceptional spaces through innovation, collaboration, and expertise. With a focus on meeting client needs, we craft unique solutions across diverse architectural and design projects.

Based in Vancouver, our full-service Architecture and Interior Design firm boasts a nationwide presence, serving the hospitality, mixed-use residential, retail, commercial, industrial, and institutional markets across Canada. 

We offer an energetic and social work environment. Each member of our dynamic team has the opportunity to take part and contribute to all aspects of project delivery allowing for continual growth and change.

We’re seeking a dedicated professional who thrives in a collaborative environment and possesses a passion for excellence in financial management. With a flexible schedule of approximately 20 hours per week, this role offers the perfect balance between work and life commitments.

 
As a Senior Accountant, you’ll play a pivotal role in maintaining the financial integrity of our firm while fostering a culture of knowledge-sharing and mentorship. Your expertise will guide our team towards greater efficiency and accuracy in accounting practices, ensuring the smooth operation of our financial systems. This role will be based out of our Vancouver office.
 

What you’ll do:

Process Optimization and Documentation: Establish and document efficient processes and systems for accounting operations to enhance productivity and clarity. 

Support and Guidance: Assist accounting team members by troubleshooting issues, guiding them on General Ledger (GL) coding, and addressing queries to ensure smooth operations. 

Regulatory Compliance: Ensure accurate calculation and timely submission of various taxes including Corporate Tax, GST, PST (BC and Sask), WCB, WSIB, and EHT (BC and ON) to meet regulatory requirements. 

Payroll: Serve as backup for bi-weekly payroll processing, calculate extended health and dental payroll deductions, prepare annual total compensation reports and produce annual T4s for employees. 

Financial Reporting + Analysis: Generate monthly financial statements, including Profit and Loss (P&L) statements, cash position reports, and financial analysis. Present reports at monthly Shareholder meetings and provide detailed P&L breakdowns by Job, Customer, Project Manager (PM), Industry, and Region quarterly. Collaborate with external accountants to provide accurate financial statements and working papers at year-end. 

Desired Skills + Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated proficiency with Quickbooks Online + MS Office Suite
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, projects, and activities
    • Excellent communication skills 
    • Prior experience mentoring + supervising staff an asset
    • Minimum five (5) years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience
    • Legally permitted to work in Canada 
    • Access to reliable transportation for on-site work at our office  

Note: Our office will be relocating to the brand-new Marine Landing building (8232 Manitoba Street) in March 2025.  

We are always looking for talented individuals to bring their unique and varied skills to MGBA. If you don’t see an open position that suits your experience we invite you to use this “general application” option to connect.

We are always looking for talented individuals to bring their unique and varied skills to MGBA. If you don’t see an open position that suits your experience we invite you to use this “general application” option to connect.

We are currently seeking an Architectural Technologist based out of our Vancouver office.

As an Architectural Technologist, your responsibilities will include:

      • Drawing production
      • Consultant coordination

You are able to demonstrate:

      • Initiative, attention to detail and follow-through 
      • Excellent time management and strong organizational skills 
      • An ability to work independently and as a member of a larger team
      • Proficient communication skills
      • An interest in growing your skills and responsibilities

You must be:

      • Proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office

You must have:

      • Graduated from a recognized Canadian program (e.g. BCIT, NAIT, SAIT, George Brown, Other)
      • Experience in the production of complete drawing packages an asset
      • Professional work experience in Canada an asset

We are currently seeking an Intermediate Interior Designer based out of our Vancouver office.

Your responsibilities will include:

      • Facilitating meetings to establish scope, budget, schedule, goals and design objectives
      • Developing strong design concepts conveyed via orthographic + 3D drawings
      • Efficiently zoning, block planning and space planning to programming requirements
      • Collaborating with team to design projects
      • Participating in + sometimes leading client presentations
      • Producing complete construction document sets including millwork detailing
      • Assisting with site reviews + performing contract administration duties during project construction
      • Developing, coordinating + procuring FF&E packages while tracking budget adherence

You are able to demonstrate:

      • Initiative, attention to detail and follow-through 
      • Excellent time management and strong organizational skills 
      • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines for multiple, fast-paced projects
      • Graphic and visualization skills 
      • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with coworkers, clients and consultants
      • Documentation and field observation skills 
      • Ability to execute the principles and elements of design in all phases
      • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas verbally and visually 
      • Knowledge of building codes verifying code compliance of Interior Design scope

You must be:

      • Proficient with AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketchup, Enscape, InDesign, and Microsoft Office
      • Vectorworks, Revit and Lumion skills an asset
      • A self-starter that takes initiative

You must have:

      • Minimum 5 years of professional work experience
      • Demonstrated experience in the design and construction of commercial interior spaces in Canada

We are always looking for talented individuals to bring their unique and varied skills to MGBA. If you don’t see an open position that suits your experience we invite you to use this “general application” option to connect.

We are currently seeking an experienced Interior Designer for our growing Victoria office.

RESPONSIBILITIES you will have:

      • Create, develop + execute unique design concepts in collaboration with your team
      • Facilitate meetings to establish schedule, scope + budget requirements, client goals + design objectives
      • Zoning + space planning to best meet programming requirements
      • Collaboration with design leads in project development
      • Establish positive client relationships through successful management of expectations, communication + in the production of intriguing design presentations
      • Produce complete construction packages including MasterFormat specifications + construction drawings
      • Assist with site reviews + perform contract administration during project construction
      • Develop, coordinate + procure FF&E packages aligned with the programmed budget

SKILLS we’re looking for:

      • Passionate, industrious, proactive + inquisitive
      • Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Enscape, Adobe Creative Cloud + Microsoft Office
      • Revit, Vectorworks + Lumion skills an asset
      • Excellent time management and strong organizational skills 
      • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines for multiple, fast-paced projects
      • Initiative, attention to detail and follow-through 
      • Graphic and visualization skills through 3D modelling + freehand sketching
      • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with coworkers, clients, consultants + suppliers
      • Documentation and field observation skills 
      • Ability to execute the principles and elements of design in all phases
      • Ability to effectively communicate design ideas verbally and visually 
      • Knowledge of building codes verifying code compliance of Interior Design scope
      • Strong comprehension of FF+E and capable of developing FF+E packages

QUALIFICATIONS you have:

      • Legally permitted to work in Canada
      • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Interior Design, Architecture, or equivalent
      • Minimum 4 years of experience in multi-residential, commercial, and/or hospitality design [at least 2 years in Canada]

We are always looking for talented individuals to bring their unique and varied skills to MGBA. If you don’t see an open position that suits your experience we invite you to use this “general application” option to connect.

Perks we offer:

      • A comprehensive Benefits Plan
      • Base salary + discretionary bonus eligibility
      • Generous time off allotments
      • Flexible schedule; WFH opportunities
      • Professional Development + Continuing Education subsidy (from conferences to lunch + learns)
      • Open invitation to our regular company events
      • Subsidized annual membership and license fees
      • Dog-friendly office environment

Workplace Safety:

In order to do all we can to ensure the safety of our team and clients, MGBA requires that everyone working within our organization be vaccinated unless they have an exemption for accommodation pursuant to the Provincial Human Rights Code. Proof of vaccination status may be required.

MGBA is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including, but not limited to, visible minorities, peoples with disabilities, racialized peoples, Indigenous peoples, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Please let us know if you require any accommodations throughout the interview process. We will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate.