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Reporting to the Director, Finance; the Accountant is a key member of the Finance team, providing financial support to the Abbotsford Centre Arena. This position supports the Finance team in the areas of financial reporting, cash management, reconciliation of sales, cost of sales, and other duties as outlined below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

A typical day includes:

  • Preparing weekly bank reconciliations and monthly journal entries

  • Analyzing expenses and allocating expenses to other companies

  • Managing balance sheet accounts and intercompany reconciliations

  • Preparing monthly departmental reports for Directors and Managers

  • Updating contra tracker and ensuring approvals are in place for usage

  • Assisting A/P with invoice coding, taxes, and month end accruals

  • Assisting in the preparation of the next fiscal operating budget

  • Assisting with year-end audit working papers

  • Assisting with reconciliation and posting journal entries from inventory management software and point of sale reporting for hospitality and retail sales

  • Assisting with event settlements and gathering necessary components such as box office reports, operations activities, catering costs, stagehand, and other labour costs

  • Assisting in end-of-night settlements with promoters and merchandise teams, as required

  • Facilitating service agreements for arena operations, communicating with suppliers, and assisting in negotiation of contracts

WE HAVE:

  • A team you can belong to and believe in

  • A fun, high energy environment

  • An open mind for new ideas

  • The opportunity to embark on a career development journey

YOU MUST HAVE:

  • At least 3 years of general accounting experience, with experience in preparing financial statements and account analysis

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a CPA or enrolled in the CPA program

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook, D365 or other accounting systems

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Speed and accuracy in data entry

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to effectively communicate financial results to various members of the leadership team

  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment under strict time deadlines

  • A team player attitude with a strong customer service focus

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required

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