Reporting to the Vice President, Finance, the Director, Finance supports various operating departments at Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CSE) from a financial perspective. This position also provides leadership to members of the Finance Team. This role will focus on:

  • Preparing lender compliance packages for assigned CSE entities

  • Managing preparation of budgets and forecasts for assigned CSE entities and departments

  • Providing ongoing financial support to assigned CSE entities

  • Overseeing preparation of required head-office reporting, acting as liaison with head office on key matters

  • Assisting with corporate tax returns and tax working papers for assigned CSE entities

  • Supervising and reviewing the completion of monthly reconciliations and financial statements, including reporting to business units in accordance with month end deadlines

  • Managing the year end audit, including the review of all year-end audit working papers and acting as liaison with external audit team

  • Preparing year-end financial statements and year-end financial statement packages, including various League reporting requirements

  • Providing treasury management and periodic cash flow analysis

  • Providing any required research and analysis into accounting issues

  • Reviewing Finance policies, procedures, and internal controls, and updating as necessary

  • Developing plans for and overseeing the adoption of new finance and accounting systems and special projects

  • Managing department goal setting and strategy to align with overall organizational objectives, communicating progress to the department and monitor results

  • Reviewing sponsorship, suite, and other premium agreements, and working with these departments to assist with their reporting needs

  • Working closely with food and beverage, arena, and retail operations teams, providing ad-hoc financial review and analysis as needed

  • Overseeing capital plans and budgets for the organization

  • Leading, coaching, mentoring, training, and recruiting Finance Department staff

  • Assisting Vice President, Finance with special projects as needed


  • 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


  • Professional accounting designation: CPA

  • Minimum 8 years’ finance experience in a management capacity

  • Proven experience supervising, leading and motivating finance and accounting staff

  • Experience with complex budgets and forecasting

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to summarize ideas and issues, and succinctly present to Senior Leadership

  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams to achieve reporting objectives

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues

  • Ability to handle conflicting deadlines and prioritize


  • Knowledge of Microsoft D365

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in the world and Canucks Sports & Entertainment strives to create a workforce that is inclusive, equitable, and represents our beautiful, unique community. We value unique perspectives, ideas, and creativity that support a diverse, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Canucks Sports & Entertainment is committed to building and supporting a diverse team.

This position will remain open until filled.