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Job opportunity: Accountant

by Staff Writer / Vancouver Canucks
Position:Accountant

Department:Finance
Reports to: Assistant Controller, Arena
Term: Effective October 2010 – March 31, 2011

SUMMARY: The Accountant will work closely with the Assistant Controller, Arena on the financial work involved with projects of the Canucks Sports & Entertainment (“CSE”) Finance Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(other duties may be assigned as required)

  • Review and/or prepare accounting source documents and reports including account reconciliations, journal entries, allocations, invoices and cheques
  • Prepare and review monthly financial statements for Vancouver Canucks Limited Partnership, including detailed variance analysis
  • Assist in the preparation and monthly monitoring of the annual budget including variance analysis, monthly forecasting and monthly reporting of same to department heads
  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations for Arena, Hockey and Canuck Card as assigned
  • Reconcile inter-company accounts for all companies
  • Assist with Vancouver Arena Limited Partnership accounting as assigned
  • Prepare and file HST and non-resident withholding taxes for all companies as required
  • Provide support to accounts payable and accounts receivable as required
  • Assist with Canuck season ticket renewal and playoff ticketing as required
  • Assist in financial matters related to other companies within the CSE group of companies as required, including reconciliations and special projects
  • Other accounting related duties as assigned

REQUIRED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & ABILITIES:
  • 2 to 3 years general accounting with experience in preparing financial statements and account analysis
  • Enrollment in a recognized accounting program (i.e. CGA, CMA – 3rd level) preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, MS Word, Outlook, and accounting systems
  • Knowledge of Sun Systems an asset
  • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Speed and accuracy in data entry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to effectively communicate financial results to various members of the CSE management team
  • Must be a team player with a strong customer service focus

KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Cheerful, embraces fun and celebration in the workplace
  • High degree of personal integrity and honesty
  • Works cooperatively, strives to meet team goals
  • Excellence through innovation, commitment and continual improvement
  • A passion for success
  • Works with enthusiasm, dedication, respect and pride
  • Strong customer/fan focus
  • Receptive to new ideas and approaches, adapts well to change
Interested, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter, specifying position applied for, no later than September 30, 2010. It is preferable that you apply online by accessing our website at www.canucks.com; alternatively you may fax your application to (604) 899-7451.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
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