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Senior Accountant, Indirect Taxation & Treasury


Hybrid - Kamloops or Vancouver, BC, CA

Job Function:  Finance Corporate Services and Internal Audit

BCLC exists to generate win-wins for the greater good.

For our people, our players, our province, and our planet.

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Being a social purpose company, we are not only able to better align our business decisions with our purpose, but more importantly, we are committing to doing our part in creating a better world.


We generate win-wins by asking our employees, partners, and government stakeholders to continually evaluate the impacts of all activities and decisions on individuals, institutions, communities and the planet. Motivated and guided by our social purpose, everything we do must benefit the greater good.


We want you to be where you feel you can do your best work. This job can be done remotely providing you reside in BC.

        For those who prefer working in a community with others, we have two beautiful offices in convenient locations: 

        2980 Virtual Way, Vancouver | 74 Seymour Street W, Kamloops

This is a 15 Months, Full Time opportunity
Expected Salary Range: $70,177.00 - $87,722.00 - $109,652.00 

        Our typical hiring range will be +/- 10% of the midpoint shown above

        Factors influencing this decision include qualifications and market conditions for the role



Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant delivers professional services and financial solutions to the organization.  This role ensures that policies, programs, services and strategies are conceptualized, developed and implemented.  The Senior Accountant will act as a consultative partner by providing expertise, analysis and advice to internal and external stakeholders to BCLC to enable the business to deliver on operational and financial reporting efficiently and effectively.  


Key Accountabilities:

The Senior Accountant will perform all or some of the following duties: 

  • Understands, interprets, and explains financial accounting standards, corporate policies, procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Understands and explains the function of key business processes and systems;
  • Performs complex analyses and operational  reports which may have high-level or external audiences;
  • Performs primary and secondary reviews of others’ work;
  • Where departmentally appropriate performs/supports master data maintenance on financial operational systems;
  • Acts as a subject matter expert;
  • Researches, develops, and implements processes, policies, and procedures;
  • Provides informal leadership through coaching and mentoring peers and other staff members;
  • Proactively develops, maintains, and manages strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Writes accounting position papers and standards interpretation memos as required.


Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • An accredited professional accounting designation;
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible accounting experience;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.


Technical Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of principles of accounting with the ability to apply them in a practical way;
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and trusting relationships with managers, employees and peers;
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex information in an easily understood manner tailoring the communication to diverse audiences to facilitate understanding;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work within established deadlines and time constraints;
  • Ability to assist,  direct and provide ongoing review, feedback and training on the operational activities of the accountants;
  • Demonstrated ability to act on own initiative and exercise professional judgment; 
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to be self-motivated, work independently, as well as being part of a team;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and motivational  skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
  • Working knowledge of corporate financial systems (SAP, BlackLine, Workiva);
  • Strong computer skills – MS office suite;
  • Attention to detail.

In addition to the Key Accountabilities, when working in Indirect Taxation and Treasury, this role:

  • Monitors tax legislation and reviews current tax practices for tax planning purposes
  • Ensures accurate indirect tax remittance and accounting
  • Supports banking and stakeholder relationship (CRA, CBSA, and external consultants)
  • Provides direction for tax function and champions tax related issues
  • Proactively identifies tax optimization strategies 
  • Facilitates team and corporate wide tax education
  • Determines optimal capital structure; manage liquidity, investments and cash flow
  • Manages cash flow, borrowing and investing
  • Manages foreign exchange risk, exposure and requirements
  • Treasury and investment management
  • Performs other duties as required


What’s in it for you

  • Robust wellness programs to enhance your physical, mental, social, financial and career well being
  • We pride ourselves on our work-life integration and our 37.5 hour work week. 
  • Our Play It Forward program provides volunteer hours for our people each year
  • See all our rewards here

However you identify, or whatever your path in life, if you see something here that makes you excited to get to work every day, please apply. We hire people for skills, capabilities and potential, not education and experience.


We value Respect, Integrity and Community, and we provide an inclusive environment where everyone can feel like they belong.


Our social purpose is much more than returning 100% of net income to the province in the form of healthcare & education programs, and community gaming grants. Check it out!


Did you know BCLC is an industry leader in player health & responsible gambling? Find out more!


We are trained in neurodivergent hiring. If you require accommodation so you can be at your best in the interview, please let us know:


All candidates must be at least 19 years of age and legally eligible to work in Canada 

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