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Intermediate Accountant (FT, 15 mths)

Location: 

Kamloops, BC, CA

Job Function:  Finance Corporate Services and Internal Audit


Overview:

Joining the Finance & Corporate services team at BCLC means you’ll be working with a dedicated group of talented professionals in Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Procurement, Business Continuity, Facilities, and Business Services.
 

The financial management of a complex organization including lottery operations, casino & community gaming, and eGaming business units, which collectively took in over $1.4 billion in net income last year falls within this group.
 

Working with revenues of well over half a billion dollars in fiscal 2019, an increase over the previous fiscal year, approximately 20% of BCLC’s total revenues which represents BCLC’s largest player base, our Lottery finance operations group is responsible for recording the gross gaming wagers and direct costs related to Lottery operations including manually recording lottery transactions, ILC funding and reimbursements, instant game management and more.
 

As a Crown Corporation that earns more than a billion dollars in annual revenue, BCLC’s commitment to giving funds back to the province is an integral part of our business, but still only one piece of the picture. At BCLC, we exist to generate win-wins for the greater good. We believe everything we do must benefit the well-being of all involved. Through our Social Purpose, we aspire to make sure, in all of our endeavours and transactions and relationships – in the most important sense of life, livelihood, meaning, and well-being – nobody loses, and every person we touch comes out ahead.  BCLC is committed to creating a welcoming workplace where everyone feels safe, included, and valued. For us, that means building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We all are winners when differences are respected, valued and celebrated.
 

Job Summary:

The Intermediate Accountant delivers professional services and financial solutions to the organization.  This role ensures that policies, programs, services and strategies are developed and implemented in an ongoing and consistent manner.  The Intermediate Accountant will act as a consultative partner by providing expertise and analysis to internal and external stakeholders to BCLC to enable the business to deliver operational functions efficiently and effectively. Individuals in this position may also be responsible for some financial systems work including systems maintenance, financial reporting/training, and testing and implementation of changes.  
 

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Intermediate Accountant will perform all or some of the following duties: 
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:    
  • First-level review of work done by accounting technicians;
  • Provide assistance, ongoing support and training to accounting technicians;
  • Training and orientation of new staff members (in conjunction with other subject matter experts and departmental management);
  • Systems, process, and quality reviews with consideration of valid internal controls;
  • Department-specific financial and systems analysis and trouble-shooting;
  • Completion of complex reconciliations;
  • Development of appropriate inter-system balancing processes;
  • Analysis of departmental processes, including the identification of process improvements, as well as the development of solution options and recommendations;
  • Ensure for appropriate and timely document management;
  • General accounting and variance analysis.


Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • Completion of university degree in accounting or equivalent progress in a recognized professional accounting designation;
  • In active pursuit of either the Canadian Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or the Advanced Certificate in Accounting & Finance (ACAF) designation;
  • Minimum three to five years of progressively responsible accounting experience;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.


Technical Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and trusting relationships with managers, employees and peers;
  • Strong knowledge of principles of accounting with the ability to apply them in a practical way;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present comprehensive information in an easily understood manner. Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work within established deadlines and time constraints;
  • Ability to act on own initiative, to exercise sound judgment An ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to be self-motivated, work independently, as well as being part of a team;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking skills, demonstrating innovation;
  • Working knowledge of corporate financial systems (SAP, Connect) would be an asset;
  • Strong computer skills – MS office suite;
  • Strong attention to detail.


Additional Information:

  • Effective November 22, 2021, BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.
  • To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQAI+ community.
  • BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options for its employees.
  • Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates.
  • If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to recruitment@bclc.com.
  • For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC’s Top Employers – and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit: www.corporate.bclc.com
     

Please Note: 
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.


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