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Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable (Temporary 24 months)

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Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation

At BCLC, we play fair.  We believe that playing fairly is a serious responsibility and an empowering opportunity. Our commitment to social, economic and environmental responsibility is central to all we do and captured in our slogan “Playing it Right”. From our LEED Metro Vancouver office, to our responsible gambling program, GameSense, we are committed to ensuring that we always consider the impact of our business on the people and communities of BC. At BCLC, we play for BC. We employ—directly and indirectly—almost 26,000 people in gambling operations, related government agencies and charities as well as support services. 

At BCLC, we make it fun to be an adult. For more than 30 years, we’ve entertained customers with a chance to dream and have fun, while delivering revenue to the Government of BC for the benefit of British Columbians. During this time, we've evolved from a lottery corporation to a full-spectrum gambling entertainment company responsible for conducting, managing and operating lottery, casino, community gaming (bingo) and eGaming in BC. We strive to create outstanding gambling experiences and to have our games evolve with the player’s idea of excitement. For us, playing is not all about winning; it’s about entertainment.

 

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, Connect) ;
  • Strong computer skills – MS office suite;
  • Attention to detail.

 

Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.

Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


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