Senior Finance Officer
C First Nations Gaming Revenue Sharing Limited Partnership (the Limited Partnership) is seeking to employ a skilled and experienced Senior Finance Officer reporting to the General Manager.
The Senior Finance Officer, in collaboration with the General Manager, will be responsible and accountable for the development and implementation of financial management and accounting systems, policies and procedures for transparent and efficient operations, and timely revenue distribution.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, detail-oriented, accounting professional that will embrace collaboration and innovation while ensuring compliance with regulations, funding agreements, and reporting requirements.
Scope of the Position
Under the direction of the General Manager, the Senior Finance Officer will work to operationalize the terms of the new gaming revenue sharing agreement and the limited partnership agreements. This includes supporting the critical functions of financial and administrative management, distribution of funds, reporting and auditing, and all other ancillary functions and deliverables attached to distributing gaming revenues to BC First Nations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
• In collaboration with the General Manager, develop and implement financial management and accounting systems, policies and procedures for transparent and efficient operations, and timely revenue distribution.
• Perform applied accounting and bookkeeping work in accordance with established accounting systems and accounting standards (IFRS).
• Ensure the timely and accurate distribution of funds to limited partners.
• Develop quarterly and annual financial and accounting reports.
• Produce required financial and compliance reporting as required.
• Provide required financial reporting to limited partners and shareholders and support limited partners to anticipate and meet compliance reporting obligations.
Qualifications, Experience and Key Competencies Required
1. A Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, or equivalent relevant experience.
2. At least two years of budgeting, accounting, forecasting, financial management and reporting, internal control and risk management, audit compliance as well as payroll experience.
3. Applied knowledge and understanding of financial accounting concepts, IFRS standards, financial administration including budgeting and reporting, regulatory requirements, audit compliance requirements, taxation requirements and taxation realities related to First Nations.
4. Advanced knowledge of and high proficiency working with software and data management systems such as QuickBooks, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) and SharePoint.
5. A strong detail orientation and ability to communicate clear written and oral reports.
6. Commitment to working as part of an integrated team delivering on the mission of the gaming revenue sharing initiative.
7. Experience working with or for a First Nations owned company or community would be beneficial.
8. A valid BC driver’s license and willingness to use personal vehicle in the course of employment for required travel and client meetings, with reimbursement provided pursuant to policy.
9. The ability to pass a criminal record check and to maintain confidentiality.
Preference will be given to qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry.
Hours of Work: Full time, 40 hours a week, with flexible work hours (e.g. some evenings and weekends).
Salary Range: $64,600 to $87,400 per annum plus health benefits.