Experienced Controller
Dominion Sportservice/Delaware North Companies - Edmonton, AB

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About Us: This position is located at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. This arena seats 17,000 and is home to The Edmonton Oilers NHL hockey team. Rexall Place is one of the premier sporting and entertainment venues in Edmonton hosting big ticket events such as the Canadian Finals Rodeo, Pavorotti, Josh Groban, Metallica as well as many other special events. Delaware North Companies Sportservice is the premier food and beverage provider for this $20 million account, as well as for Telus Field in Edmonton, Alberta.

Job Duties: The successful associate will be responsible for overseeing all financial and reporting functions for the unit including accounting, payroll, annual plan, audit assistance and cash management, as well as financial analysis of the operation.
In addition:
§ Manages day-to-day operations of the accounting department, including
supervision of accounting personnel;
§ Preparation, review and approval of: Daily Sales Report, accounts
receivable, payroll, and accounts payable.
§ Responsible for analyzing and reporting variances, monthly financial
projections, month-end accounting duties, oversees audit requirements and
cash management.
§ Implementation and enforcement of internal controls; ensure compliance
with company policies and procedures.
§ In conjunction with GM, coordinate and direct the preparation of the
annual plan budget and financial forecast.
§ Analyze and interpret accounting information in order to appraise
operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and
other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of
the unit.

Job Requirements: Qualified candidates must have:
§ Minimum of five (5) years related experience, including previous
supervisory experience.
§ Operations Experience, especially in a hospitality (Food & Beverage)
environment, PREFERRED.
§ Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required; CGA and Master’s
degree preferred.
§ Knowledge of standard, accepted accounting principles and procedures.
§ Analytical abilities, good planning & organizational skills.
§ Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
§ Ability to communicate with management regarding financials.
§ Strong computer skills, including MS Office, and PeopleSoft Financials or
similar accounting software. Familiarity with QUEST an asset.
§ Proven ability to effectively supervise up to five (5) direct reports.
§ Flexible availability: to include days, late nights, weekends, and
some holidays.

Salary: Commensurate with knowledge, experience, ability
Benefits: Standard Group Benefits Package; Life Insurance, STD & LTD, RRSP Plan; Vacation, etc.
If you would like to apply for this opportunity or are aware of a candidate that you would like to refer, please submit resume to the Rexall jobs e-mail or contact Human Resources at 780-471-8196.