Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario - Toronto, ON (28 days ago)

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Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and fast-paced environment? Are you able to energize your team while being self-motivated in managing financial operation activities? If this sounds like you, the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) would like to hear from you.

The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming and horse racing sectors and cannabis retail in Ontario in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest. We are looking to hire a Manager, Financial Operations to lead a team accountable for financial operations matters including accounts receivable and accounts payable, in-year financial processing and management, and financial year-end close.

What can I expect to do in this role?
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance your responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing accurate and timely financial information for management decision making and the Public Accounts reporting
  • Providing expertise in managing financial operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue management, travel, meal, and hospitality related expenses and financial policies
  • Overseeing the accounting inputs of AGCO revenues and levies including revenue forecasting, bank reconciliations, verification of deposits, collection of receivables, invoicing of manufacturers related to charitable gaming, and writing off of bad debts
  • Overseeing the accounts payable function including expenses, invoice payments, travel card programs and ensuring Financial Delegations of Authority (DOA) are kept current
  • Developing and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting program areas through education and communication of requirements and processes
  • Managing the development and establishment of documentation related to processes and procedures
How do I qualify?

The ideal candidate must have:
  • University degree supplemented by a Canadian professional accounting designation (e.g., CPA, CGA, CMA, CA) and 5+ years of professional financial experience (e.g., reporting, analysis, planning, and costing)
  • 5+ years of relevant experience leading a diverse functional team
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Public Sector Accounting Standards (PSAS), as well as directives, modern controllership policies, risk management, and best practices in these areas
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of business planning and financial administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of public accounts (e.g., expenditure and appropriation control, revenue management, financial statement preparation, year-end close adjustments and accruals)
  • Demonstrated skills in financial monitoring, analysis, and reporting and cost recovery accounting
  • Skills in financial modelling
  • Expertise in the use of financial information systems (e.g., Oracle Financials) and spreadsheet software (e.g. Excel) to analyze financial and performance data in an efficient and effective manner and to utilize tools to streamline activities
  • Knowledge of communications tools (e.g. Outlook, including Internet and Intranet) and computer software (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Adobe) to prepare financial and business reports, briefing notes, presentation materials, correspondence, etc., and to access information from Internet/Intranet, conduct searches, communicate with staff/ stakeholders, etc.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.

Additional Information:Address:
1 Permanent, 90 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Toronto Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group: Excluded
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Schedule: N/A
Category: Management and General
Posted on: Thursday, November 7, 2019

This posting is for an organization that is not a part of the Ontario Public Service. The information and tips on the Ontario Public Service Careers website may not apply to this posting. Please use the contact information below to contact the organization directly if you have questions.
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.