At Atlantic Lottery, we wake up knowing that every day we give back to Atlantic Canadians and their communities. Every single one of our 600 employees contributes to our success; delivering annual sales of more than a billion dollars, returning 100 percent of profits to the provinces, awarding 90,000 prizes of all sizes every day, and supporting communities through employment and contributions to causes large and small.
The Junior Accountant is the subject matter expert for Treasury Management including Cash Flow Forecasting to monitor cash flow position, identify risks, and make fund management recommendations in a timely manner while ensuring adherence with debt covenants and associated debt management. The incumbent requires a thorough understanding of all transactions, associated business processes, applicable legislative and regulatory considerations, appropriate accounting treatments, and end-to-end flow of journal entries throughout the entire process cycle. The Jr. Accountant also contributes to the preparation of corporate budget and projections and is responsible for monthly analysis of financial performance and impact on goals set.
What you'll do
Financial Accounting - Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, and analysis to ensure financial transactions are complete, reliable, and compliant with IFRS standards and other applicable legislation; maintain a solid understanding of CoA and tax rules.
Reporting and Analysis - Prepare internal and external reports and requests for information, as required.
Budgets and Projections - Work closely with Operating Expense business planners of minimally complex cost centers to prepare the annual budget and quarterly projections using a strong understanding of IFRS regulations to ensure financial accuracy and compliance. Validate assumptions, analyze results to assess impact on corporate goals, and provide recommendations regarding risks and opportunities.
Variance Analysis – Analyze monthly financial results for assigned cost centers to assess impact on ALC's corporate financial goals. Identify targets at risk, investigate root cause and make recommendations for course correction.
Treasury Management (SME) – Maintain completeness and accuracy of Cash Flow Forecasting and associated Debt Management including issues management, weekly line of credit, debt repayment, covenant compliance, etc.; liaise with Bank contacts to maintain current and accurate documentation; provide business and customer support as required.
Due Diligence Analysis - Perform due diligence analysis on prospective and existing vendors as required.
Compliance and Documentation - Review, analyze and action change to align with emerging standards and legislation changes to ensure appropriate and correct recognition in accordance with CRA and other applicable legislation; regularly review and update all assigned standards, processes and procedural documentation to ensure they are accurate and complete.
What you'll need
- You have a college diploma in Accounting or equivalent
- You have a minimum of three years’ experience in Finance/Accounting
- You have a high level of accuracy/attention to detail
- You are customer service focused
- Experience with Oracle eBS and Hyperion considered an asset
- Possession of, or working towards, the CPA designation is considered an asset
We're looking for
A little bit about us
Our players have been having fun and "dreaming big" since 1976 when Atlantic Lottery started offering lottery games on behalf of the governments of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island.
The game options have grown and changed over the years and so has our workforce! Today's Atlantic Lottery has more than 600 employees and offers everything from dare-to-dream draw games to online bingo; breakopen tickets to sports wagering; and games in social settings and on the Internet.
With games come winners – more than 140,000 big and small wins every day - but the best thing about lottery games is that when anyone plays, everyone benefits. 100% of our profits go back into our communities - Atlantic Lottery has returned more than $8.9 billion in profit back to our communities. Every day Atlantic Lottery's employees demonstrate our shared commitment to social responsibility, operational integrity and to making a difference across Atlantic Canada.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
Atlantic Lottery delivers a career in a fun and high-performing environment that offers a competitive salary, relevant training, development opportunities and flexible benefits. If you have a drive to succeed and a willingness to learn in a fast-paced Finance team, please apply by Nov. 28, 2017.