Reporting directly to the Director, Finance, the Accountant is responsible for assisting with the preparation of monthly financial statements, financial analysis and department operational reports for OEG companies. This includes, but not limited to preparing bank reconciliations, preparing weekly and monthly journal entries and preparing monthly accounting working papers for the Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Oil Kings, Bakersfield Condors, and Rogers Place.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assists with the preparation of financial statements, financial analysis and department operational reports
  • Assists with preparation of NHL league wide reporting
  • Maintains day-to-day accounting processes including posting journal entries and preparing general ledger reconciliations
  • Posts and reconciles NHL league revenues and expenses
  • Assists with annual financial statement audit, including preparation and review of audit working papers, and coordination with external auditors
  • Maintain accounting controls by supporting Finance Department policies and procedures.
  • Supports the annual budget process
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Post-Secondary Accounting Diploma or Degree required
  • Minimum five years in an accounting background or related field
  • Experience with accounting and financial reporting software and a proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Great Plains and BI360 is an asset
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external parties
  • Deadline oriented with the ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Expects highest quality performance from self and others