River Cree Resort

  • Resort Director of Finance

    Job Location CA-AB-Enoch
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 2:01 AM)
    Full Time
  • Overview

    A structured Resort Director of Finance role is critical to the success of the River Cree Group. The primary goal of the Resort Director of Finance is to provide complete and accurate accounting of the River Cree Group.


    The Resort Director of Finance responsibilities include, but are not limited to, internal controls and financial reporting. The Resort Director of Finance responsibilities also include management of day-to-day accounting functions, management of financial statement preparation and reporting, federal and provincial income and excise tax compliance, budgeting, and development and implementation of accounting policies & procedures for the River Cree Group.


    The River Cree Group Resort Director of Finance will have several key roles to fulfill including the ability to:


    Plan, develop, and execute, the River Cree Group’s overall accounting and financial reporting strategy.


    Design and execute a strategy to communicate key elements of the River Cree Group’s accounting to senior executives including:


    • Establish transparent accounting relationship with stakeholders, related entity principals, and the Group’s management and staff
    • Build accounting, budgeting and financial reporting capability at the River Cree Group
    • Select and hire personnel with the experience and skills necessary to perform River Cree Group accounting functions
    • Supervise, evaluate, and mentor accounting personnel
    • Support effective professional development and performance of accounting staff


    Ensure the effective management of the River Cree Group accounting department including:


    • External reporting obligations being met.
    • Establish and maintain the integrity of River Cree Group’s asset management procedures including cash, property, plant & equipment and receivables
    • Discharge the Group’s liabilities through an effective and timely payables management system
    • Steward the overall financial health of The River Cree Group using established best practices in the best interest of its stakeholders
    • Enforcement of accounting discipline/guidelines
    • Maintain River Cree Group’s accounting systems to facilitate informed management decision-making and when necessary reconfigure River Cree Group’s accounting function to reflect business needs as they evolve.
    • Execute all duties and responsibilities according to lawful and ethical standards that exists in this profession.


    Working closely with the Chief Financial Officer the Financial Resort Director of Finance would be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:


    • Preparing required financial statements including supplemental financial reports on a periodic basis
    • Overseeing day-to-day accounting functions including sales, accounts payable, payroll, cash management and treasury
    • Managing internal and external audits including tax audits and compliance audits
    • Maintaining and managing written accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
    • Supervising and mentoring accounting personnel including performance evaluations and feedback


    • Ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements related to Casino Facility Licence
    • Ensure compliance with all reporting requirements related to FNDF grant agreement
    • Coordination of regulatory audit requirements


    • Ensure compliance with contractual reporting requirements arising from partnership agreements
    • Responsible for proper accounting and distribution of partnership cash flow entitlements
    • Coordination of contractual audit requirements   


    • Ensure compliance with requirements of loan agreement
    • Responsible for Group-wide operational and capital budget preparation and variance analysis
    • Responsible for working capital and short-term banking / credit requirements
    • Responsible to ensure Group-wide compliance with contractual reporting requirements


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Commerce or related field.
    • Five years experience in controllership or related positions and management experience.
    • Candidate should hold a recognized accounting designation (CA, CMA or CGA).
    • Individual should be analytical, flexible, team-oriented, have excellent interpersonal and follow up skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.  Solid verbal and written skills as well as the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Proficient in the standard MS office applications. 
    • Detailed accounting knowledge of GL, job costing, A/P, payroll, capital asset, budgeting and financial reporting and cash management. Casino accounting knowledge would be an asset
    • Knowledge of Canadian and provincial business corporations act.


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