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Senior Accountant, AP

The award-winning Vancouver Convention Centre is currently in search for a Senior Accountant, AP to join our team. This critical role oversee day-to-day operations and assists management in decision making processes by reviewing and analyzing related business activities. This position ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers, maintains accurate records and control reports, completes month-end procedures and reports, and reconciles discrepancies/disputes to ensure accurate expense processing.

 

ABOUT US:

BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) is a provincial Crown Corporation with a significant mandate to generate economic and community benefit for the people of British Columbia through its world class facilities - BC Place Stadium and the Vancouver Convention Centre. Our internationally-recognized facilities host a diverse range of events, from global summit meetings, professional and amateur sports to trade and consumer shows, and cultural, film and entertainment events, generating in excess of $400 million annually of economic benefit.

PavCo is recognized as a global leader in venue development, marketing and management. The Province’s flagship stadium, BC Place is proudly referred to as “Canada’s Home Stadium” for international sporting events. The iconic Vancouver Convention Centre is the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention facility and has twice been named “World’s Best Convention Centre”.

Across all business units, PavCo’s team of approximately 800 staff collaborate with a diverse range of local and international partners, official suppliers with over 1,400 staff, and clientele to host an exciting year-round schedule of events. Together, we consistently deliver an outstanding level of commitment, skill and professionalism as we host exceptional experiences for a global audience.

 

WHY WORK WITH US:

Located on Vancouver’s downtown waterfront with a dramatic mountain backdrop, the Vancouver Convention Centre offers one of the most beautiful settings in the world to build your career.

Our award-winning facility hosts more than 550 events a year, from global conventions and trade and consumer shows to meetings, banquets and special events, welcoming hundreds of thousands of attendees from around the world. Apart from generating vital economic activity for BC, these events provide an important platform for the exchange of knowledge and information across industry sectors. The Convention Centre is an enviable position, consistently attracting globally sought-after events that bring industry leaders from around the world working in medicine, education, arts, intellectual science and many other influential fields.

Apart from the distinction of ‘Best Convention Centre and Best Convention Centre Service in North America’ by Watkins Research Group, we are proud to be the world’s first double LEED® Platinum certified convention centre. Our commitment to global leadership in environmental sustainability does not stop at our building; we follow sustainable practices daily from our ‘scratch’ kitchen that provides healthy food offerings to our staff and guests using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, to our extensive facility-wide recycling program.

At the Convention Centre, you will join an extraordinary team recognized for a commitment to delivering unparalleled, seamless service to our guests and leadership in all aspects of our business. Our leaders are passionate about the growth of others, investing the time to coach, teach and advise every day. Leaders look for talent and find opportunities for that talent to flourish and shine.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Leads the Accounts Payable function, including vendor relations.
  • Reviews and maintains AP related systems, procedures and policies, ensuring adherence to company guidelines. Takes an active part in development and implementation of the new policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and reconciles the disbursement bank account for PavCo.
  • Audits in-house supplier invoices for accurate coding to event and G/L accounts.
  • Documents, communicates, and acts upon all variances identified. Participates in audit processes and ensures compliance with operating procedures and regulations.
  • Maintains confidentiality of propriety information, protects company assets and protects the privacy and security of our guests and coworkers.
  • Records, stores, and analyzes information using company software.
  • Supports professional development of the AP team, aimed to ensure high performance standards and engagement level.

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field; or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum three years’ work experience in Accounts Payable with one year in leadership role
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office in particular Excel.
  • Experience with centralized financial software programs.
  • Knowledge of EBMS software is an asset.

 

 

This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to achieving outstanding results.

The team at PavCo thanks you for your application.

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