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Senior Accountant (FT, 12-36 months)

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
Senior Accountant (FT, 12-36 months)

Location: Kamloops, BC, CA

Job Function: Finance Corporate Services and Internal Audit


Joining the Finance & Corporate Services (FCS) team at BCLC means you'll be working with a dedicated group of talented professionals in Financial Reporting & Operations, Financial Planning & Analysis, Procurement, Business Continuity, Facilities, and Business Services.

As a member of the finance team, you'll contribute to the financial management of an organization responsible for the conduct and management of lottery operations, casino & community gaming, and eGaming throughout the province. The division manages the planning, accounting and reporting of revenue (typically in excess of $2 billion annually) across the different gaming channels. In addition, FCS is responsible for the effective payment to gaming service providers, lottery retailers, vendors & employees. In a normal operating year, net income returned to the Province of British Columbia exceeds $1 billion annually.

As a Crown Corporation that typically earns more than two billion dollars in annual revenue, BCLC's commitment to giving funds back to the province is an integral part of our business, but still only one piece of the picture. At BCLC, we exist to generate win-wins for the greater good. WE believe everything we do must benefit the well-being o all involved. Through our Social Purpose, we aspire to make sure, in all of our endeavours and transactions and relationships - in the most important sense of life, livelihood, meaning and well-being - nobody loses, and every person we touch comes out ahead.

Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant delivers professional services and financial solutions to the organization. This role ensures that policies, programs, services and strategies are conceptualized, developed and implemented. The Senior Accountant will act as a consultative partner by providing expertise, analysis and advice to internal and external stakeholders to BCLC to enable the business to deliver on operational and financial reporting efficiently and effectively.

Key Accountabilities:
The Senior Accountant will perform all or some of the following duties:
  • Understands, interprets, and explains financial accounting standards, corporate policies, procedures, standards and guidelines;
  • Understands and explains the function of key business processes and systems;
  • Performs complex analyses and operational reports which may have high-level or external audiences;
  • Performs primary and secondary reviews of others' work;
  • Where departmentally appropriate performs/supports master data maintenance on financial operational systems;
  • Acts as a subject matter expert;
  • Researches, develops, and implements processes, policies, and procedures;
  • Provides informal leadership through coaching and mentoring peers and other staff members;
  • Proactively develops, maintains, and manages strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Writes accounting position papers and standards interpretation memos as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • An accredited professional accounting designation;
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible accounting experience;
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.
Technical Requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of principles of accounting with the ability to apply them in a practical way;
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and trusting relationships with managers, employees and peers;
  • Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to present complex information in an easily understood manner tailoring the communication to diverse audiences to facilitate understanding;
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work within established deadlines and time constraints;
  • Ability to assist, direct and provide ongoing review, feedback and training on the operational activities of the accountants;
  • Demonstrated ability to act on own initiative and exercise professional judgment;
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to be self-motivated, work independently, as well as being part of a team;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and motivational skills;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation;
  • Working knowledge of corporate financial systems (SAP, Connect);
  • Strong computer skills - MS office suite;
  • Attention to detail.
Additional Information:
  • Effective November 22, 2021, BCLC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by Health Canada). Full vaccination will be required before commencing employment with BCLC unless a legal exemption is obtained.
  • To build a rich diverse workforce representing the communities which we serve, we welcome applications from people of all colours and cultures, persons with diverse abilities, and members of the LGBTQ2S+ community.
  • BCLC values work life balance and offers remote work options for its employees.
  • Relocation assistance is available for successful job candidates.
  • If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance at any step of your application, please send an email with your request to
  • For over more than a decade, we have been recognized as one of BC's Top Employers - and we are constantly seeking ways to improve our employee and player experience. To learn more about BCLC, please visit:
Please Note:
This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.

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