Accountant, MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad

  • 50 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 3A5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League.  

MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. 

We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

In the role of Accountant, you will be a part of MLSE’s multifaceted and engaging Finance team, responsible for supporting MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad finance functions. You will report directly to the Manager, Accounting & Administration, and work closely with MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad groups to accurately report financial results.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead general accounting duties, including preparing monthly journal entries and accruals
  • Maintain accounting schedules and reconciliations of various financial accounts
  • Perform month-end P&L analysis to ensure accuracy, completeness, and reasonability for supported departments
  • Work with MLSE Foundation and MLSE LaunchPad business operation teams to review significant account variances to plan and prior year, and understand business trends and forecasts
  • Maintain capital assets schedules
  • Assist in business planning
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual financial documents including supporting information for notes
  • Provide support in the coordination of external auditor requests
  • Complete the tax receipting process in a timely manner
  • Lead special projects and perform analysis on an ad-hoc basis

 

Qualifications

Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience.  We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.

  • You are passionate about the not-for-profit sector and community engagement
  • You have earned a post graduate degree or diploma preferably in Business Administration, Finance or Commerce
  • You have a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience
  • You are enrolled in or in the process of acquiring a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • You are highly analytical and detail oriented, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • You possess a keen ability to build and lead effective working relationships with other departments and external partners
  • You demonstrate initiative and can work independently and as part of a team
  • You possess outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to independently lead and prioritize work activities and inputs
  • You have an outstanding understanding of MS Office and are a wizard with MS Excel!
  • Your experience with Oracle Cloud ERP and Salesforce CRM makes you an asset
  • Your knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency’s Receipting and Books and Records rules helps you stand out from the rest!

Additional Information

Apply by: December 25, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process. If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email [email protected] Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.