Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music Controller Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Edmonton, AB

The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is recognized as one of North America’s finest acoustic concert facilities and is home to the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra,…

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Francis Winspear Centre for Music & Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Are you known for your ability to bring the details together to form the big picture?

Do you enjoy applying creativity in your work to achieve the greatest return?

Would you like to work in the heart of the Downtown Arts District?

The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is recognized as one of North America’s finest acoustic concert facilities and is home to the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble of 56 professional musicians that performs over 100 concerts per year. The Winspear hosts internationally recognized groups and artists and serves many of the city’s businesses and arts and community service organizations with over 400 events per year. The Winspear Centre presents top-quality events, maintains the venue as a welcoming gathering space, and maximizes the use of the facility as a community resource while reducing barriers for people to access musical arts experiences. The ESO and Winspear’s vision is to better the lives of people in our community through live music.

We are seeking a Controller . Reporting to the Director of Finance & Operations, this position is responsible for preparing accurate information for Management and the Board of Directors, including analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reports. You will implement and monitor internal controls and work with external auditors to ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with established legal regulatory and company policies and procedures. You are responsible for managing the organization’s accounting functions and providing strategic analysis with the goal of maximizing the organization’s financial and operational integrity and viability. You will assist internal departments by tracking and analyzing trends and data and producing reports to offer business solutions.

Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree in accounting/business and a recognized accounting designation. Your profile includes financial analysis, budgeting and operational planning experience, coupled with superior critical-thinking skills, a strong understanding of Excel and ERP applications and the ability to adapt and innovate in problem solving. Some management or supervisory experience is preferred, and effective communication skills are a must. Familiarity with the not-for-profit sector and an appreciation of the value that Arts and culture bring to the community as a whole is strongly recommended for success in this role.

If you would enjoy a challenging role with opportunity for advancement and the challenge of ensuring the sustainability of a major Canadian performing ensemble and one of North America’s finest cultural venues, submit your application to advance your career with this anchor arts organization in Alberta’s capital city. Email your cover letter including salary expectations and résumé as an attached PDF to Meghan Unterschultz at [email protected] . Subject line: Controller. We thank all candidates for their interest. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-23
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