• Director of Finance

    Posted Date 6 days ago(1/16/2019 5:00 PM)
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  • Overview

    From the brand that rocks the world, a career that rocks yours!  We are seeking talented individuals to join the band and help launch the Hard Rock brand in the region. 


    The Director of Finance directs all activities for general accounting gaming and non-gaming, revenue audits, accounts payable, payroll, and accounts receivable.

    Reporting to the President this is a full-time permanent position located in Ottawa, available immediately.




    • Manages the monthly financial closing process.
    • Prepares financial reports, balance sheet reconciliations, reviewing and documentation of systems, policies, and procedures and standards of various financial areas where appropriate.
    • Make recommendations to strengthen or streamline current practices.
    • Prepares and/or assists with journal entries, bank reconciliations, and financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger and from departments.
    • Audits various functions in Finance and other departments.
    • Gathers and maintains information to assist with Quarterly and Yearly Audits for Internal and External auditors.
    • Prepares and/or assists with detailed account analysis.
    • Analyzes fluctuations in departmental results and variances from budgets.
    • Assists Staff Accountants with maintenance of General Ledger system and reports.
    • Assists Staff Accountants with maintenance of Fixed Asset accounting system.
    • Coordinates and supports business and financial planning, including short and long term financial forecasting.
    • Assists in the development and monitoring of service level agreements.
    • Supports the annual budget process. Develops historical, current and potential future trend analysis.
    • Assesses and communicates financial and operating results to managers.
    • Responsible for monthly executive financial reporting requirements.
    • Develops appropriate financial and operating metrics for use by management in decision making.
    • Ensures departmental goals and performance measures are understood and achieved by managers.
    • Provides support for centralized functions associated with the respective business enterprise.
    • Evaluates and develops financial analysis tools to assess growth, investment or liquidation options.
    • Participates in the assessment of current systems and business processes for adequacy and consistency.
    • Develops financial and operating statements. Assists and/or presents information.
    • Demonstrates a commitment to ensuring responsible gaming and responsible alcohol service by discreetly notifying appropriate management of concerns and observations.
    • Ensures prompt and discreet notification to management and/or the Ethics Hotline of any observation of illegal acts or internal ethics violations.
    • Promotes positive public/employee relations at all times.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Lives the Brand.


    This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.





    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance and five (5) years of accounting/financial management experience in the casino industry or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
    • Must have extensive experience with computerized accounting systems, preferably Infinium and Cognos.
    • Certified Public Accountant and/or MBA preferred.
    • Must have strong knowledge of MS Excel.



    • Ability to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays is required.
    • Ability to deliver a service level which creates an atmosphere that makes our guests want to return, giving each guest a positive, memorable entertainment experience.
    • Commitment to routinely go above and beyond in the accomplishment of position responsibilities in an effort to play a role in the achievement of organizational goals.
    • Must present an image of excitement, enthusiasm, and outgoing personality, while being able to project a professional demeanor.
    • Ability to lead and mentor a team.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Must possess knowledge of hotel casino operations, and accounting and internal controls.
    • Must possess ability to effectively direct and manage team members.
    • Must possess ability to read and understand all Hard Rock policies and procedures.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with guests, vendors and team members.
    • Must possess basic mathematical skills to include ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide specific to position responsibilities.
    • Must possess ability to handle non-standard situations where independent judgement is required and limited guidelines exist.
    • Must apply for, obtain and remain eligible for the appropriate AGCO License.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with guests in English, specific to position duties and responsibilities.


    Hard Rock International is an equal opportunity employer. We live our motto LOVE ALL – SERVE ALL, and strive to foster an inclusive workplace culture for every team member. Hard Rock welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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