Employment at The Port Theatre  


 Accountant / Finance Officer

The Port Theatre is a registered not for profit society.
This position is available as of March 5th, 2018 

The Port Theatre is looking for a full time Accountant / Finance Officer.  This position is the senior financial position with The Port Theatre; therefore, requires a mature, self-motivated candidate capable of working in a dynamic atmosphere with many short and long term deadlines.  The Accountant / Finance Officer, reports directly to the General Manager.  The minimum educational requirement for this position is a CPA designation or equivalent education and experience.  At least five years working in an office environment in a managerial capacity is required.

Not-for-profit experience in fund accounting would be an asset in addition to experience with Theatre Manager ticketing system.

The successful candidate will:

  • be able and willing to take on all aspects of this exciting position
  • have a solid understanding of accounting principles
  • have excellent communication skills with clients and co-workers
  • be thorough and detail oriented
  • capable of meeting overlapping deadlines
  • have strong computer and network skills
  • have experience with Quick Books software
  • have experience in the administration of benefits plan, GST, PST, WCB and other monthly remittances and reconciliations
  • have experience in payroll and annual budgeting
  • Human Resources experience is considered an asset

The successful candidate will show marked experience and expertise in the preparation of monthly financial statements, year-end forecasts with analysis of results and recommendations to General Manager and Board of Directors. 

Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Karen McDonnell, Interim General Manager
The Port Theatre Society
125 Front St.
Nanaimo, B.C.  V9R 6Z4
Fax: 250-754-4595

No later than Thursday, March 1st, 2018 @ 5:00pm
Interviews may start prior to closing date.

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Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.