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Job Posting – Accounting Clerk

The Port Theatre Society requires a permanent, full-time Accounting Clerk.  This position’s hours are during regular business hours (Monday to Friday) based upon 35 hours per week. This position requires an enthusiastic, mature, self-motivated candidate capable of working in a dynamic atmosphere with many short and long-term deadlines.  The Accounting Clerk reports directly to the Finance Officer.  The Port Theatre is looking for the candidate who is a good fit with our team and has at least five years working in an office environment.


Assist the Finance Officer with various duties including accounts payable and receivable, government remittances and reports, event settlements, various account reconciliations, inventory control and other duties as required.  This position is an integral part of the Port Theatre team, working closely with other departments including Front of House, Production, Ticket Centre, and Marketing. The successful candidate will be a collaborator and communicator, able to clearly share information with staff and external contacts.  Maintaining confidentiality is crucial for this position.  To be successful in this position a high degree of attention to detail is required.


  • Experience working with QuickBooks
  • Superior organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent customer/client service skills
  • Proficiency with Office 365
  • A team approach to the workplace with strong self-motivation
  • Experience with fund accounting, Square and/or Theatre Manager is considered an asset

Up to $50,000 per annum depending on experience and skills, plus with a benefits package after completion of a three-month probationary period which includes matching RRSP contributions.

Start Date
May 1, 2023, or another, mutually agreeable date.

About the Port Theatre
The Port Theatre is not-for-profit charity and leading community performing arts centre located on Vancouver Island. On Canada’s western edge, the 800-seat theatre is often a strategically important part of the touring circuit where many national tours either begin or end their journey across the country. The Port Theatre has earned a national reputation for its acclaimed Spotlight Series which presents national and international artists. Its Discovery Series seeks out talented and emerging regional artists to assist in building their platform and creating new works. The theatre is an important community gathering place and serves as a home for many professional organizations and community groups.

The Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We celebrate and support diversity for the health and benefit of our employees and our community.

If you are excited to join our team and support our mission and values, we invite you to apply for this position with The Port Theatre Society.  We encourage collaboration and look forward to inspiring leadership in our staff.

We’re grateful for the opportunity to live, work, and celebrate the Arts on the traditional, unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Huy ch’q’a.

How to apply
Please submit a cover letter that outlines your qualifications with your résumé via email to:

Sarah Parker, Finance Officer
The Port Theatre Society

Please include “Accounting Clerk” in the subject line of your email.

Application deadline
Open until position filled.

We thank all applicants for their time; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.