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Director, Finance

Requisition #2301571
Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Gananoque
Job StreamFinance / Accounting / Payroll
Site LocationShorelines Casino Thousand Islands
Job TypePermanent, Full-Time
Number of Positions Open1
Posting Date12-Apr-2018
Expiry Date26-Apr-2018
Travel RequiredFrequently
Educational RequirementsMasters Degree
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP), a controlled affiliate of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, is currently seeking a driven and energetic individual to join our growing business in eastern Ontario as Director, Finance.   The Director, Finance reports to the Vice President, Operations -East and is responsible for the overall senior direction of the company’s finance operations for the three OGELP properties under the Shorelines banner: Casino Thousand Islands (Gananoque), Casino Belleville and Casino Peterborough.


As our ideal candidate, the Director, Finance will be a seasoned and confident leader with the knowledge, skills and abilities to execute the following duties and responsibilities: 

  • Providing commercial and financial leadership for all OGELP sites
  • Proactively partnering with management, property management and outside stakeholders to ensure operational business objectives are established and aligned with corporate strategic objectives
  • Managing and maintaining strong working relationships with regulators in OGELP, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (and subsidiaries), lenders and financial institutions, suppliers, external auditors, government and Crown partners, etc.
  • Stewarding sound finance operations across the OGELP sites
  • Providing advice, direction and counsel to the VP, General Managers and the Operations Management team in financial matters
  • Supporting the VP in leading the business’s strategic planning processes
  • Leading processes in OGELP for weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports required by regulators, lenders, partnerships, and Great Canadian Gaming
  • Directing operational analysis and financial planning in OGELP including, but not limited to, analysis of marketing initiatives, labour and capital investment to ensure optimum efficiency, effectiveness and desired ROI
  • Leading the company’s budget process in OGELP and liaising with Great Canadian Gaming Corporation stakeholders to ensure deadlines and deliverables are met
  • Identifying strategic opportunities for improvement and efficiency such as revenue growth, cost savings, business process improvement
  • Proactively contributing to the achievement of the organization’s short and long-term business goals
  • Maintaining sound up-to-date understanding and knowledge of the gaming business, taxation, accounting, payroll issues and practices, as well as the technology required to effectively fulfill responsibilities
  • Ensuring compliance with licensing laws, health and safety and other statutory regulations
  • Performing other duties as assigned or directed

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualifications: 

  • Personifies Great Canadian’s values in action: Integrity, Team Engagement, Drive to Succeed, Service Excellence and Citizenship
  • A passion for providing Great Experiences and Memories to our internal and external guests in the continual quest of achieving Service Excellence
  • CPA or equivalent designation
  • MBA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of post-certification experience as a financial and business controller, preferably in a large hospitality or gaming operation
  • Advanced computer proficiency in MS Office suite with mastery in Excel and enterprise resource planning systems (preferably JD Edwards) and Cognos EP
  • Ability to exceed internal and external customer expectations through timely, effective and service oriented communication

Location: This position will be based out of the Shorelines Casino Thousand Islands property in Gananoque, Ontario

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are welcome to click on the APPLY ONLINE NOW button and take a moment to register with our career centre.  We will be accepting applications until Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:00 PM EST.   OGELP thanks all candidates that apply for this position; candidates who will be moving forward in the recruitment process will be contacted directly by our Recruitment Team.


OGELP will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to advise in advance if accommodation is required.