Director of Facility Accounting, SMG Canada; Moncton

Accounting / Finance




About the role

SMG Canada, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, is seeking a Director of Facility Accounting to lead our Finance Department.

The Director of Facility Accounting plans and directs all aspects of financial and accounting activities at the facility by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Include the following, however other duties may be assigned:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of facility goals and priorities relating to financial management, budget, accounting, purchasing, and/or payroll in compliance with provincial and federal law, and SMG policies and procedures
  • Monitors SMG compliance with all provisions of the management contract
  • Maintains contact with SMG's Risk Management Department and Insurance broker for coordination of appropriate coverage
  • Maintains strong working relationships with City Departments and officials
  • Reviews all contracts for client, events, subcontractors, food and beverage or concessionaires
  • Reviews and/or prepares event settlements
  • Reviews and executes all cheques and deposits; reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements
  • Monitors and projects daily cash flow; invests excess cash as needed
  • Reviews and provides input regarding all purchasing of capital assets, and facility supplies
  • Develop and implement all financial reporting, including:
    • Preparing financial statements for the Client and SMG Corporate, and other financial reports, including monthly statements, Annual Budget and Annual Report
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of accounting records to show receipts and expenditures
  • Directs the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, revenue distribution, depreciation, cost, property, and operating expenses, and insurance records
  • Analyzes financial performance and cost analyses for all departments; prepares monthly financial statements, recommends appropriate actions/changes in order to meet business goals
  • Prepares statements and reports of estimated future costs and revenues
  • Directs internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls
  • Coordinates preparation of Client or external audit materials and financial reporting; implements recommendations of Client as requested
  • Coordinates year-end report of fiscal performance for the General Manager's report
  • Directs the installation and maintenance of any new accounting, timekeeping, payroll, inventory, property, and other related procedures and controls
  • Reviews financial statements with management personnel
  • Acts as Manager on Duty as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages the Finance and Box Office Departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with SMG's policies and applicable laws.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in public accounting and/or financial management at a supervisory level or as department head

Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
  • Excellent math skills; high aptitude for figures
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and organizational ability
  • Ability to work with and maintain highly confidential information required
  • Effective supervisory skills

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have extensive knowledge of accounting software, spreadsheets and word processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) is preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific physical demands for this job include close vision for review of information on a PC monitor, as well as, hard copy output.

Other Requirements

Due to the nature of our business candidates may need to be able to work flexible hours; including evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.


Salary, Bonus eligibility, Auto-allowance eligibility. This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

To Apply

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to

PLEASE NOTE: All successful candidates will be required to successfully complete a background check, which may include criminal, credit, credential and reference check.