Website Western Canada Theatre
Regional theatre company, based in Kamloops BC.
Western Canada Theatre is Kamloops’ own professional theatre organization. Contributing a central role to the region’s vibrant cultural landscape, WCT acts as a theatre creator, venue operator, and box office provider. A charitable organization, our organization is filled with creative, hard-working and passionate team members who strive to make a difference to our art form, city and region. Within this collaborative working environment, WCT offers opportunities for your personal and career growth.
WCT is seeking an ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE to play a vital role on WCT’s finance team, which provides support and structure to enable our organization to succeed. This role supports all areas of our operations.
The Accounting Associate is responsible for the accurate and timely entry of financial data for WCT, the Kamloops Live! Box Office and Sagebrush Theatre. Under the leadership of the Director of Finance, duties will be assigned to meet the organization’s goals. Areas of focus may include payables, receivables, banking, payroll and/or reporting. The successful candidate is self-directed and thrives within a busy environment with evolving responsibilities and duties.
· A mix of experience and education will be considered: an accounting certificate (or equivalent), with hands-on experience in the field. While we prefer experience in the non-profit sector, all prior accounting experience will be considered.
· Working knowledge accounting principles, GAAP, and the use of both manual and computerized accounting systems (Adagio preferred)
· Proficient with the Microsoft suite of products, especially Excel
Also an asset would be:
· Experience with a non-profit, charitable, arts or community organization
· A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle on a daily basis
This is an ongoing, full-time position, ideally Monday-Friday, with some flexibility in work hours that will include evenings and weekends. WCT is pleased to offer a generous benefits package, ticket benefits and more. Employment is subject to WCT’s staff employment policies. The successful candidate must be able to legally work in Canada and provide a satisfactory criminal records check prior to commencing work. The salary range is negotiable, within the range of $36-41,000, commensurate to experience & training. Start date is flexible, though ideally would be January 6, 2020.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé and references to:
Ron Thompson, Director of Finance
Applications due by end of business on Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Western Canada Theatre is committed to diversity in the workplace and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, and to self-identify if they so choose. Due to the volume of submissions, we thank all who express interest in this position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Safe & Respectful Workplace Statement
Western Canada Theatre is committed to the creation of a respectful work environment and supports those who have experienced or witnessed toxic behaviours. We stand up against behaviour that undermines the dignity or self- esteem of any individual, or which creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment. We invite all our Artists and Staff to partner with us in speaking up against harassment and standing together in addressing problems when they arise.
Western Canada Theatre acknowledges that we live, work and tell our stories on the traditional territory of Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc, whose people are the traditional stewards of this land.
Since 1975, Western Canada Theatre has been producing innovative, entertaining, and educational theatre for audiences in Kamloops, throughout BC’s Southern Interior, and across Canada. We have grown into one of the largest producing theatres in BC and have had a remarkable impact on the national theatre landscape: producing premieres of important new Canadian and Indigenous work, training some of Canada’s finest theatre professionals, and showcasing our work and our artists across the country through touring and co-productions.
Kamloops is our home and is a great place to live and work. We offer you the opportunity to thrive in a city that boasts a reasonable cost of living, gorgeous terrain, active lifestyle, and, of course, the sunny weather of BC’s Southern Interior. For more information, visit Kamloops.ca