Job Opportunity


Calgary, Alberta

Project #3070

Position Overview

The role of the Accountant is to handle the accounting function for the administrative side of the organization.  This includes Revenue Recognition, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Revenue Entry for Tickets sales and Donations to Theatre Calgary
  • Monthly General Ledger Accounts Reconciliations and working papers
  • GST reconciliations and Quarterly Returns
  • Periodic reporting on the usage of Grant Revenue
  • Online Subsidy applications
  • AGLC annual reporting and General Ledger entries relating to these funds
  • Administration Accounts Payable
  • Execution of the Weekly Accounts Payable Pay run.
  • Semi-monthly administration payroll, production and distribution of T4’s, T4A’s and T4A-NR’s annually.
  • Weekly Administration Payroll
  • Processing of Employee Expenses
  • Audit Preparation as Required
  • Other General Journal Entries as needed.
  • Other duties as specified by the Director of Finance and Administration

Candidate Profile

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Prior equivalent General Ledger experience preferably in the not for profit industry.
  • High level of competence with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working with Xero and Tessitura an asset.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and challenge existing processes to promote efficiency.

Working conditions

Long periods sitting at a desk.    40 hour week, flexible hours with core hours of (10:00 – 2:00pm)

Salary and Benefits

Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000

After initial probationary period employees will be eligible to join our group RRSP plan with employer matching and comprehensive healthcare program.

About Theatre Calgary

Theatre Calgary’s vision is to stand amongst the best theatres globally as a leader in innovative, impactful and diverse programming. Our mission is to stimulate, provoke and delight through ambitious programming created to ignite local, national and international engagement in a sustainable manner. Theatre Calgary reflects the communities, the country, and the world we live in with ambitious programming, passionate community engagement and extraordinary productions. For more than 50 years, we have focused our energy on providing our community with the highest level of classic and contemporary plays, featuring the best artists from Calgary and across the country.

Theatre Calgary encourages applications from our diverse community. Theatre Calgary is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We recognize that increasing the diversity of our staff, on all levels, in integral to accomplishing this objective.  We are creating policies, practices, and programs that work toward the goal of dismantling systemic racism. We welcome all applications from women and gender nonconforming people, people of color, indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of Theatre Calgary.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Theatre Calgary acknowledges that we live, work and create on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Kainai, Piikani), the Tsuut’ina, the Îyâxe Nakoda Nations, the Métis Nation (Region 3), and all people who make their homes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. They were the original occupants of this land and continue to be here to this day. Theatre Calgary is grateful to have the opportunity to present in this territory.

Additional Information

For additional information please contact the undersigned and/or forward your cover letter and résumé, quoting Project #3070, to:

Tomoya Ouchi, RPR
Executive Search Consultant
Cenera Inc.
Phone: 403.294.3784
Toll Free: 800.387.8797
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