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Accounting Manager

GAME ON – OLG needs you

We’ve said GAME ON, and we mean it – OLG is rapidly transforming its organization to better serve Ontarians by delivering great gaming experiences through our digital, retail lottery, and land-based casino channels. In our fiscal 2019-20 year alone, OLG delivered over $2.3 billion in net profit to the Province of Ontario. OLG is now expanding our horizons even further, with a new strategic direction, to become a world class gaming entertainment leader with a globally admired digital platform.

We are ready to take this game to the next level and need a passionate Accounting Manager to work under the direction of the Sr Manager, support the development and coordination of all corporate accounting functions for Land-based Gaming (including Cgaming) including day-to-day accounting, month end and year end activities, as per the needs of various internal and external stakeholders, while ensuring principles of sound financial reporting processes and internal controls are met.


Reporting to the Sr Manager Accounting, you will be empowered to:

  • Support the team’s recurring financial month end responsibilities to ensure all tasks are completed on time and accurately, while focusing on improving automation and process efficiency providing guidance and directions as necessary. These include but is not limited to revenues, expenses and accruals, financial statements, account reconciliations, journal entries as well as, review and resolution of significant financial statement variances.

  • Lead the team’s preparation of accurate and timely working papers and financial reports to enable the fiscal year-end audit, collaborating with Senior Manager to ensure all deliverables are met.  Provide support to the team on various issues regarding year end and if needed be first level reviewer on any applicable working papers.

  • Provide guidance and direction on the implementation of process improvement efficiencies including the use data and analytics, and robotic process automation, focusing on increasing accuracy and efficiency in financial reporting and maximizing value for the Province of Ontario. 

  • Provide guidance to the team to ensure that the internal controls over financial reporting are in place to ensure accuracy of input into the Corporate General Ledger; ensuring adherence to sound principles of internal control including the Internal Control Framework and Ministry of Finance Memorandum of Understanding and other applicable Ministry directives

  • Collaborate with internal business partners, OLG department leads and external parties to review and provide financial information and recommendations on various trends and comparisons, metrics, freedom of information requests, master service agreements/contracts, procurement documents, contract language interpretation and guidance and other adhoc requests for information as required

  • Assist the team in preparing the calculation of service provider fees (in excess of $2 billion annually), including permitted capital fees, and associated financial reconciliations, ensuring service provider adheres to contractual obligations; provide direction and training to service providers on various contract requirements and if needed be first level reviewer.

  • Provide guidance and support to the team regarding the land-based gaming service provider contracts and interpretation therefore

  • Prepare calculations of various external corporate stakeholder obligations such as; municipal commissions, win contribution, charity payments, and Resort Casino contractual obligations (Total stakeholders approx. 500 million) and if needed be first level reviewer

  • Participate on adhoc projects, strategic initiatives by assisting/reviewing in the development of business requirements, overseeing user acceptance testing and providing subject matter expertise

  • Provide direction on the compilation  and summarizing of sensitive payment information in response to requests from internal and external stakeholders, especially Freedom of Information requests and/or requests for the Ministry of Finance

  • Oversee and assist the team on the daily/weekly revenue reporting processes, including daily/weekly reconciliations of revenue for all reporting functions; ensuring timeliness and accuracy of revenue. Collaborate, where applicable, with service providers in the resolution of issues.


Work Experience: 3-5 years of experience in financial accounting and reporting. Experience in IFRS is preferred.   

Education: University degree in finance, accounting or business. Professional accounting designation – CPA. Knowledge of gaming/lottery would be preferred.

Critical Skills: Excellent relationship management skills. People leadership skills, ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage multiple deliverables. Planning, organizational and prioritization skills are key. Analytical/problem solving/risk management skills. Expertise in MS Office & various Gaming systems. Finance/accounting software solutions

Collaboration & Fun: inclusive and collaborative work style while creating fun and excitement in our work

Integrity and Trust: do what’s right and operate with transparency and openness



  • Part of a Bigger Picture: socially responsible company that gives back all its profits to the province and people of Ontario

  • Flexible Work Environment: to help balance both work and life

  • You Matter: family friendly work practices and remote work

  • Freedom to Innovate: supports new and better ways to be successful

  • Be your Authentic Self: environment that values diversity as a source of strength

  • Learning Galore: 24-7 access to robust online learning programs 

  • Public Service Pension Plan: participate in a major defined benefit pension plan sponsored by the Government of Ontario

  • Variable Pay Program: performance-based incentives to share in our success (Permanent OLG Employees Only)

Learn about OLG – GAME ON!

OLG’s purpose is to contribute to a better Ontario by delivering great entertainment experiences for our customers. We are a multi-billion-dollar organization with a wide array of business lines including, lottery, land-based casinos, digital lottery and casino, horseracing, and charitable gaming. OLG is amidst a massive transformation focusing on being customer obsessed and bringing our digital business to a whole new level.

The key to our success is our people. Our culture will be grounded in true, positive partnerships that embrace trust, clarity, and openness in all that we do. We are supporting and empowering employees and teams across the organization through greater accountability, leadership development and growth opportunities. OLG is embracing more flexible work options and family friendly work practices including remote work.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential elements of our culture, the cornerstone to our values of respect, integrity, stewardship, and excellence. At OLG, our employees have the space to be themselves and use their perspectives and skills to benefit the people and the Province of Ontario.

While we are re-shaping and growing our business, we are unwavering when it comes to living our purpose, and ensuring our business delivers meaningful benefits for the people of Ontario. OLG’s net profits are reinvested back into the province, contributing to the quality of life for Ontarians.

To learn more about OLG go to our website at  

We look forward to hearing from you, interested applicants please apply online by August 11, 2022.

OLG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please contact Human Resources at [email protected] if you require accommodation at any time throughout the hire process.

We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.